Rotherham Interchange reopens after vehicle fire

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Rotherham Interchange has reopened today following a vehicle fire on Sunday evening.

All buses with temporary stopping arrangements in the town centre resumed running from the Interchange from start of service. All entrances re-opened, including via the Shopping Mall.

The Multi-Storey Car Park and Stand A6 will remain closed, and the Smart Ticket Vending Machines out of operation, until further notice. Services from Stand A6 will be reallocated to Stand B6. Service 66, operated by First and TM Travel, will be reallocated to Stand B5.

Buses have been unable to use part of Rotherham Interchange and pedestrian access limited to Platform B since Monday, following significant fire damage at Stand A6.

A SYPTE spokesperson, said: “Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire and SYPTE is working hard to remedy the remaining building damage and to minimise inconvenience. We thank our customers for their patience during this time.”

Extra staff will remain on site to assist customers. Further information about stop changes is available online at travelsouthyorkshire.com, via Twitter @TSYalertsand Traveline 01709 51 51 51.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call 101 or emailenquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk quoting incident number 1263 of 15 May 2016.

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