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Bus lane enforcement on Coppergate

Access to Coppergate bus lane is restricted between the junctions with Clifford Street/Nessgate and Piccadilly, between 8.00am and 6.00pm each day.

Only the following motor vehicles are allowed through Coppergate during restricted hours:

  • 8.00am to 10.00am: buses, taxis and private hire vehicles
  • 10.00am to 4.00pm: buses, taxis, private hire vehicles, and vehicles for loading
  • 4.00pm to 6.00pm: buses, taxis and private hire vehicles

Between 6.00pm and 8.00am access is not restricted.

The restrictions do not apply to bicycles.

Traffic enforcement cameras on Coppergate

Street signs are in place at the entrance to Coppergate to alert motorists to bus lane restrictions.

We enforce the bus lane restrictions on Coppergate using automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) traffic cameras, which use car registration details during restricted hours.

We'll issue a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) to the registered owner of the vehicle if you breach bus lane restrictions.

Penalty Charge Notices issued on Coppergate

If you receive a PCN, full instructions on what to do next, who to contact, and how pay or appeal are included on the notice - do not contact the Traffic Management Team; they're unable to assist with such enquiries.

You can pay or appeal your bus lane PCN online.

Details of PCNs issued on Coppergate in the past 24 months are as follows:

Month PCNs issued
April 2024 475
March 2024 417
February 2024 488
January 2024 705
December 2023 506
November 2023 529
October 2023 3
September 2023 4
August 2023 7
July 2023 11
June 2023 263
May 2023 709
April 2023 88
March 2023 310
February 2023 25
January 2023 159
December 2022 610
November 2022 510
October 2022 384
September 2022 707
August 2022 677
July 2022 535
June 2022 1040
May 2022 480

Also see

Bus Lane Enforcement Team

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01604 625640