Kiplingcotes Derby travel information
EAST YORKS: Motorists are warned of possible delays in the Yorkshire Wolds as the oldest horse race in England – The Kiplingcotes Derby – is run for the 494th time on Thursday.
The race's fame has attracted increasing visitors and East Riding Council has ruled the winning post road can no longer be accessed or used for parking by spectators.
Laybys will also be closed to prevent pedestrians walking on the busy A614.
For the first time, temporary traffic lights will replace police stopping traffic on the A164.
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The newly formed Market Weighton Town Team will provide a free shuttle bus between the town centre and the racecourse from 10am to 3pm. The bus will collect and drop off from the bus stops outside The Griffin Inn and Asda. The journey to and from the course is about ten minutes each way.
Horses will assemble near the winning post by noon before heading to the start at Kiplingcotes.