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TravelWatch anticipates reintroduction of bus fares for students

Thu, 14 Nov 2013

The Island’s passenger watchdog says it believes children will start having to pay to go to and from school.

TravelWatch says re-introducing bus fares could be a way forward for the Department of Community, Culture and Leisure.

The department had looked at introducing bendy buses on school routes as a way of reducing costs but this has now been ruled out.

TravelWatch will discuss the issue in more depth at a public meeting on Saturday.

Chairman Brendan O’Friel says difficult decisions will have to be made:


  • Brendan O'™Friel

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