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APRIL 2019

30 Apr 2019

Bus Shelter

Legal action over bus shelters
JCDecaux has made a £2 million legal claim against Leicester City Council over its bus shelters.

28 Apr 2019

Loughborough

Front of bus ripped off in crash
A double-decker bus had its front ripped off in a crash with a coach in Leicestershire.


Aberdeen

Man hit by bus hospitalised
A man is in hospital after a bus struck him in Aberdeenshire, northeastern Scotland.

25 Apr 2019

Jeremy Corbyn

Pledge to reverse bus route cuts
Labour is pledging to spend £1.3 billion a year to reverse cuts to 3,000 bus routes and fund the expansion of new services in England.

19 Apr 2019

Morecambe

Girl hit by double-decker bus
A double-decker bus has struck a 12-year-old local girl near the seafront in Morecambe, Lancashire.

16 Apr 2019

Lothian Buses

Bus staff to be balloted over strike
A union is to ballot bus drivers in Edinburgh, southeastern Scotland, over strike action.

15 Apr 2019

Yvonne Copland

Bus crash victim ‘much loved’
A woman who died in a crash involving a bus and two cars on the Isle of Wight was a ‘much loved’ mother and grandmother, her family has said.


Cudworth

Two men killed in bus crash
Two men died in a crash between a double-decker bus and a car in South Yorkshire.


Isle of Wight

Car ‘pulled in front of bus’
A car pulled out in front of a double-decker bus on the Isle of Wight and caused a crash in which a woman died and 22 others were injured, the bus operator has said.

14 Apr 2019

Isle of Wight

One dead, 22 injured in bus crash
A woman has died and 22 people sustained injuries in a crash involving a double-decker bus and two cars on the Isle of Wight.

12 Apr 2019

Central London

Bus network shake-up confirmed
TfL (Transport for London) has announced plans for the biggest shake-up of the capital’s bus network in more than 16 years.


Freuchie

Woman dies after bus fall
A pensioner has died after falling on board a bus when the driver braked to avoid a crash in east-central Scotland.

11 Apr 2019

Southsea

Disabled bus pass changes
Disabled bus pass holders in Portsmouth, Hampshire, will get free bus journeys all day from Sunday 27th April as part of a six-month trial.

03 Apr 2019

The Drexlers

School bus axe challenged
A judicial review is to examine a decision to axe school buses for some special needs children in Leicestershire following a challenge by one affected family.

02 Apr 2019

Bus Vannin

School bus fares rise by a third
A ‘whopping’ rise in school bus fares on the Isle of Man will be ‘a worry’ for families, a former Manx Children’s Champion has said.

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