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13 Jan 2020

Roadworks blamed for bus delays

The boss of First Bus South West has sent an open letter to customers noting the ‘appalling disruption’ passengers are facing across Bristol.

Managing director James Freeman blamed ongoing roadworks after people on social media blasted the firm over its delays.

James Freeman
James Freeman
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The worst affected routes were on the Bristol ring road, where passengers endured late and overcrowded buses.

A spokesman for Bristol City Council said it was investing £160 million in the road network to ‘reduce congestion and emissions’.


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