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06 May 2020

Distancing rule ‘unsustainable’

First Bus has said social distancing will be ‘unsustainable’ when the Covid-19 lockdown eases.

The operator employs more than 3,200 people in Scotland and was responsible for 120 million passenger journeys in 2019.

Two First Bus single-deckers
First said it would be unable to comply with the current rules
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Following the introduction of restrictions to slow the spread of the virus, demand for its services fell by 85%.

First Bus said it would not be possible to run enough buses to comply with the current rules.

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