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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


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


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


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.


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.


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


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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