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Buses / Coaches / FTR, East Anglia, East of England

Cambridgeshire’s busway: fast, but what is its purpose?

Julie Boston - Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways (FOSBR), Bristol

My journey on the Cambridge guided busway was not as blissful as yours.

On leaving Cambridge station, I looked for the guided bus and was directed to a shed. Inside the shed was a teenager who gave me a timetable and pointed across the road. A couple of people on a pavement assured me that the guided bus would arrive soon. When it did I asked for Huntingdon and the driver told me to change at St Ives for a different bus. Seamless journey it is not.

The bus wiggled its way through Cambridge and...

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