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Too free a ride to be true?

Rik Thomas
27 April 2012

It may not be the most earth-shattering story you have ever read in LTT, but the front page story on Welsh bus users in this issue should give readers some pause for thought. Because fare paying passengers appear to be becoming something of a dying breed in the Principality, as more and more services are occupied primarily by concessionary fare pass holders. It is doubtful that when the Labour Government introduced free bus travel for elderly and disabled people they had in mind a future where...

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Rik Thomas

Rik Thomas

Rik Thomas

Rik Thomas is a contributing writer for Local Transport Today magazine, and has also edited various transport publications including Data & Modelling.



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