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Better buses at heart of Leeds £270m investment programme


Andrew Forster
06 January 2017
Leeds: target to double bus use
Leeds: target to double bus use


A major public-private investment in the Leeds bus network is close to being finalised, which could kick the idea of bus franchising into the long grass. 

Bus improvements are central to a proposed £270m investment  in the city’s public transport drawn up by Leeds City Council, West Yorkshire Combined Authority, and operators. Three new rail stations are also proposed.

The programme is part-funded by a £173.5m DfT grant originally earmarked for a trolleybus system,...

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