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Deserted by bus company

I WAS annoyed and disappointed at last Thursday’s article relating to the termination of the number 48 bus service.

I am a mother of a young baby and I suffer from a serious disability which means that I cannot always walk without pain.

On my good days I walk into Stockton Heath down Fairfield Road but on a bad day I have to rely on the bus.

My disability means that I am not allowed to drive, so public transport is vital to me.

I cannot understand why Warrington Borough Transport has spent money on new buses with fancy screens if it needs to cut lifeline services?

I know of many elderly people that will be unable to go out if this service does in fact cease

Maybe WBT need to stop and think about the fact that not everyone has the luxury of being able to drive. I have never been so disappointed in the bus company.

LORNA RYAN

Stockton Heath

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3:41pm Thu 10 Jan 13

MikeJT says...

Quite simply WBT is run as a business NOT a public service (irrespective of any soundbites that come out of the town hall). That why they do it.
Quite simply WBT is run as a business NOT a public service (irrespective of any soundbites that come out of the town hall). That why they do it. MikeJT
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9:32pm Tue 15 Jan 13

SAC_in_Warrington says...

Perhaps the people you have described could make use of Warrington Community Transport, (Dial-a-Ride), for a door to door service that will better meet their transport needs?
Perhaps the people you have described could make use of Warrington Community Transport, (Dial-a-Ride), for a door to door service that will better meet their transport needs? SAC_in_Warrington
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