21 Feb '13, 2pm

Bus and Coach News: Arriva ordered to run free in Derby: In a highly unusual decision nort... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Arriva ordered to run free in Derby: In a highly unusual decision nort... #bus #coach #diesel

In a highly unusual decision north-west traffic commissioner Beverley Bell has ordered Arriva Midlands to operate two local services in Derby free of charge in the evenings for a period of 12 months. The ruling follows a public inquiry which heard that the company did not give the correct legal notice for changes to routes running between Alvaston and Derby. The services were registered and advertised as terminating at Derby bus station when in fact they were stopping on Albert Street, to connect with another Arriva service. The services were redirected to the bus station when the error in the registrations was highlighted by the commissioner. However Bell was critical of the way that change was made: “The company instructed all drivers to set down inside the bus station. Passengers were once again inconvenienced. Having become accustomed to being deposited at Albert Stree...

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