Up­grades not cheap

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - FEEDBACK -

THERE are 3000 buses across all of Syd­ney.

That’s about 1200 buses that don’t have wheel­chair ac­cess.

New buses cost about $300,000 each.

Now times that by 1200 and you will send NSW broke.

Buses have a work­ing life­span of 20 to 30 years, with the av­er­age age of 12 years.

They will all be wheel­chair buses one day but it won’t be to­mor­row.

On the timetable it tells you when a low floor is due (some­times they break down and there is not a low floor to re­place as they are all on the road or get­ting ser­viced).

RICHARD BOUGH, via Face­book

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