Take lead on trans­port

Salford Advertiser - - VIEWPOINTS -

WHILE Lon­don is pre­par­ing to run the un­der­ground 24-hours-aday at week­ends, Manch­ester is sadly tak­ing a step in the op­po­site di­rec­tion.

From April 17, yet an­other week­end night­bus will be with­drawn, with the 256 ceas­ing to op­er­ate af­ter 11pm.

When will Trans­port for Greater Manch­ester take ac­tion to halt the con­tin­u­ing de­te­ri­o­ra­tion in Manch­ester’s bus net­work, which seems to be stuck in a cy­cle of per­ma­nent decline?

They may claim to have no re­spon­si­bil­ity over what pri­vate bus op­er­a­tors do, but who else is there to take lead­er­ship to ad­dress this is­sue? Name and ad­dress sup­plied

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