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6 Comments on "Petition to Save The No1 and No3 Bus Service"

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The Mighty Oz
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The Mighty Oz

I wonder how many people actually paid to use the service and how many used a free bus pass.

Lister Matthews
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Lister Matthews
Mighty Oz, this is precisely the point ,a majority of the people using the service may be pensioners , but they have no other means of getting out to shop ,doctors,hospital appointments ,or even to enjoy themselves ! The bus company receives remuneration from County . Most paying passengers may well have their own transport but choose to use the bus ,which both services have been very unreliable over the years . It has isolated the villages of Rawreth ,Rettendon ,East Hanningfield and Howe Green . A taxi from Rawreth to Rayleigh could cost £20 each way ,makes a hole… Read more »
The Mighty Oz
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The Mighty Oz

Well…..I saw the number 3 going down Rawreth Lane this afternoon with precisely ZERO passengers..,,

Alistir Matthews
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Alistir Matthews
Interesting to know if it was running on schedule ,because this is the problem ,of their unreliability whether or not it turns up or not ,certainly the timetable has been a bit of fiction at times . Yes I have witnessed empty buses through here as well ,I have also seen several people at local bus stops waiting for over an hour ,missing appointments or late for work . The lucky ones have reverted to using their cars so adding to the daily congestion to be added to soon by our “well planned development ” .A well conducted public meeting… Read more »
Alistir Matthews
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Alistir Matthews

Whoops predictive ! text should be Alistir Matthews do not know who Lister is !

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