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Bus fares increase across Preston from Sunday

Posted on - 3rd August, 2014 - 1:00pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Transport
Some bus services will see their fares rise

Some bus services will see their fares rise. Pic: Al Bailey

Bus fares rise in Preston and beyond from Sunday on any Lancashire County Council subsidised services.

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The inflation-matching rises are on average an extra 1.7% on the fare.

This equates to an extra 5p for journeys which cost less than £4 and an extra 10p for journeys costing more than £4.

There are no changes to weekly ticket prices.

The rise follows a review in Februry when the county council u-turned on a plan to cutback evening and weekend services in and around Preston.

Originally a swathe of routes would see earlier last bus times, but following strong opposition the plan was taken back to the drawing board.

Do you use the bus? What do you think of the rise? Let us know in the comments below

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