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Bus fares on all these Preston services have increased

Posted on - 29th August, 2017 - 10:14am | Author - | Posted in - News, Transport
A number of bus services will charge passengers more Pic: Mike McNiven
A number of bus services will charge passengers more Pic: Mike McNiven

A number of fares on Preston Bus services have gone up.

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Price rises on bus routes operated by the firm on behalf of Lancashire County Council kicked in on Tuesday (29 August).

Preston Bus said the decision to hike fares was taken by the county council – and it has no control on the prices of subsidised services.

The following services see their single fares increase by 20p: 5/6 (Ormskirk Town Service), 74, 75, 75A, 80, 114, 312, 313. Child and return fares also see a ‘proportional increase’.

The Fylde Villager tickets (valid on services 74, 75, 75A and 80 only) will increase to £7.80 (adult day), £3.90 (child day), £17.00 (adult/child week).

Read more: Major service changes to majority of Preston Bus services

The service 114 weekly ticket increases to £17.00.

The service 312/313 weekly ticket increases to £15.00 (adult) £7.50 (child).

Do you use any of these services? What do you think of the price rises? Let us know in the comments below

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