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Hopper bus boss hopes to continue 696 service

4 Nov 16

Central buses say they are keen to continue running the 696 service around Castle Vale.

The future of the service is in some doubt because of uncertainty about funding. It has in the past been subsidised by the Endowment Trust Fund, a pot of money left to Castle Vale by the former HAT (Housing Action Trust). But the ETF money has been dwindling in recent years. Some unconfirmed reports are suggesting that, if funding cannot be agreed, the service…


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