FOI Request - Rural Bus Routes

Request 101000123806

Which rural bus routes, or bus routes serving rural communities, have been removed or reduced in your local authority area since May 2007?

Response 05-03-2013

Subsidised services:

      -     Burghead evening journeys service 331 operated by Stagecoach terminated June 2010

      -     Forres Town service 314 operated by Mundole Taxis terminated June 2010

      -     Knockando to Elgin service 337 operated by Stagecoach terminated June 2010

      -     Keith Town service 350 operated by Deveron Coaches terminated November 2010

      -     Elgin to Dufftown Sunday service 336 operated by Stagecoach terminated June 2010

      -     Elgin to Dufftown evening services 336 operated by Stagecoach terminated June 2010

      -     Elgin to Keith rail link operated by Stagecoach terminated November 2008

      -     Forres to Conicavel and Dyke operated by Mundole Taxis terminated August 2007

      -     Orton diversion operated by Stagecoach terminated November 2008

      -     Speyside Stroller Cullen to Aviemore operated by Deveron Coaches terminated 2007

      -     Tomintoul to Keith Saturday only service 362 operated by Roberts Coaches terminated August 2012

      -     Moray Community service Monday to Saturday operated by Deveron Coaches terminated August 2012

All the above contracts have been terminated by the Council as part of ongoing budget reviews.

 

The Council has identified the following services for withdrawal pending formal Committee approval.  If given these will be withdrawn June 2013:

      -     Elgin to Kingston service operated by Stagecoach

      -     Elgin to Lossiemouth evening services operated by Stagecoach

      -     Elgin to Cullen evening services operated by Stagecaoch

      -     Cullen to Keith rail service operated by Deveron Coaches

      -     Tomintoul to Keith shopper service operated by Deveron Coaches

      -     Tomintoul to Elgin shopper service operated by Deveron Coaches

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