'Transport deserts' as hundreds of bus routes are scrapped because of Government cuts

Hundreds of bus routes across the country have been scrapped thanks to Government cuts , according to exclusive new research.

The Campaign for Better Transport study shows £30m has been cut from local authority budgets.

And it has seen more than 500 routes lost, often leaving people isolated and cut off from major cities.

The research also shows that since 2010 over £100million, 33 per cent, has been cut from local authority bus funding and 2,900 bus services have suffered cut backs and withdrawals resulting in huge disruptions for communities.

The ‘Buses in Crisis’ research shows

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