As the council introduces a supported network with a uniform brand, CHRISTOPHER CARTER explains the events that led to this change and the diverging roles now being played by the two dominant major operator groups running south of the Tamar

Cornwall is taking a different approach to buses, bucking the national trend by increasing funding for local services and launching an enhanced supported network with a uniform Transport for Cornwall red livery.

Plymouth Citybus 2409 (WA20 DWG), part of a new fleet of Alexander Dennis Enviro200s in Transport for Cornwall livery, in Truro.

Network was in ‘an inescapable cycle of decline’

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