Further Covid financial support agreed up to June

 The Scottish government is extending its Covid-19 Support Grant for bus operators into the new financial year to cover operations from 1 April until 27 June with up to £61.4million in additional funding.

This is to maintain National Concessionary Travel Scheme reimbursement and Bus Service Operators Grant payments at levels forecast before the pandemic and to cover the gap between costs and the anticipated loss of fare-paying passenger revenue caused by physical distancing and reduced carrying capacity.

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