Marchants to cancel all bus routes

Marchants YJ57 XVR, an Optare Versa new to Burnley & Pendle, in Cheltenham in 2015. COLIN MARTIN

cheltenham-based Marchants Coaches is to withdraw from all local bus work at the end of October

In a notice on its website, managing director Roger Marchant says: ‘This decision has not been taken lightly. The concessionary reimbursement rate has been a major issue with the majority of customers being cardholders on rural routes.


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