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Standards for information

Since I retired, almost 12 years ago, I have made many journeys by bus throughout the UK and further afield. In almost all of the subsequent articles of my adventures that have appeared in Buses I have referred to the inadequacy and, too often, the total lack of easily accessible publicity.

The reluctance of operators to produce timetable information readily available to potential, not always regular, travellers is, in my mind, a significant reason why passenger numbers continue to decline.

The reliance on the internet or local authorities or Traveline to substitute for that responsibility is an unacceptable dereliction of duty.

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