Boris Johnson’s ‘bus revolution’ likely to come to a dead end in Skipton: Yorkshire Post Letters

From: Tony Young, Cross Bank, Skipton.

An aerial photo of Skipton, one of Yorkshire's much-loved market towns.

MATTHEW Topham (The Yorkshire Post, March 17) is absolutely right, Boris Johnson’s “bus revolution” is anything but:

Within the past couple of years, we have lost our direct bus service to Ilkley, Otley and Leeds.

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Skipton has lost its through bus service to Manchester.

Does Skipton deserve better bus services?

We still have no buses on Saturdays, the busiest market day.

Our bus stop doesn’t have a pole, let alone a timetable (a shelter would be nice).

The timetable on the next bus stop still shows the service to Leeds which finished months ago.

The automatic doors in Skipton bus station are all permanently fixed open and haven’t worked for months, maybe years.

Will the “bus revolution” make any difference to any of these? I doubt it.

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