How expensive Leeds bus services shock Londoners – Yorkshire Post Letters

From: Matthew Buxton, London.

The cost of bus services in Leeds is coming under scrutiny - together with the need for face masks to be mandatory.

I POPPED up to Leeds to see
my daughter at the university 
last week...and questioned her about why she was taking two or three Ubers a week (admittedly at quite modest prices and often shared).

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She explained that the buses were nothing like London – basically c***, infrequent and expensive.

The cost of bus services in Leeds is coming under scrutiny - together with the need for face masks to be mandatory.

I thought she was joking so I then took the bus from Headingley Lane to the city centre and was charged £3.20.

£3.20? Buses in London are £1.50 regardless of journey length – and, guess what, everybody uses them.

Your bus people need to get their act together or they’ll cease to exist. Just a thought for them.

From: Andrew Mercer, Guiseley.

I WENT to catch a bus the other day from St James’s Hospital to the centre of Leeds following a hospital appointment.

When I got on the bus, I found that I was the only person wearing a face mask and received suspicious looks from other passengers for doing so.

It was quite crowded – people were having to stand. I will now think twice about using buses in Leeds until the wearing of face masks is mandatory – and that this is enforced/encouraged.

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