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Bus company announces improvement plan

Thursday December 17 2015


Tates Tates


A BARNSLEY bus firm will invest in new ticketing systems that will help provide real time journey tracking and contactless payments.

Tates Travel has announced the investment and say work will be completed by March next year.

The company was fined £18,000 by the Traffic Commissioner earlier this year after an unusually high level of complaints about service were presented.

But it has now instead agreed to invest that money in improvements.




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Reply Posted by Macauley on Friday December 18 2015 at 19:49
The fine would be better on additional buses or customer service training. What good are ticket machines, when the service is awful, when buses don't turn up on time 40-60mins+ late.

Reply Posted by Albert27 on Saturday December 19 2015 at 13:05
As someone how lives near the depot, this company really annoys me the buses are constantly breaking down and clogging up the local roads. This firm is clearly run by cowboys. I will be very surprised if these “improvement’s” are ever made.

Reply Posted by The doctor on Monday December 21 2015 at 19:12
Aha improvements how about improving by actually turning up n not making me late to college