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From The Socialist newspaper, 16 July 2008

Bangor: Bus protest

THE WESTERN Mail recently reported that Arriva buses would be buying seven buses from rival local operator KMP and paying them to stop running some of their services. That shocked many people in north-west Wales.

From 4 August it will cost more than twice as much to take the same journey as it does at present, with a service that will most likely be far less frequent.

Socialist Party members in Bangor (where all the routes affected run through) organised a stall in protest at the constant placing of corporate profits before public needs that results from the fragmented privatised transport system we have.

People came up to the stall explaining about the problems they face with public transport and agreeing with our call for renationalisation under democratic control.

Iain Dalton

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