Bus firm has to be flexible
AT Swansea's Council meeting on January 17, a group of opposition councillors questioned the logic of the Assembly's decision to purchase Cardiff Airport, whilst at the same time reducing grants affecting bus services in Swansea.
May I suggest First Cymru put into service buses leaving their depot and returning to it empty. This is unprofitable and could assist commuters and the travelling public generally.
Combining two or more destinations in the same area at night could raise additional revenue without greatly increasing costs.
Swansea residents need Sunday services too; it will help trade in the city, people making hospital visits, and provide transport for tourists and supporters trying to reach the Liberty Stadium.
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Finally, Morfa sidings could be utilised to operate a shuttle service to a station on the heart of Wales line, journeying via High Street, Gowerton and Llanelli. The Welsh government may be prepared to consider this option.
First Cymru must be more imaginative, for without a vibrant integrated transport system, inward investment is unlikely.
David L Davies
New Road, Llanmorlais