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#1 Bengley

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 06:31 PM

Woottens, the owner of Tiger Line buses have announced that they are withdrawing service T5 on 14th May 2011.

More information can be found on their news page on their website.

http://www.tigerline...ttens_news.html


This is annoying for me. I take this bus to and from work every day, now I may be left with Arriva as my only option. They take double the time, the buses are uncomfortable and the drivers are rarely friendly, which is the opposite of what I've found with Tiger Line.

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Posted 02 April 2011 - 06:33 PM

Oh dear, that sounds like a major problem for you, Bengley. Roughly how full is the bus when you catch it?

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Posted 03 April 2011 - 04:58 PM

A great pity but the loadings that I have seen at Chesham were never brilliant. I don't know what the loadings along the route were like.

All credit to Woottens for putting their money on the line to promote new services but the route was unsubsidised so it was very much a case of "use it or loose it".
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Posted 03 April 2011 - 09:53 PM

Oh dear, that sounds like a major problem for you, Bengley. Roughly how full is the bus when you catch it?


On the way to work in the morning it's usually me and two or three other people on board until Bovingdon, where it can get fairly busy.

On the way home it's normally empty before Chesham but busy before Bovingdon.

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Posted 14 May 2011 - 09:37 PM

Today was the last day of this service! Great shame to lose it :(