Glasgow will soon lose all its night buses, uniting the city against the private operator. First Bus Scotland says “there is not enough appetite” for a night bus service to operate. But councillors and campaigners say the decision is “shortsighted and dangerous”. This isn’t just about booze-addled club-goers – the buses are the city’s only public transport for late and early-shift workers around the city and keeping women safe after dark. Glasgow City Council has said it will explore “alternative” ways of providing services in the city but that would require funding from the central government in Holyrood.
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