Northamptonshire County Council has brought forward the date for withdrawal of the No.67 (Gretton to Market Harborough) bus service, following the total withdrawal of bus subsidies from the Council’s 2018/19 budget. The last day of operation will now be Friday 25 May.
We have also recently learned that Centrebus intends to cease operating the RF1 (Corby to Oakham) bus service on Saturday 23 June, as a . decline in patronage on the route along with increasing costs has made the service unsustainable.
Rutland County Council say they are working hard to secure a new operator and ensure continuation of the RF1 service: Councillor Nick Begy, Portfolio Holder for Transport, says: “Rutland County Council has protected subsidies for local bus services for a number of years, in order that they remain commercially viable for operators. We are already talking with several other bus companies who have already expressed an interest in taking over the RF1 service and have begun the tendering process.”