Fears for bus services in Lincolnshire over new regulations
There are fears that new requirements to upgrade buses could reduce Lincolnshire services and increase the cost of school contracts.
The Government moves in January will mean companies must provide digital route and timetables, install contactless ticket machines and ban ‘non accessible’ coaches.
Senior councillors predict the spend could be around £10,000 per vehicle and one local company has reported spending £200,000 already.
More by this authorDaniel Jaines, Local Democracy Reporter