by dan5 in Ipswich Buses — Oct 14, 2017 with 0 replies and 42 views.
In 2008, the minimum wage was £5.73, and Ipswich Buses were offering junior wage of £7.73 per hour and £9.73 for experienced drivers after 2 years. This is a £2 premium and £4 premium respectively. In 2016 during the driver dispute figures stated were £8.66 per hour starter or junior wage and £11.00 per hour for experienced drivers. With a minimum wage (living wage) of £7.20 per hour this is a £1.46 premium and £3.80 premium respectively....
by newsbot in Ipswich Buses — Oct 2, 2017 with 0 replies and 21 views.
East Suffolk buses under the spotlight at next transport group meetingThe next meeting of the East Suffolk Travellers’ Association will put the area’s rural bus operation under the spotlight.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
by newsbot in Ipswich Buses — Sep 10, 2017 with 4 replies and 53 views.
Changes to the Ipswich Buses’ route to the Whitehouse area of the town have angered some passengers after a loop going near the Whitton estate was cut out.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
Latest reply: Facebook comments (continued...)A call to remove the unnecessary bus lane in Bury Road... Rob Akehurst As the buses are no longer using bury road can the bus lane be got rid of and be used by cars to turn left into old Norwich road to ease...
by newsbot in Ipswich Buses — Jul 31, 2017 with 3 replies and 61 views.
The new Ipswich council-sponsored free shuttle bus linking Russell Road with the town centre started 15 minutes late on Monday – but there was no shortage of passengers once the lunch-hour started.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
Latest reply: Yes, that half a mile is approx 800m... or 80,000 cm or 800,000 mm.... very arduous, almost a million millimetres!! Or put another way 800,000,000,000 nm ... 800 billion nanometres! Extremely onerous :DWith the obvious exception of those...
by newsbot in Ipswich Buses — Jul 20, 2017 with 3 replies and 62 views.
A 1,000-signature strong petition could not save the Ipswich free shuttle bus when members of the county council backed plans to withdraw funding for the service from the end of the month.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
Latest reply: It was really pathetic. The free service was a registered route and therefore required to adhere to proper timing of routes... yet as it was free there was no urgency to keep to timetable making it unreliable. It was really awful how the council...
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