Dear Sir or Madam,
I am writing to make a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.
Please provide a list of delays to the 10, 10A, and 10B bus routes from January 2022 until the present; broken down by the route, length of delay, and reason for the delay.
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Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Merseytravel. Please use the
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Dear Mr Maxwell
Thank you for your recent request made under the Freedom of Information
By way of background, currently under a deregulated bus network, routes
operate either on a commercial or subsidised basis; commercial routes make
up the majority of the region’s network, and occur where passenger numbers
are high enough for bus companies to make a profit from providing the
service. Subsidised routes are supported by organisations such as
Merseytravel using funding from the Government, and run when passengers
numbers are lower (meaning the route cannot make a profit) but address a
significant social need (i.e. to connect communities without access to
other public transport).
The 10, 10A and 10B bus routes are run by Arriva and Stagecoach on a
commercial basis, meaning that Merseytravel is not involved in their
delivery. As a result, we do not hold any information regarding their
We understand that route performance data is submitted by bus operators to
the Department for Transport, so you may wish to redirect your enquiry to
them via their website at this link. As the routes run on a commercial
basis, however, it may be that the information is deemed commercially
sensitive and cannot be disclosed.
I am sorry that we could not be of any further assistance on this
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Mrs Julie Watling
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PO Box 1976
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have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner, whose address
The Information Commissioner’s Office,
Cheshire SK9 5AF
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