Agenda item

The Impact of Covid-19 on Local Bus Services in County Durham - Report of Corporate Director of Regeneration, Economy and Growth


The Cabinet considered a report of the Corporate Director of Regeneration, Economy and Growth on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on local bus operators and the involvement of the County Council in maintaining an essential network across County Durham (for copy see file of minutes).


The Cabinet thanked all bus operators for continuing their operation throughout the lockdown, keeping key workers connected, including     Go North East, Arriva and all the smaller operators.  Close work had been undertaken with the North East Bus Partnership and Joint Transport Committee to lobby government and lobbying will continue, for more sustained funding, to ensure support going forward.




That the recommendations in the report be approved.


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