Orbital bus service in Ely given two year extension

Reference:
051/14
Date:
Tue, 09/23/2014

Financial support for the AbsolutELY bus service in Ely is to be extended until February 2017.

The service, which helps residents get to work, shop in the city centre or catch up with friends, was set up on a three year contract between Norfolk Green, East Cambridgeshire District Council and Cambridgeshire County Council.

With passenger numbers rising year on year – in 2012/13, the annual number of journeys was 40,285 and in 2013/14  this rose to 50,807 – the two authorities have agreed to continue the service.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Orbital bus service in Ely given two year extension

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