Cambridgeshire County Council says it could consider taking further legal action against the company it hired to build its guided busway.
Last year, BAM Nuttall agreed to pay the council £33m in an out-of-court settlement after the scheme went millions of pounds over budget and two years over its schedule.
In a new report, the authority said it could look to recover further costs after some defects in the track were discovered.
The first passengers have been trying out the new Luton to Dunstable guided busway this morning.
The route was officially opened yesterday by transport minister Norman Baker.
Today the buses have welcomed their first passengers.
The Luton and Dunstable Busway will take its first passengers today.
The £91 million project, opened by Transport Minister, Norman Baker, will allow passengers to travel between the two town centres in 15 minutes.
Luton and Dunstable's new guided busway is a step closer to completion, after the final concrete beams were laid today. The 90 million pound project should aready be up and running, but the contractor says harsh winter conditions have caused delays. Laura Jones reports.
Hatters Way in Luton will be closed between its junctions with Dunstable Road and Chaul End Lane over the next four weekends for essential works connected with the Luton Dunstable Guided Busway.
The closures will allow work to lay the busway’s concrete beams and pads. The road will be reopened as soon as possible each weekend, and not later than 10pm on each Sunday. There will be diversions but motorists are advised to allow more time for their journeys.
Eleven new buses that will eventually be used on the new Luton to Dunstable guided busway went into service today.
They're part of an investment by Arriva Buses of more than £1.5m. And as Neil Bradford reports they took their first passengers for a test run this morning.