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Warning of cuts to London buses

A charity has warned that cutsto bus services are reaching critical levels - and that major reductions to services in the capital could be on the way in the next few years.

Cuts to London bus services could be on the way

The Campaign for Better Transport says it's concerned about reductions to London bus funding, after finding 47 per cent of local authorities in England and Wales have reduced their spending.

They warned that TfL is one of the authorities likely to make sweeping cuts over the next couple of years - with most of these taking effect by 2017.


New London buses to run on food waste

Food waste
The buses will use a 20 per cent blend of biodiesel, which comes from food waste. Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

A new fleet of buses running on recycled food waste will be officially launched in Barking today.

The pilot scheme will see 120 newly converted buses using a 20 per cent blend of biodiesel as part of the Mayor's mission to cut carbon emissions in London.


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