Bristol bus fare demo

First bus service plan to hold a consultation and review of their fares Credit: David Jones/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Commuters and local politicians will be voicing their concerns over the rise in bus fares at peaceful demonstration later [Saturday]. It will be held outside Bristol Bus station and start at 12:00pm.

It comes after First bus service announced they will be holding a consultation and review of their fares.

It has been organised by Daniel Farr a concerned bus user who started the Make Fares Fair campaign by setting up an e-petition on the website that has now collected over 2,840 signatures.


Bristol bus fare review

Bristol's biggest provider of bus services, First, has begun three months of public consultations after thousands of people signed a petition asking the government to force them to lower their fares.