Cut it out!

BUS users in Queensferry have hit out at proposed changes to the 43 service.

First is set to reduce its services between Queensferry and Edinburgh from April 2.

Peak hour services will remain the same but mid-morning/afternoon will be reduced to three per hour while services after 8pm will be one per hour.

Some have called the cuts ‘‘ridiculous’’.

Paul Thomas, managing director for First Scotland East Limited said: “As a result of the recent cut in funding for the Bus Service Operators Grant we are undertaking a comprehensive review of bus services within our operating area.

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