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Old 01-08-2012, 09:22 AM   #1
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The cost of "public" transport... 20 a week for the bus!? Wtf

Thanks to my non stop car issues and a pitiful wage as a student nurse I've had to get a pesent wagon (bus) today... If I want to get to my practice placment I need a 7day ticket. Cost - 19.90 a week! What... The... Feck!!! 80 a month on the BUS what's the point?
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Old 01-08-2012, 09:33 AM   #2
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Costs me about that a week in fuel to get to work. Only in extreme circumstances would I use a peasant wagon and be forced to socialise with common folk. Disgusting creatures.
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adam are you joking 19 pw for buses that alright man ive stuck 40 in petrol in past 3 days so stop complaining BLOODY TYPICAL STUDENTS!!!!! lol
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but yes buses are not cheap these days - when I was a lad it was 5p from anywhere to anywhere
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not feeling any love for bus drivers,they only drive them prices are set by bean counters who have never been on a bus !!
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Admittedly I'm not a student so on crap wages but I still spend a min of 35 a week on full just for work.
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I'm 70 quid a week on fuel in my van just for work then there is the 70 quid fuel a fortnight in my other car so Louise can get to work and uni and then there is the fuel I put in other cars I drive about in once there fixed,damn I ned to calm it down
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I work 50 yards from my house so don't need car nor bus, I did however buy a 700 mountain bike for the journey
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thats cheap, in London its 2.20 PER journey, which is 4.40 a day if you just have one bus to and from work
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cos i drive em lmao
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aye guys.... the point is this is a journy that i could do every day in the S13 and it would cost me 25... so when the gov want people to use "public" transport... where is the insentive? 10 min car ride or 1 hour 5 mins on the bus... and when you get off joel throws veg at you!



and im not being funny but 80 a month on bus fares for a Student Nurse who earns 500 a month, has to spend at least 50-100 a month on books and then pay rent/eat things etc... come on, whats the crack with that?!.. if i earned a proper wage i wouldnt mind, but people on the dole get cheap bus fare and they actually get more than me! (in some cases allot more)

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