Uncertain future for South Yorkshire school bus service

BrightBus employs 90 people and operates more than 160 journeys a day to and from 35 schools in South Yorkshire.

 

The future of school bus services used by more than 12,000 pupils in South Yorkshire is in doubt after plans to wind up the operator were announced.

 

BrightBus runs bus services to 35 schools but will cease trading in July.

 

The news has caused concern among some parents while a group of drivers say they would be keen to buy the firm.

 

Managing director Mick Strafford said he was confident the "vast majority" of children would not be badly affected by his decision to close the business.

 

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