Comment posted Herald promotes SPT Daytripper journey via Helensburgh ferry? by newsroom.
Sorry – spotted on the day but, with the electoral convulsion in Argyll and Bute there were priorities.
This was information we were given from local sources and are unaware of anyone else going around asking everyone present where they were from.
Our point in this article is – obviously – principally that the route was an attractive asset that has been wilfully discarded by SPT.
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- SPT cannot excuse themselves on this.
They knew well before anyone else that Seabus was going and the route was to change.
Clydelink have had new brochures available from day one.
This shows SPT’s absolute disengagement from the nature of the services they run – which explains the unthinking ease with which they failed to market the Seabus service and disconnected Helensburgh in the new contract.
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We should make it clear that it is popular received perception that associates Councillor Petrie with the ‘Comet’ lights, rather than any claim made by the man himself.
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