Bus Fare Increases March 2015

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Dear Sir/Madam,

 

First Bus Fare Review – 8th March 2015

 

Officers of Aberdeen City Council were notified on 18th February 2015 of First Aberdeen’s intention to vary their fares in the Aberdeen City.  I have summarised the information below for your information.

First Aberdeen has advised that the fare review is as a result of increased operating costs. A number of fares have been increased, however there have been a number of decreases and fares frozen resulting, particularly on day and season tickets.

Single Fare and Day Ticket Changes

Aberdeen City Current New % Change
Single Stage 1-2 £1.20 £1.30 8% increase
Single Stage 3-5 £2.10 £2.20 5% increase
Single Stages 6+ £2.50 £2.60 4% increase
Return Stages 1-2 £2.00 £2.20 10% increase
Return Stages 3-5 £3.50 £3.75 7% increase
Return Stages 6+ £4.30 £4.00 7% decrease
Adult Park & Ride Return Off Peak £3.00 £3.20 7% increase
Adult Park & Ride Return £3.30 £3.50 6% increase
Adult 12 Week £160.00 £162.00 1% increase
Adult First Day £4.30 £4.00 7% decrease
Adult Off Peak First Day £4.10 £4.00 3% decrease

Student Pricing Changes

Aberdeen City Current New % Change
Student Week £16.00 £15.00 6% decrease
Academic Term £350.00 £320.00 9% decrease

Price Freezes

All four week tickets for adults, students and children as well as family day tickets, Adult 6 and 12 month tickets and most student prices with the exception of the student week and academic term tickets will be frozen at existing prices.

Should you require any further information or wish to discuss this matter further please do not hesitate to contact me on 01224 523073.

Yours faithfully,

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