Jersey bus drivers expect a smooth transition

  • 20 February 2012
  • From the section Jersey
Buses in St Helier
Image caption Jersey's bus service is currently run by Connex

A spokesman for bus drivers in Jersey said he was surprised there was going to be a new bus operator but it should be a smooth transition.

Connex has been running the bus service for the past 10 years but a new company is expected to take over in 2013.

The not-for-profit UK company CT Plus is the transport department's preferred bidder.

Jim McCartan, from the Unite union, said drivers went through a similar change when Connex took over in 2002.

He said: "I think they are a little bit surprised, it is a bit early for a real reaction, but we are here to guide them through this. We have been there before and we are ready to do it again."

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites