Chris Loder, MP for West Dorset, has penned an open letter to the Chairman of the West Dorset Ring & Ride Service. The organisers of the service have utilised the local media to scaremonger about the withdrawal of their service from West Dorset and have not enabled others to participate.
West Dorset’s MP and former train guard Chris Loder has today hailed the announcement that train companies will no longer proceed with plans to close ticket offices in West Dorset, including those at Sherborne and Dorchester South stations.
Following emergency talks held last week by Chris Loder, MP for West Dorset, Dorset Community Transport (DCT) has now confirmed its intention to offer services to customers of the Axe Valley & West Dorset Ring & Ride.
Chris Loder MP has welcomed the news that West Dorset bus services are set to benefit from a share of £884, 221 awarded to Dorset Council as part the Government’s Bus Service Improvement Plan + (BSIP+).