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Buses in Shrewsbury and Oswestry cancelled due to staff shortages

Staff shortages on Arriva buses have meant the cancellation of some services in Oswestry and Shrewsbury on Friday.

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In the county town Arriva Midlands West said that the route 24 would not run its 18 minutes-past-the-hour buses from Harlescott, or 35-minutes-past-the-hour service from Shrewsbury bus station.

On service 25 the five minutes-past-the-hour bus from Harlescott 10-to-the-hour from Shrewsbury bus station would not run. There was also disruption to service 1/11.

The 2a, Oswestry to Wrexham service for Friday saw the following buses cancelled: Wrexham to Oswestry at 9.07am, 11.37am and 4.52pm; Oswestry to Wrexham at 9.08am, 12.08pm and 3.38pm.

A spokesperson for Arriva said the problems were due to staff shortages.