PASSENGERS travelling to a major hospital have been dealt another blow after bus bosses announced changes to a service which runs between Paisley and Glasgow.

From this weekend, the McGill’s number 17 service, which stops at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, will no longer run on Sundays.

It will operate every 20 minutes on Mondays to Fridays and every half hour on Saturdays.
Bosses at McGill’s have blamed a drop in passenger numbers, congestion and roadworks in Glasgow for the changes.

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Ralph Roberts, McGill's managing director, said: “The reason for the changes to service 17 is due to a serious reduction in footfall.

"Two large fires in Glasgow causing long term diversions and the Avenues Project on Sauchiehall Street have effectively broken the service.

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"The additional problems of roads disruption due to roadworks and congestion has further exacerbated the footfall decline."

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