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St. Thomas commuters left stranded as bus operators protest

Published:Thursday | April 24, 2014 | 12:56 PM

Deon Green, Gleaner Writer



ST THOMAS, Jamaica:

Rural bus operators in St Thomas have withdrawn their services leaving hundreds of commuters unable to reach their destinations.




The bus operators are opposing the Transport Authority's decision to block rural carriage operators from picking up and letting off passengers in the Kingston Metropolitan Transport Region.



Reports indicate that commuters are mainly stranded in Poor-man's Corner and Yallahs square.



The commuters say from as early as 5 o'clock this morning they were unable to get buses into Kingston.



Many of buses were seen parked in Yallahs square.



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