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Welsh village cut off because 20mph limit means buses don’t have time to go there

Welsh village cut off because 20mph limit means buses don’t have time to go there

[ad_1] Angry villagers say it will have a ‘huge impact’ on the 500-population village – WALES NEWS SERVICE Residents of a Welsh village have said they are being isolated after a bus company axed the only local route as a result of the new 20mph speed limit. The only stop in Llandegla, a Denbighshire village with a population of 500 people, will be cut by bus company Arriva as it claimed the new limit imposed by the Welsh Government adds too much time to their drivers’ journeys to reach it. The changes are set to come into force from Jan 14 after a review by Arriva Wales of its service provision in North Wales. ‘Dangerous situation’ Residents said people who relied on the service would suffer, with passengers forced to walk along unsafe stretches of road to reach a stop. Gwyneth Dillon, a community councillor, said the move would “cause a huge amount of hardship”. Neena Barlow, a resident, said: “Let’s hope Arriva take note of all the letters they will receive on this issue and …