Centro takes action against Polish coach firm

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Centro, the West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive has expressed concerns in recent weeks about a Polish coach operator which it is running a regular service from Poland to Birmingham.

Centro is concerned about the firm stopping on Moor Street Queensway in Birmingham City Centre, which is preventing scheduled local bus services from using their allocated bus stops.

CBW understands the police have been involved to move the coaches on in recent weeks. Centro is keen to find a way of helping the operator to find a suitable location for them to use in the City Centre so as not to cause a problem to other transport operators. CPT West Midlands has suggested the IRU may be a way forward.

A Centro spokesman told CBW: “We have now contacted the IRU in order to set up some discussions with the coach operator about finding a suitable stopping place in the city centre.

“We’re certainly happy to see them continue arriving in the heart of Birmingham but it’s important a safe and convenient location for their coaches is identified and used.”