Frankly it doesn't make sense whichever way you look at it!
But when you turn to London on New Years Day it is even dafter.
If the National Rail services are viable, why cannot we have National Rail services on Boxing Day which everyone agrees is a much busier day?
Back to Sheffield. Following the advice of the Comment writer above, the Boxing Day service is drastically reduced in New Years Day. The hourly services start one or two hours later and finish one hour earlier. The half hourly services are reduced to hourly and in some cases the routes are shortened.
This will undoubtedly result in minimal patronage and fbb predicts NO New Years Day services at all in 2018.
There are strange anomalies. Here is the Boxing Day Supetram Link bus between Middlewood Tram Terminus and Stocksbridge on Boxing Day.
But on New Years Day, the day of a reduced service generally, First Bus won the tender and ...
How helpful is that?
Some of the districts served on New Years Day are illogical, chosen out of operating convenience rather than any feel for passenger need. For example, well heeled Dore has an hourly 81 ...
It would appear that a mixture of commercial pressures and unpredictable local authority funding have led to public transport chaos over the "festive" season. Maybe Mrs May could set aside a bit of the Brexit recovered EU money to organise a standard service all over the country.
Oops, sorry, she's a Tory - she'll go by car.
The Bible book of Deuteronomy records the challenge of this covenant in very simple terms.