MyCiTi bus drivers down tools

MyCiTi bus drivers stay away from work.
The MyCiTi bus service has been affected by a wildcat strike by bus drivers this morning.

Very few MyCiTi bus routes are operating. There have been reports of intimidation against those drivers who are working.

Traffic is being diverted from the Civic Centre.

Mayco member for transport and urban development,Brett Herron, has apologised for the inconvenience caused.

“It appears that most routes are affected. I do not yet know what the cause or demands are of the bus drivers. The law enforcement agencies are on the scene and we will keep commuters updated as we receive information. I must apologise to commuters who will be affected,” said Mr Herron.

There are currently no buses operating on routes A01, T01, T03, T04, 101, 102, 103,104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 230, 251, 260, 261, 262 and a limited services on routes T02, D01, D02, D03, D04.