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More than 2.500 students affected by bus breakdown in Leioa

Mairenis Gomez

May 8, 2024 | 8:17 p.m.

An unexpected incident with a Bizkaibus bus left more than 2.500 university students on foot, forced to climb the hill to the Leioa campus, generating considerable delay and discontent. This situation occurred on Wednesday morning, when a bus broke down on the access road to the campus, blocking the passage and creating a traffic jam of more than twenty buses.

Failure and immediate consequences

The incident began around 8:35 am, when bus 7842 of the EMB concessionaire, which was operating as a reinforcement on Bizkaibus line 2314, suffered a breakdown while ascending the BI-647 highway, just before the entrance to the campus. from the University of the Basque Country. This breakdown caused a domino effect, preventing the following buses from moving forward and clearing the road, which caused a total blockage in the only lane up to the campus.

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