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She said: "Leaflets and posters will be available on Arriva buses and in the new bus station informing customers of where to catch their bus.
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done on the cheap, half done, and not going to serve all the buses. And as for the prices I agree, what a rip off. I went to london again at the weekend, and can travel all over for 6.30 using buses trains and everything each day, yet it costs over 5 just to get a belper to derby return. It's about time public transport sorted itself out of London. I cannot wait to finish my studies and get a car again in a few months.
"Given the city's new image, and the way it is being promoted, the quality of the bus station is very important and we feel it is equal to the best in the country."
"Having a bus station is as important as having a train station, both for the city's prestige and economically, so it's good news that it's finished."
The hub is part of the city's Riverlights project. This also includes two hotels, a casino, bars and restaurants which are expected to be completed by October.
Riverlights director David Osborne said the new bus station was as good as any.
Bus users in Derby city centre said they were pleased to hear the station was finally opening but criticised the city council over a perceived lack of publicity.
John Dowson, head of policy and representation at Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber, said the bus station would make the city more accessible.
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He said: "In this new station, people will be in an open concourse, indoors, waiting for their bus in safety.
which isn't fit for purpose. Now we have a superior transport gateway.
"There will be no change to services, other than services 20, 22, 24 and 26, which will go from the Pentagon directly to the bus station Foamposite Varsity Red over Holmes Bridge on the inner ring road."
"The old bus station had gone past its sell by date. People waiting for buses were exposed to the elements and there were dark, unsafe corners.
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He said: "There's an argument that car borne traffic does spend more in the shops, but in terms of getting people visiting city leisure facilities, and it being more attractive to use public transport to get into work, the bus station is very important."
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An Arriva Midlands spokeswoman said the company was "delighted" that the station was now opening.
"I think with the refurbished railway station, the completion of the inner ring road later this year and the bus station, people are starting to see the regeneration of Derby taking shape."
Mr Higginson, keeper of industrial and transport history at Derby Muesum, said the former bus station, built in 1933, had also been state of the art in its day.
Keith Findlay, 29, of Boulton Lane, Alvaston, said the old station had been "grubby". He said: "If you were stuck in the old station late at night it wasn't nice. The new station fits in quite well with Westfield. It's got a nice, modern look."
Derby transport expert Mark Higginson said the station, with its 24 bus bays and five coach bays, was set to become an important part of city history.
He said: "It fell victim to the changes in the city's road system that surrounded it, and also buses got bigger and longer and were less suited to its bays.
of the building, I would say.
Dawn Whitehurst, 37, of Perth Street, said: "It has not been publicised well. I didn't know it was opening."
Bus and coach companies have also welcomed the new station and said there were no major changes to timetables.
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