Its not just Stagecoach who are having trouble in Dundee...
A major shake-up of bus routes in Dundee and surrounding areas could see some underperforming services slashed.
Several busses could be removed from the streets, while others could have their routes heavily amended in an effort to save money.
The proposals, which would come into effect in August, if approved by the Traffic Commissioner, would, however, see new busses introduced on some key routes.
Both Xplore Dundee and Stagecoach have outlined significant changes and have admitted that some areas will see a reduced service.
The proposals include the complete removal of six busses the number 4, 14, 201, 203, 205 and 208 services which will affect customers in the Dryburgh, West End, Douglas and Broughty Ferry areas.
West End Councillor Richard McCready said the proposals made the case for bus regulation and said services should be run in the interests of passengers, not only in the interests of shareholders.
He said: Dundee City Council does not run bus services but it does provide the infrastructure for bus services and does subsidise many services in the city when it thinks that there is a social need.
Increasingly, commercial bus companies are only interested in running profitable services and claim that they cannot cross subsidise services.
This also means that for the elderly, the young and those with mobility problems, increasingly it is anything but a service which they are being offered.
Fellow West End Councillor Fraser Macpherson said that while he could see improvements, other service changes would be to the detriment of residents.
He has already been in contact with council officials to ask that they call upon the bus companies to rethink the proposals.
Stagecoach East Scotland managing director Andrew Jarvis said: Unfortunately, no change is not an opt
The reality is that were faced with a situation where factors outside our control mean there are less passenger journeys and less money to pay the costs of running these bus services.
Changes would take effect on August 15, to coincide with the new school year and include: