Latest News & Releases

A joint statement from the coach industry

March 22 2022

Trade bodies representing the coach industry have released a joint statement calling on the Chancellor to support the industry.

Free travel scheme for Ukrainian arrivals

March 18 2022

Bus and scheduled coach operators across England have agreed a country-wide scheme with the Department for Transport to offer each Ukrainian arrival a free journey to their sponsor’s home.

CPT writes to governments about rising fuel prices

March 10 2022

In response to rising fuel prices across the country CPT has written to the UK, Scottish and Welsh Governments.

We're hiring: Central Services Executive

March 08 2022

CPT’s Central Services Executive will oversee the smooth running of the central office, as well as providing day-to-day HR administration, PA support to the Chief Executive and administrative support to the membership team.

DfT press release: Over £150 million provided to safeguard local transport services as the country emerges from the pandemic

March 01 2022

Bus and light rail operators across England will benefit from over £150 million of Government support, ensuring services continue to run and millions of passengers can continue to get around as the country emerges from the pandemic. 

The inclusive employment journey - driving diversity forward

February 24 2022

The Diversity and Inclusion Bus Group, part of Women in Transport, has partnered with the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) to launch a central resource for the whole of the bus and coach industry to use and benefit from.

Difference between being a bus driver and being a coach driver

February 14 2022

Bus and coach driving roles can offer lots of different opportunities, but both bus and coach driving are all about people.

Myth busting

February 14 2022

There are some myths about bus and coach driving but here you can read about the reality of this important job.  You can also find out more about the range of benefits on offer, the training that’s provided and the opportunities for progression available.

Benefits of becoming a bus or coach driver

February 14 2022

There are a whole range of opportunities in the sector and so those interested have many choices to suit their lifestyle.