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“Think bus to deliver growth, health and environmental benefits,” says CPT

November 14 2022

Ahead of the Autumn statement, the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) - the trade association for the bus industry - is calling on the Chancellor to commit to a properly funded bus network.

CPT mentioned in the House of Commons, 3rd November '22

November 11 2022

CPT were mentioned by the Buses and Roads Minister Richard Holden MP in the House of Commons.

Richard Holden announced as new Buses Minister

November 02 2022

Richard Holden MP has been announced as the new Minister for Buses in the Department for Transport. We were delighted to welcome the Minister to the Euro Bus Expo where he delivered a keynote speech, while also taking the time to speak with us on our stand. 

CPT welcomes Paul Street as its new Director of External Affairs

October 27 2022

The Confederation of Passenger Transport is pleased to announce that Paul Street has joined as its new Director of External Affairs.

Mark Harper announced as new Transport Secretary

October 26 2022

The new Transport Secretary has been announced as Mark Harper replacing Anne-Marie Trevelyan. We welcome Harper into the role and look forward to working with him to help coaches and buses play their full part in the development of the nation’s wealth and health.

CPT Media Coverage: Late September & October 2022

October 24 2022

As the voice of the bus and coach industry, CPT is committed to raising awareness of the sector and the issues that face our members. 

Here are some of our media coverage highlights for late September and October 2022:

World class visitor destination scoops fresh award

October 20 2022

Bury market in Greater Manchester has once again been endorsed as “Coach friendly.”

Bus and coach drivers revealed as the UK's most thanked workers

October 18 2022

Bus and coach drivers have been revealed as the UK’s most thanked workers, receiving a thank you on average 37 times a day – five times greater than the national average. The research has been commissioned by CPT as part of their bus and coach driver recruitment campaign Thank You Driver

CPT reacts: IPPR research into bus fares

October 12 2022

The think tank IPPR have published new research into bus fares.