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Last call for Cost Monitor February 2023 data

June 29 2023

The final date for submissions to the CPT Cost Monitor report for February 2023 is next Friday 7 July.

CPT's Andrew McGuinness features on BBC Cumbria

June 28 2023

CPT’s Regional Manager for the North of England Andrew McGuinness featured on BBC Radio Cumbria’s Breakfast Show this week discussing bus services in the region.

Deputy Minister confirms £46m Bus Transition Fund

June 16 2023

Aaron Hill, Director of CPT Cymru, said: "The Bus Transition Fund is good news for bus passengers throughout Wales, providing them with greater certainty over their travel to work, school and to see friends and family."

Heavy vehicle testing review: call for evidence

June 16 2023

CPT responded to DfT's Heavy Vehicle Testing call for evidence. 

Click here to download our response.

CPR Reacts: DfT's PSVAR Call for Evidence

June 15 2023

Responding to the news, Keith McNally, CPT’s Operations Director said: “As the trusted voice of the coach sector, we are pleased to be responding to the DfT’s call for evidence on behalf of our members."

May half-term success sets stage for promising summer at Port of Dover

June 15 2023

Graham Vidler, CEO, Confederation of Passenger Transport UK, says: “We worked closely with the Port in the run-up to May half-term to ensure the needs of coach operators and passengers were fully understood."

Fiona Hyslop announced as new Scottish Government Minister for Transport

June 14 2023

Fiona Hyslop MSP has been appointed as the Scottish Government’s new Minister for Transport.

CPT's Drive and Ride 2023

June 14 2023

CPT’s flagship Ride and Drive event for bus and coach operators returns next month. Taking place at North Weald Airfield in Harlow on the 24th July, this eagerly anticipated event is the only opportunity for bus and coach operators to test drive the latest vehicles provided by a wide range of manufacturers.

CPT responds to MAC's call for evidence

June 13 2023

CPT has submitted an in-depth response to the Migration Advisory Committee calling for bus and coach drivers to be added to the Shortage Occupation List.