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Tribute to Brett Lambley from Safeguard Coaches

November 10 2023

All of us at CPT are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Brett Lambley, Engineering Manager at CPT members Safeguard Coaches, following a brave three-year battle with cancer.

Oswestry awarded Coach Friendly accreditation by CPT

November 10 2023

Oswestry BID have announced that the town has been awarded Coach Friendly Accreditation Status, the recognised accolade being presented to Oswestry by CPT.

Clean sweep for CPT members at routeone awards

November 09 2023

It was a clean sweep for CPT members at the prestigious routeone awards in Birmingham this week. The ceremony recognises excellence in the bus and coach sector, with CPT members topping all sixteen categories up for grabs.

CPT announces Stagecoach London MD Paul Lynch as new President for 2024

November 03 2023

Paul Lynch, Managing Director of Stagecoach London, has been appointed CPT's inaugural Vice-President. 

“Grow the Welsh bus network by over a third by following our proposals” says CPT Cymru

November 03 2023

The Welsh bus network could be grown by well over a third, with nearly 40m additional journeys over the next four years, according to a new report published today by CPT Cymru. 

Bus passenger levels surge to highest in three years

October 26 2023

The number of people taking the bus outside of London has returned to pre-pandemic levels for the first time.

CPT Responds: £150 million funding boost for local bus services as fare cap set to be extended

October 23 2023

The Transport Secretary has announced today (Monday 23 October) that the Midlands and North of England is set to benefit from £150 million of new funding to improve bus services over the next financial year.

DfT launch Infrastructure for Zero Emission Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) and Coaches Call for Evidence

October 23 2023

DfT has launched a call for evidence into the zero emission infrastructure required for HGVs and coaches.

CPT Cymru Director Aaron Hill interviewed for BBC Politics Wales, 22nd Oct '23

October 23 2023

CPT Cymru Director Aaron Hill featured on BBC Politics Wales to discuss the latest funding distributed to Transport for Wales.