Latest News & Releases

CPT's Graham Vidler speaks at House of Lords event

September 07 2022

CPT continues to support Catch the Bus Month, organised by Bus Users UK, which is running throughout September. 

CPT reacts - Government launches £2 bus fare caps in England

September 03 2022

Today (3rd September) the Government has announced a £2 bus fare cap for all journeys in England, starting from January.

Job vacancy: CPT Scotland Public Affairs Manager

September 01 2022

Can you help us deliver an excellent service to our members? We are looking for a Public Affairs Manager to support the work of CPT Scotland’s Director as we build and promote the case for a supportive policy framework for the bus and coach sector in Scotland.

Scottish Government urged to accelerate the shift from cars to active, public and shared transport in Scotland's cities

August 31 2022

The Climate Emergency Response Group (CERG), which CPT Scotland are a Steering Group Member of, has today (31 August 2022) launched a new report.

CPT calls for buses and coaches to be prioritised in open letter to next PM

August 24 2022

Long-term funding, a roadmap for zero emission buses and coaches, and action to solve driver shortages are amongst the calls to the next Prime Minster from the trade body for buses and coaches.  

CPT welcomes extension to Bus Recovery Grant

August 19 2022

The Department for Transport has confirmed an extension to the Bus Recovery Grant for a further six months. 

Over a quarter of coach operators won't use Eurotunnel ever again, according to new survey

August 16 2022

Over a quarter of coach operators who conduct international travel will not be using Eurotunnel in the future, according to a new survey.

The survey from the Confederation of Passenger Transport also revealed that half of operators had experienced increased costs due to having to seek alternative sea crossings.

Scottish Bus Decarbonisation Taskforce publishes its pathway to a zero-carbon bus sector

August 11 2022

The Scottish Bus Decarbonisation Taskforce has published its pathway to a zero-carbon bus sector. A true collaboration between operators, manufacturers, energy sector, finance & government agencies. Great example of co-designing.

Bus Decarbonisation Taskforce

August 10 2022

A joint initiative between industry and government to decarbonise the bus fleet in Scotland.