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CPT writes to Chancellor Rishi Sunak on support for coach

December 20 2021

Last week CPT wrote a letter to Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak urging Government to provide support for the coach sector which faces disruption as a result of recent Covid-19 announcements.

CPT and coach operators collaborate on national coach marketing campaign

December 03 2021

Following work with its members, the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has announced that a national marketing campaign to promote coach travel is due to launch with an advertisement on TV in January 2022.

CPT launches coach decarbonisation taskforce

December 01 2021

CPT has created an industry wide coach decarbonisation taskforce to start to create the roadmap which will help operators decarbonise their fleets.

Industry statement on face coverings

November 29 2021

Industry statement following the Government's weekend announcement on face coverings.

CPT Cymru announces Chair and Vice-Chair of Bus Commission

November 29 2021

CPT Cymru has announced that Jane Reakes-Davies, Managing Director at First Bus Cymru, and Paul Dyer, Managing Director at Cardiff Bus, have been appointed as Chair and Vice-Chair of CPT Cymru’s Bus Commission.

Analysis reveals billions of pounds shortfall in National Bus Strategy plans

November 25 2021

New analysis has shown over a £5bn funding gap between plans by local authorities and bus operators to improve services and available government funding. 

CPT announces Ralph Roberts as 2022 President

November 19 2021

The Confederation of Passenger Transport has announced that Ralph Roberts, CEO of McGill’s Buses, will become the new CPT President at the end of January 2022, taking over from Jane Cole.

CPT says: on the annual bus statistics

November 03 2021

The annual bus statistics covering the period from March 2020 to March 2021 were published this morning.

CPT Reacts to Spending Review

October 27 2021

CPT has reacted to the Budget and Spending Review announced today by the Chancellor