Latest News & Releases

19 July rules easing (England only)

July 15 2021

Industry statement on the removal of the requirement for face coverings from 19 July in England.

Fewer car journeys must be at the heart of the Transport Decarbonisation Plan says CPT

July 12 2021

Getting people out of their cars and onto buses and coaches must be at the centre of the UK Government’s forthcoming Transport Decarbonisation Plan.

CPT reacts - bus funding in England

July 07 2021

CPT has reacted to the announcement that a £226 million package is being provided to support vital bus services.

CPT reacts - PSVAR following a letter from Baroness Vere

July 07 2021

CPT has reacted to a letter from Baroness Vere to trade bodies setting out the government’s immediate and longer-term approach to the application of the Public Service Vehicles Accessibility Regulations.

CPT reacts: easing of Covid restrictions in England

July 05 2021

CPT's Chief Executive Graham Vidler has reacted to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement that lockdown restrictions will continue to be eased from 19 July.


Senior traffic commissioner and DVSA chief executive to address CPT members on 12 July

July 01 2021

Senior Traffic Commissioner Richard Turfitt and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) Chief Executive Loveday Ryder will be holding a joint presentation at the Confederation of Passenger Transport’s Compliance Workshop on 12 July.

Transport minister visits Buckinghamshire coach operator

June 25 2021

On Thursday 24 June Transport Minister Baroness Vere visited Masons Coaches in Buckinghamshire to hear how the UK Government can help back Britain’s coaches as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic.  

Job vacancy: CPT Scotland Public Affairs Manager

June 25 2021

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) is the voice of the bus and coach sectors and brings together over 1,000 bus and coach operators across the UK. Our members also include a wide range of suppliers to the bus and coach industries, including vehicle manufacturers, software providers and law firms. CPT’s teams in England, Scotland and Wales work closely with members at local and national levels to help them achieve the best possible operating environment.

Debate in the Welsh Parliament on bus services

June 23 2021

CPT Cymru Director Joshua Miles comments on the debate on bus services in Welsh Parliament.