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Feedback sought from coach operators over Eurotunnel changes

July 29 2022

Coach operators and holiday companies offering international coach trips are being encouraged to share their views on Eurotunnel’s withdrawal of their online booking facility, as well as the price tariff increases they’ve faced this summer.

CPT pays tribute to Sir William Wright

July 25 2022

Sir William Wright, the joint founder of CPT member Wrightbus, and a champion of the bus and coach sector, has sadly passed away at the age of 94.

CPT is supporting Catch the Bus Month this September

July 25 2022

CPT is proudly supporting Catch the Bus Month in September organised by Bus Users UK. We are encouraging all our members to take part in the campaign and help raise awareness of the benefits of bus travel.

Call for Evidence: Bus Network in London

July 21 2022

Cuts to bus services could result in the closure of multiple bus garages and depots. Currently, bus garages are in areas that are well suited for bus operations and are affordable to run.

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Successful bus and coach driver recruitment event held at the Riverside Stadium

July 18 2022

CPT partnered with members Arriva, Stagecoach and Coatham Coaches to host a successful recruitment event for bus and coach drivers at the Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough last Friday.

CPT launches Decarbonisation Dividend report

July 13 2022

Switching car journeys to bus and coach is essential to achieving the country’s net zero emissions goal, according to a new report released today from the Confederation of Passenger Transport.

Lack of technology certainty most significant barrier preventing coach operators achieving net zero, taskforce reveals.

July 06 2022

A taskforce dedicated to ensuring the coach sectors transition to zero emission alternatives is both workable and realistic has provided insight into the challenges currently facing the sector on their road to destination zero.  

CPT Cymru contributes to Welsh Government’s bus reform white paper One Network, One Timetable, One Ticket

June 27 2022

CPT Cymru welcomes the opportunity to contribute to Welsh Government’s bus reform white paper One Network, One Timetable, One Ticket. Bus services play a vital role in the social and economic fabric in Wales and have significant potential to help us achieve our climate change targets as a nation.

CPT Scotland welcomes continuation of recovery funding to support services for bus passengers

June 22 2022

Continuation of vital Covid recovery grant (Network Support Grant Plus (NSG+)) will help bus passengers and provide space for operators to plan for the future