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New Accounting and Business Services scheme for CPT members

February 21 2020

CPT has today (20 February) launched a new Accounting and Business Services scheme for members. Delivered by CPT’s new Commercial Partner, RSM UK, the scheme offers members a full range of accountancy and business services tailored for the bus and coach industry through a network of 35 offices across the UK.

CPT Consultation Response: Accessible Travel Policy Guidance - Accessibility of Rail Replacement Services

February 14 2020

CPT's response to Accessible Travel Policy Guidance - Accessibility of Rail Replacement Services

CPT recap – UK Bus Summit 2020

February 13 2020

CPT’s External Relations Manager Tom Bartošák-Harlow provides a recap of last week’s sixth annual UK Bus Summit, where the issue of congestion was high on the agenda and he got to hear speeches from CPT’s Graham Vidler, buses minister Baroness Vere and other industry professionals.

CPT reacts - Government to pledge £5bn for bus services and cycling routes

February 11 2020

The Government last night announced that they have pledged £5bn to be spent on bus services and cycling routes over the next 5 years.

CPT hails welcome first step in transforming bus services

February 07 2020

Following the Government's announcement of funding to create the UK's first all electric bus towns, superbus networks and to restore lost bus routes. The Confederation of Passenger Transport has issued the following statement:

Buses need joined up Government thinking

January 28 2020

CPT's Chief Executive Graham Vidler recently wrote an article for Passenger Transport magazine, recapping the events over the past 12 months that have impacted the bus industry.

CPT Consultation Response: Newcastle City Centre Proposals

January 15 2020

CPT's response to Newcastle City Centre Proposals

Franchising not the route to better bus services

January 08 2020

The voice of bus and coach operators has said that Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s plan to franchise bus services is not the route to improved services and risks local taxpayers funding any revenue shortfall.

CPT Consultation Response: Automated Vehicles

January 03 2020

CPT's response to Automated Vehicles: Consultation Paper 2 on Passenger Services and Public Transport