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Every forward facing seat on buses now able to be used

May 17 2021

In response to an increased demand to travel following the easing government restrictions, from Monday 17 May it will be possible to use every forward facing seats on buses in England.

Free coach parking announced in Blackpool

May 11 2021

CPT has reacted to the announcement made during a CPT Live event that coach parking in Blackpool will be free until January 2022, up to a maximum of 72 hours.

Include coach friendly policies to help kickstart UK’s tourism industry says CPT

May 06 2021

Responding to a Government review of Destination Management Organisations CPT has highlighted that coach friendly policies at tourist destinations and attractions are essential for kickstarting tourism in local areas across the UK.

CPT appoints new coach manager

April 30 2021

CPT has today announced that Phil Smith has been appointed as its new Coaching Manager.  

CPT Consultation Response: Independent Review of Destination Management Organisations

April 28 2021

CPT's response to the independent review of Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) consultation.

TruTac and CPT launch CPT Fleet Management

April 22 2021

New to the coach and bus industry and launching today (22 April), CPT Fleet Management provides PSV operators a system to plan and manage all vehicle maintenance and compliance requirements using the latest technology from TruTac.

Focus on modal shift, rather than green buses, is key to reaching net-zero targets

April 15 2021

Responding to a Government consultation on phasing out new diesel buses, CPT has highlighted that zero emission buses alone cannot deliver net zero emissions. Instead, there needs to be a change in people’s travel behaviour so that more people choose to travel by bus.

Vacancy: Your chance to join CPT Cymru - Public Affairs Executive, Wales

April 14 2021

Can you help us deliver a comprehensive political monitoring and research offering to our members?  We are looking for a Public Affairs Executive to support the work of CPT Cymru’s Director as we build and promote the case for a supportive policy framework for the bus and coach sector in Wales.

CPT Cymru calls on next Welsh Government to build a better bus network for Wales

April 13 2021

With the 2021 Senedd elections less than four weeks away, the bus industry in Wales has today (13th April) called on Wales’ prospective politicians to invest in Wales’ bus network to help drive a step change in public transport.