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CPT reacts to the announcement that face coverings will be mandatory on public transport

June 05 2020

From CPT's chief executive, Graham Vidler: "Buses are already safe to use as operators have introduced enhanced cleaning regimes alongside other measures including restricting capacity, but making face coverings mandatory will give more passengers the confidence to travel.

CPT calls new bus funding a first step towards a more comprehensive network

May 23 2020

Reacting to the announcement that £254m would be made available to help local authorities ramp up bus services. CTP Chief Executive Graham Vidler said: ”We're pleased the Government has recognised the important role the bus network is playing in helping people return to work safely and we look forward to receiving further details of the proposed funding.

CPT Consultation Response: Emergency legislation on Traffic Orders

May 20 2020

CPT's response to Emergency legislation on Traffic Orders 

CPT reacts to Prime Minister's Covid-19 update

May 10 2020

Following the Prime Minister's Covid-19 update CPT has issued the following statement:

Coach tourism needs £65m a month as it faces fight for its future with 18 month winter warns CPT

May 07 2020

Today the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) is calling on the Government to provide a support package worth £65m each month for the coach tourism industry.

Bus and coach industry pays tribute to key workers

May 05 2020

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) along with operators is today thanking everyone in the bus and coach industry for the work they are doing during the Covid-19 outbreak to keep key services running.

Tourist businesses worth billions may close because they are excluded from tourism and leisure rate relief scheme

May 01 2020

Trade associations representing thousands of tourist businesses, together with the Local Government Association, have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer asking him to urgently change civil servants’ interpretation of his Coronavirus Business Rates Relief Scheme, launched to support the UK’s hospitality and leisure industries.

CPT Consultation Response: Amendments to Driver CPC regulations

April 28 2020

CPT's response to Amendments to Driver CPC regulations

We need you to back Britain’s coaches says CPT

April 16 2020

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) is today launching ‘Back Britain’s Coaches’, a major initiative calling on the Government to provide support for the coach industry during the Covid-19 outbreak.