Issue 287 of Passenger Transport is published on April 21.
Contents include:



TUC proposes £9.9bn net zero transport plan
New report aims to address ‘gaping hole’ in the government’s recently published net zero strategy – a plan for achieving modal shift away from cars


New campaign aims to woo rail users back
‘Nothing Beats Being’ seeks to build on 2021 post-lockdown adverts

RMT mulls updated offer to end rail strikes
£7.5m of funding secured for potential site at Central Park

ICE consultation over transport strategy plan
England national transport strategy benefits probed

TfL to achieve financial sustainability in 2023/24 budget
Revenue of £9.1bn will cover expected operating costs

Stagecoach gains with GM school contracts
Stagecoach big winner from TfGM school bus franchise round

ADL confirms major electric bus order
New order will take electric bus fleet to over 300 vehicles

Edinburgh seeks better orbital public transport
Move could support reorganisation of city centre bus routes

‘Scotland may miss bus infrastructure target’
Transform Scotland warns on flagship Bus Partnership Fund

Welsh operators hope Bray can be saviour
Former director of the Urban Transport Group will chair panel of experts, and bus operators hope he make case for funding. Rhodri Clark reports

GWR users fear delays
Opposition to Old Oak Common platforms on fast lines


Warrington’s £10m electric depot opens
Warrington’s Own Buses has officially moved into new home


‘Technology can make transport accessible’
New report by RNIB highlights how technology can be a great enabler for public transport use amongst those who are either blind or partially sighted

Smart codes improve transport accessibility
Wolverhampton Bus Station is testing inclusive technology


Alex Warner: Transport legends – past, present, future
Who have been national treasures of transport, our equivalents of Dame Judi Dench and Sir David Attenborough? Who’ll be next?

Nick Richardson: Bus services face Beeching-style cuts
60 years since Dr Beeching’s hotly-debated recommendations for Britain’s railways, today’s bus sector has some interesting parallels

Great Minster Grumbles: Transport policy favours the motorist
Our Whitehall insider imagines what’s going on inside the minds of the mandarins at Great Minster House, home of the DfT

SPECIAL REPORT: The Deutschland-Ticket

A simple offer made complicated
The Deutschland-Ticket will slash travel costs and accelerate digitisation, but it’s an enormous task


Retirement for award winner
Richard Sherratt, winner of the first Joe Wood Scheduler of the Year Award, has retired

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