Issue 293 of Passenger Transport is published on July 14.
Contents include:



‘Put aside ideological battles and reform rail’
New research commissioned by Rail Partners reveals how competition among train companies is delivering results across Britain and Europe

NEWS EXTRA: Ticket offices

RDG confirms plans for ticket office cull
Rail industry launches long-anticipated consultation into proposals that could see the vast majority of railway station ticket offices closed


NatEx restructure sees Bradford out of a job
New set-up brings together bus and coach operations

Trade concerns see Coach & Bus UK axed
Vehicle manufacturer woes have impact on planned event

Rail Partners makes case for competition
Report shows how managed competition is working on the continent and supports the case for private sector role in a reinvigorated British railway

TOCs cut time needed to process delay repay
Regulator hails progress on processing compensation claims

LGA issues warning on concessionary funding
Current funding arrangements are unsustainable it claims

West Yorkshire warns on further bus cuts
Funding from BSIP+ scheme not enough to stop more withdrawals

HS2 terminus budget criticised by MPs
The budget allocated for the construction of the London terminus of HS2 has been labelled as ‘unrealistic’ by a cross-party group of MPs

Report advocates high speed rail in Midlands
East Midlands region would benefit from ‘shifting geographies’

No more TrawsCymru electric buses until 2025
Despite introducing eight new electric Yutong single deckers on the T1 TrawsCymru service in March, no more will be acquired until 2025/26

53 South East stations set to go contactless
More than 400 stations to accept Pay As You Go


Campaigners launch ‘Fewer Flights Charter’
Free train tickets and more realistic journey times form part of Campaign for Better Transport’s plan to reduce the environmental impact of aviation


EPM solution for TfW
Transport for Wales to improve efficiency of network with Contract Performance solution


Jonathan Bray: Why we need the politics of dignity
Public transport can bestow dignity on both a city and its citizens. Politics determines whether it does – and we need more of it

Alex Warner: Piloting a new way of recruiting drivers
Gimmick or game-changer? Go North West’s driver recruitment campaign divides opinion, but if it succeeds others will follow

Nick Richardson: Can we do more on accessibility?
There have been big changes, but there’s still some way to go to ensure that everyone has access to public transport


Prestigious award for Stagecoach director
Rebecca Bathore wins at Everywoman transport awards


Trainee Schedule Compiler / Experienced Schedule Compiler – Go-Ahead London

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