Issue 304 of Passenger Transport is published on January 12.
Contents include:



Stagecoach boss keen to lose ‘baggage’ of past
Claire Miles, who took over as CEO last October, says: ‘I am absolutely determined, going forward, we will show up as a different type of company’


PR battle as West Yorks bus consultation closes
Both sides claim public support over bus reform proposals

Stagecoach pledges new ways of working
Claire Miles has indicated a new approach to bus franchising and wants
to turn the page on ‘cultural and political baggage’ of Souter years

Japanese investor to sell UK rail interests
Stake in EMR fleet and HS1 to be sold as part of exit plan

First plans Sheffield open access service
New service aims to woo motorists to rail with faster journeys

Priority works aim to mitigate disruption
Bus lanes fast-tracked in Birmingham ahead of major HS2 works

NAO finds East West Rail benefits unclear
National Audit Office criticises lack of clarity in how East West Rail project will achieve promised benefits from Oxford to Cambridge link

Wales sustains bus and rail funding for 2024/25
Bus operators welcome decision to maintain investment

Coach services seen as North Wales solution
North Wales Transport Commission calls for improved links


Haigh to focus Zemo on net zero transport
Partnership’s vice-chair takes over from Andy Eastlake


£10m to be invested in Merseyside tap-and-go
Same card or ticket whether travelling on buses, trains or ferries


Norman Baker: Five brakes on rail’s growth potential
The latest ORR figures on rail usage are surprisingly good because the railway suffers from brakes on progress. Here are five of them

Alex Warner: My hopes and fears for the New Year
Happy New Year to you all. To ring in the new dawn, here are some of the things I hope to see or fear we will see in 2024

Nick Richardson: Can we make the rail network resilient?
Despite recent improvements, the UK railway faces persistent challenges from weather incidents to causing severe disruption


‘Neurodivergent staff should be supported’
58% of transport and logistics project managers consider themselves to be neurodivergent, Association for Project Management research reveals

Transport figures are recognised in honours
John Trayner, the former Go-Ahead London manager director, receives an OBE for services to transport, skills and education in New Year’s list


Area Director, Midlands – Arriva

Network Manager, Wakefield – Arriva

Sites Manager, Castleford & Selby – Arriva

Driver Manager, Yorkshire & North East – Arriva

Head of Operations – Go North West

Business Manager – Safeguard Coaches

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