Out now: Issue 169 of Passenger Transport Issue 169 of Passenger Transport is published on October 6 Contents include:     LEAD STORYBurnham undecided on bus franchisingMayor of Greater Manchester blames deregulation for decline in bus use, but says that he is ‘open minded’ about how to improve service provision   NEWS Siemens/Alstom deal to ‘boost… Read More


Burnham undecided on bus franchising Mayor of Greater Manchester blames deregulation for decline in bus use, but says that he is ‘open minded’ about how to improve service provision   Andy Burnham (right) was speaking at the launch of an electric bus   The 2017 Bus Services Act was conceived in response to a pledge… Read More


Out now: Issue 168 of Passenger Transport Issue 168 of Passenger Transport is published on September 22 Contents include:     LEAD STORYRail risks ‘disastrous’ loss of five-year dealsOffice of Rail & Road’s Stephen Glaister warns UK Rail Summit that continuation of current ‘HLOS/SoFA’ process cannot be taken for granted Bus use drops across Great BritainFall… Read More


Rail risks ‘disastrous’ loss of five-year deals Office of Rail & Road’s Stephen Glaister warns UK Rail Summit that continuation of current ‘HLOS/SoFA’ process cannot be taken for granted   Stephen Glaister: ‘a real risk’   The chair of the railway’s regulator has warned that there is “a real risk” that the government will ditch… Read More


Out now: Issue 167 of Passenger Transport Issue 167 of Passenger Transport is published on September 8 Contents include:     LEAD STORYTOCs seek to counter escalating RMT strikesAbellio Greater Anglia has trained 160 managers to cover for conductors, while South Western Railway is said to be well equipped to face action   NEWS Tributes paid… Read More