Labour's Bus Plans Are Economic Fantasy and Would Damage Vital Community Services

Martin Griffiths | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Politics
Martin Griffiths

Less than six months from a finely balanced UK election, it's no surprise public transport and buses are under attack from politicians looking for a headline and some votes. But Shadow Transport Secretary Michael Dugher does everyone a disservice by failing to understand buses and pushing policies that will damage Britain's bus networks.

Is A Deal With Virgin Over West Coast Mainline Near?

Charlie Thomas | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK

Transport group Stagecoach delivered a 39% rise in half-year profits thanks to continued strong growth in its regional bus division. Chief executiv...

Virgin Rail To Lose West Coast Franchise

P | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK

Sir Richard Branson's train company is set to lose its West Coast main line rail franchise in a government decision which will spark a storm of protes...

East Midlands Trains Hit By Strike.. And There's More To Come

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

Rail services will be hit today because of the first of a series of strikes by hundreds of train drivers in a dispute over pensions. Members of the...

Dutch Company Win Rail Franchise Contract Over Two British Firms

PA | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Politics

A rail franchise contract has been awarded to a Dutch company rather than to one of two British firms. Transport Minister Theresa Villiers said Abe...