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pteg responds to SRA rolling stock strategy

pteg described the Strategic Rail Authority’s rolling stock strategy released today as, ‘a welcome commitment from the SRA to better manage and coordinate decisions on rolling stock,’ but said, ‘there was still no clear plan for providing the extra trains needed to tackle worsening overcrowding on commuter services in the regions.’
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Alarm at slump in bus use

Responding to the latest DfT figures on bus travel released today, pteg said it was deeply concerned that bus use was continuing to fall outside the capital. 
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pteg commissions new research on bus regulation

pteg has commissioned a new report – ‘The Case for Rail in the Conurbations’. Transport consultants JMP have been commissioned to produce the report which will examine the role of rail in the conurbations in the context of the full range of relevant Government policy objectives. These are not just the Government’s objectives for rail but also those for raising the economic performance of the regions, and tackling social exclusion.

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pteg researches ‘the case for rail in the conurbations’

pteg has commissioned a new report – ‘The Case for Rail in the Conurbations’. Transport consultants JMP have been commissioned to produce the report which will examine the role of rail in the conurbations in the context of the full range of relevant Government policy objectives. These are not just the Government’s objectives for rail but also those for raising the economic performance of the regions, and tackling social exclusion.

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pteg concern at high leasing charges

pteg is calling for train leasing charges that reflect the quality and type of train, and for more transparency and flexibility in train lease contracts to tackle overcrowding on PTE rail networks.