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15 February, 2010
Responding to the House of Commons Transport Select Committee report on ‘Priorities for Investment in the Railways’, published today (00.01 Monday 15th Feb), Chair of pteg, Neil Scales said:
Sign indicating buses
8 January, 2010
pteg have responded to the news that the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has referred UK local bus services, excluding London and Northern Ireland, to the Competition Commission. Chair of pteg,Neil Scales, said:
TfL's Oyster smart card provides an easy and flexible alternative to cash fares (c) Transport for London
15 December, 2009
pteg today welcomed the Government's ticketing strategy and its commitment to prioritise bringing in 'Oyster' style smartcards for the city regions as a stepping stone to a national smartcard offer.
Railway Children logo
11 December, 2009
This Christmas, rather than sending Christmas cards, pteg is making a donation to Railway Children – the voice for street children worldwide.
Shaking hands
25 November, 2009
Joint agreements, pilots and seminars hailed as ‘significant milestone’ for better bus services
Merseytravel - St Helens Station
17 November, 2009
Recognition for PTE success story on stations pteg today welcomed the ‘Better Rail Stations’ report’s call for a greater role for PTEs on stations. Lead Director General for rail issues for pteg, Geoff Inskip, said:
Nottingham's light rail system
3 November, 2009
The joint, select committee-style inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group and pteg holds its second hearing today at Westminster after getting off to a strong start with its first hearing, held on 27th Oct.
Transport for London's Oyster card scheme provides a smart ticketing alternative to cash fares
28 October, 2009
Smartcard roll out should start with the big cities ‘integrate ticketing and patronage grows’ finds new pteg report
Manchester Metrolink
26 October, 2009
The joint inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group (APPLRG) and pteg will hold its first hearing on Tuesday 27th October at the House of Commons. The Chair of the inquiry, Paul Rowen MP, today said:
Two older ladies boarding Birmingham bus
17 October, 2009
The cost of concessionary bus travel in England could spiral out of control even if the government plugs the current funding gaps, new research published today has revealed.