Commenting on the publication by the Department for Transport today of the outcomes of the Brown Review of the Rail Franchising Programme, Geoff Inskip, Chair of pteg said:
Regional and Urban Rail
Commenting on the publication by the Department for Transport today of the outcomes of the consultation on the scope for further rail devolution, and rail Minister Simon Burns's accompanying statement, Geoff Inskip, Chair of pteg said:
Time for more local control over local rail services
But fair deal on costs and risks needed for services to improve
pteg today welcomed the rail command paper, and associated consultation on the scope for further devolution of powers over local rail services.
City transport leaders agree approach to Government on rail devolution
Support for bigger role for PTEs in delivering better rail
The six largest public transport authorities outside London today welcomed the McNulty report, and in particular its focus on the potential for greater devolution of rail powers outside London.
Responding to the DfT's new rail franchising policy, pteg Chair, Geoff Inskip, said:
Geoff Inskip, chief executive of Centro, has been appointed as the new Chair of pteg, taking over the role from Neil Scales.
In response to the DfT’s consultation on the future of rail franchising (which closes today) pteg has set out new proposals for the decentralisation of responsibilities for city region rail networks.