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One in three commuter trains delayed

18 Feb 2016, by in Public services

According to a survey published by Which? today, one in three commuter trains are delayed, and 7% of the 7,000 respondents were delayed by 30 minutes or more. Arriva Trains Wales came out worst with 31% of passengers being delayed. This was despite receiving around £331m in net subsidies from the taxpayer in 2013/14, while…

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Building a world-class bus system for Britain

26 Jan 2016, by in Public services

Buses are a life-line for millions, providing access to employment, education and training, public services and leisure activities. But instead of a world-class bus service, bus deregulation has delivered higher fares and worsening services resulting in a drop in usage. The government’s austerity agenda is also contributing to worsening access across the country. Worsening services…

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