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Out now: Issue 265 of Passenger Transport

Out now: Issue 265 of Passenger Transport

Issue 265 of Passenger Transport is published on May 20. Contents include:     LEAD STORY Transport Bill ‘biggest of kind in three decades’ Campaigners welcomed inclusion of wide-ranging bill in Queen’s Speech – but changes sought include more action to reform rail ticketing system   NEWS Rotala appeals GM judicial review decision Bus group...
Head of Operations (Somerset & Cornwall) - First Bus

Head of Operations (Somerset & Cornwall) – First Bus

  Head of Operations Somerset & Cornwall   This Head of Operations role is your chance to lead the operations and service performance success across our South West operating company. You will play an essential part in leading a customer centric culture and championing the continued development of disciplined operations, to deliver high levels of...
Covid recovery speed varies around world

Covid recovery speed varies around world

Building back after the pandemic was a consistent theme at last week’s IT-TRANS show, which was addressed by the boss of the Kyiv Metro   Viktor Braginsky, CEO of Kyiv Metro, gave a special address on the first day of the show   One of the first major gatherings of public transport professionals since the...
Rotala appeals GM judicial review decision

Rotala appeals GM judicial review decision

Bus group says it will challenge the rejection of its judicial review as company chairman John Gunn says it has acted to protect its business   Rotala has ‘most modern bus fleet in Greater Manchester’   Rotala has been granted leave to appeal the rejection of certain elements of its judicial review into plans by...
Cost of living crisis - what will impact be?

Cost of living crisis – what will impact be?

  Rising living costs will hit demand for public transport, but by how much and how might the government respond?   In Germany you will be able to buy a pass for all regional and local public transport for nine euros a month for each of June, July and August   Is the cost of...
The railway risks becoming irrelevant

The railway risks becoming irrelevant

  It’s not fun when people are angry with you – but if you want a role in their lives it’s worse when they are indifferent or laugh at you!   Railways just don’t play the role they once did   I always find the time to start worrying what a member of your team...
General Manager - System One Travel

General Manager – System One Travel

  General Manager   System One Travel (Greater Manchester Travelcards Limited – GMTL) was created in 1994 in response to local customer demand for multi operator, multi modal transport ticketing options. GMTL is co-owned by Greater Manchester’s bus, rail and tram operators and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM). Current turnover is c£30m (Covid affected). The...
Integrated Network & Partnerships Manager - Cornwall Council

Integrated Network & Partnerships Manager – Cornwall Council

  Integrated Network & Partnerships Manager   Ref: 220000ZF Location: Truro, Cornwall Salary: £39,660 – £47,664 Closing Date: 29th May 2022 Link to job: http://d.rfer.us/CORNWALLRAz2aU   Cornwall Council’s Environment and Connectivity service has a new exciting job opportunity. Do you have a passion for public transport? Are you commercially astute? Understand how to develop a...
Culture and People Lead - Scottish Rail Holdings

Culture and People Lead – Scottish Rail Holdings

  Culture and People Lead   Glasgow £49,861 – £62,167 We are currently seeking applications for a Culture and People Lead within Scottish Rail Holdings (SRH) based in Glasgow. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments. About Us We are seeking applications to fill the critical...
PA (Personal Assistant) - Scottish Rail Holdings

PA (Personal Assistant) – Scottish Rail Holdings

  PA (Personal Assistant)   Glasgow £24,395 – £25,934 We are currently seeking applications for a PA within Scottish Rail Holdings (SRH) based in Glasgow. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments. About Us We are seeking applications to fill the post of PA for Scottish...
Bus Development Manager - West Midlands Combined Authority

Bus Development Manager – West Midlands Combined Authority

  Bus Development Manager   £55322 – £62265 per annum Perm – full time Are you looking for a role where you will be at the forefront of implementing new and innovative ideas? Within this brand new role, you will have the ability to help deliver a progressive and ambitious bus service improvement plan. You...
Public Transport 2.0 - the future of travel

Public Transport 2.0 – the future of travel

Welcome to the 2022 edition of Public Transport 2.0 – the future of travel This publication focuses on how public transport is harnessing innovation and technology to meet our evolving mobility needs. We hope you find it an interesting read and we welcome all feedback. Click on the image above to view the supplement. If...