Bus deregulation: triumph or failure?

Glover, John
September 2011
Logistics & Transport Focus;Sep2011, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p22
Trade Publication
The author explores issues concerning the outcome of the British bus industry deregulation. He describes the status of the sector prior to its deregulation in 1986, noting the abolition of the Road Service Licence (RSL) and privatisation of territorials. Changes in passenger journeys and public funding since deregulation are discussed. He also mentions the increase in flat fare single ticket volumes, improvement in urban and inter-urban service frequencies, and enhanced vehicle quality.


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