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We have a long way to go to integrate bus and rail

It was an enjoyable train trip on a sunny day, but sadly it showed just how poor co-ordination is between bus and rail services in the UK

Dr. Paul Salveson

I’d like to share some experiences I’ve had looking at how buses and trains interact with each other (or don’t, more to the point). I’ll focus on a particular route - ‘somewhere up North’. I’m not going to tell you where it is, as it’s unfair to the bus and train operators, and local authorities along the route. I don’t believe it’s much better anywhere else. However, if you do guess the line I’ll award you a Grand Central pen as...

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