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Bus deregulation ‘failing to deliver for Greater Manchester’

24 June 2016
Greater Manchester: franchising?
Greater Manchester: franchising?

 

TRANSPORT FOR Greater Manchester has criticised the conurbation’s bus operations and says franchising could improve matters. 

TfGM executive director Michael Renshaw told councillors that most bus services were provided by local subsidiaries of three multi-national transport companies who rarely competed against each other. “Instead, they can and do compete with tram and local rail. 

“Understandably, bus operators focus on the most profitable journeys, making...

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