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Liverpool City Region to bring bus services back under public control

Deniz Huseyin
17 October 2023
Steve Rotheram: This is another massive step forward on our journey to building an integrated London-style transport network that will make getting around our region faster, cheaper, greener, simpler and more reliable
Steve Rotheram: This is another massive step forward on our journey to building an integrated London-style transport network that will make getting around our region faster, cheaper, greener, simpler and more reliable
 

Bus services in and around Liverpool are to return to public control after nearly 40 years of deregulation, mayor of Liverpool City Region Steve Rotheram has announced.

This makes it the second region outside London to optfor a franchised system under the Government’s Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP). Last month, Greater Manchester’s mayor Andy Burnham announced a locally-controlled bus service - to operate initially in Bolton, Wigan and parts of Salford and Bury - with all...

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