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British passenger transport into the 1990s.

British passenger transport into the 1990s.

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Published by Geographical Association in Sheffield .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from Geography No.334, Vol.77, Part 1.

Other titlesGeography.
SeriesThis changing world
ContributionsGeographical Association.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14392323M

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  Despite the rise in passengers, the on-time performance of British passenger rail improved after privatization. 56 Also, surveys find fairly high levels of customer satisfaction with rail travel. 57 And despite the few high-profile accidents in the s, the overall safety record of British rail has steadily improved since privatization. The plane touched down, according to British Airways, at am. BA says the pilot called ahead to check on the situation, but Kuwaiti air traffic control gave no warning as the flight landed.

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This coincided with the privatisation of British Rail, but its impact is heavily debated. Since the mids, all bus types have had to come into line with Easy Access regulations, with the most notable change being the introduction of low-floor technology.

As of February58% of the UK's bus fleet was low floor. The Travelcard was launched in (as a season ticket) and the One Day Travelcard launched in The Capitalcard came along in (Travelcards only worked on the Tube and bus, the Capitalcard added British Rail services.) The Travelcard became valid on BR from consolidated the various modes of public passenger transport under the ownership of a single organisation.

Under the Transport Act, a structure was created such that a series of Executives reported to the British Transport Commission (BTC) which, in turn, was answerable to the Minister of Transport (see diagram in Aldcroft 76).

Transport minister Baroness Vere and Scotland’s transport secretary, Michael Matheson, add their voices to those thanking bus and coach workers Anyone who would like to see these messages of thanks should head to CPT’s Twitter feed, @CPT_UK British passenger transport into the 1990s.

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In addition there are over 2File Size: 91KB. Passenger transport in Britain has suffered badly from being treated as a political and ideological football for the last fifteen years.

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