Delivering better connectivity
Provocative thought pieces from the TWSW around the future delivery of public transport
TWSW Essay: Future of public transport – Vinita Nawathe
Directors: Why we should re-examine Transport Planning and Finance – Cate Mack
Below are consultation response documents and other transport documents of interest.
TWSW Response to Future of Transport Rural Call for Evidence, and the response to this in a DfT paper summarising received repsonses from Stakeholders.
TWSW Response to enquiries on the need for Taunton Bus Station
TWSW Stakeholder eConsultation response – Western Gateway Rail Strategy (December 2019)
TWSW response to XC consultation 2018 (29 August 2018)
TWSW Great Western Direct Award and Map consultation (February 2018)
TWSW SWR Franchise optimisation (February 2018)
TWSW Connecting the Dots (October 2017)
TWSW Response to HA A303 Stonehenge Berwick Down Consultation (2017)
TWSW Response to ORR consultation (January 11 2017)
TWSW Response to the Department for Transport Rail Executive’s Consultation on the new South Western Franchise (2016)
Local Transport Board Government Guidance
(Each Local Enterprise Board has a Local Transport Board, and this is now in charge of getting cash for major transport schemes. The following lists some of the relevant DfT guidance).
- ‘Devolving local major transport schemes’ Department for Transport, January 2012
- ‘Devolving local major transport schemes: consultation responses’ Department for Transport, July 2012.
- ‘Devolving Local Major Transport Schemes: Next Steps’ Department for Transport, September 2012.
- ‘Local Frameworks for Funding Major Transport Schemes: Guidance for Local Transport Bodies’ Department for Transport, November 2012.
- ‘Devolution of Funding for Local Major Transport Schemes: Indicative Funding’, Department for Transport January 2013
Network Rail Consultation and Department for Transport consultation responses
- PRTF – On Track the 20 year plan interim report – October 2015
- West-of-Exeter-Route-Resilience-Study (1)
- West of 2 June 2014 – TWSW – GW Consultation Reponse
- 02 Sept 2013 – Transport Select Committee: Passenger Transport in Isolated Communities
- 22 July 2013 – TWSW (Network Rail (Regional Urban Market Study Draft consultation)
- 23 June 2013 – TWSW (HOSW LTB (Major Transport Scheme Programme 2015-19 consultation)
- 23 June 2013 – Long Distance Market Study Draft Consultation
- 18 Feb 2013 – TWSW (ORR Consultation on Network Rail Business Plan)
- 09 Feb 2013 – Correspondance between TWSW & Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP
- 18 Mar 2012 – ‘Great Western Franchise Replacement’
- 28 Jun 2012 – ‘Rail Decentralisation’
- 11 Oct 2012 – ‘EU Regulation 181/2011 concerning Bus and Coach Passenger Rights’
- 12 Nov 2012 – ‘Bus Subsidy Reform’
- 16 Nov 2012 – ‘Rights of Passengers when travelling by Sea or Inland Waterway’