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Derbyshire and Peak District Campaign for Better Transport

Area: Derbyshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire
Interests: Aviation, Bus, Rail, Road building, Traffic

We hold four evening meetings a year in Derby, on a Wednesday or Thursday, and three Saturday morning meetings in other Derbyshire towns.

We work with many other local organisations, including East Midlands Transport Activists Roundtable, TravelWatch East Midlands, neighbouring Campaign for Better Transport groups and the High Peak and Hope Valley Community Rail Partnership. We are represented on the Derwent Valley Community Rail Partnership, Derby City Sustainable Transport Partnership, Derby City Strategic Bus Partnership, East Midlands Airport Transport Forum and Chesterfield Transport Users Action Group.

Contact: Wilf Carey
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Tel: 0115 973 5792

Latest news

February 2014: From debating the route of HS2 to helping set up 'Route Champions' on local buses, find out about all of Derbyshire and Peak District Campaign for Better Transport's recent activities in the Chair's report, 2013

In 2012, Derbyshire and Peak District Campaign for Better Transport has been:

  • Through TravelWatch East Midlands, successfully campaigning for the Midland Main Line to be electrified
  • Contributing to TravelWatch East Midlands' responses to DfT consultations on fares and decentralisation
  • Representing passengers on the resurrected 'Strategic Bus Partnership' for Derby
  • Advising on how the 'Better Bus' funding for Derby should be spent
  • Attending the East Midlands Airport Surface Transport Forum
  • Responding to consultations on growth and planning
  • Actively campaigning through the media
  • Collaborating with colleagues from other local Campaign for Better Transport groups and with the East Midlands Transport Activists Roundtable, TravelWatch East Midlands and Passenger Focus

March 2012: The chair of Derbyshire and Peak District Campaign for Better Transport has produced this report (PDF, 142K) of the group's activities in 2011, focusing on planning, rail, roads and buses.

March 2011: Derbyshire and Peak District Campaign for Better Transport has objected to the proposal to revoke the bus lanes on Duffield Road, Kedleston Road and Curzon Street in Derby. Read the objection letter (PDF, 137K).