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Here are a few of our most recent publications. Scroll down to browse all of our research, publications and consultation responses

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The future of rail, cover image and download link

The future of rail

December 2019. Passengers have suffered unreliable, expensive, overcrowded trains for too long: Britain's railways need to change. Our Future of rail report examines the current failings of the railways and what steps the Government needs to take to get them back on track.
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The future of the bus: future funding arrangements, cover image and download link

The future of the bus: future funding arrangements

October 2019. This report sets out a plan to transform the funding of buses in England. It looks at funding of bus services over the last decade, revealing a picture of incoherent and shrinking funding resulting in degraded or lost services and increasing fares.
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The future of the bus

August 2019. Buses have a vital role to play in cutting air pollution, tackling loneliness and driving economic growth. This report sets out the policy interventions the Government should pursue to support this vital transport mode.
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 The case for expanding the rail network

Feb 2019. Rail travel is more popular than at any point since Victorian times. Yet, despite hundreds of reopenings being proposed, few reach construction. This report outlines the  case for an initial national reopening programme of 33 priority schemes, based on their viability and social, economic and environmental benefits.
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