Calendar of PACTS events in 2020 EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS January 2020 15th Policy & Research Committee, 12.00am-3.30pm Loughborough University, Loughborough. 20th Rail Safety Working Party meeting, 1-4pm Network Rail, Eversholt Street, 1-4pm February 2020 11th Management & Finance Committee, 11am, Buckingham Court March 2020 5th PACTS Board meeting, 11.00am-1.00pm, Buckingham Court 5th PACTS Members meeting 2.30-4.00pm, Grimond Room, Portcullis House [cancelled] TBC […]
Professor Andrew Evans has updated his papers on fatal train accidents in Britain and Europe.
Links to both papers are included in the post.
The Transport Select Committee’s report into the Bus Services Bill has been published (25th November 2016). Available in full here. Welcoming publication of the report, PACTS Executive Director David Davies said: “The Bus Services Bill is an enabling Bill and the Transport Committee has understandably focused on the procedural arrangements for franchising and partnerships. PACTS submitted evidence about the need to specify a duty of safety and reporting arrangements. The […]
PACTS has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Right Honourable Phillip Hammond MP, ahead of this year’s Autumn Statement, asking him to ensure vital funding for road safety. Capital investment is important but so too is resource spend. Without a sufficiently large and stable core of expert and experienced staff, it will not be possible to undertake the actions set out in the Statement. That in turn will jeopardise […]