RBfH Response to Hereford Transport Package (HTP) Consultation

The HTP is considered a flawed and unbalanced plan because: A.        There is an over emphasis on the bypass which is contrary to Local Transport Plan visions and policies of: 1. To enable economic growth. 2. To provide a good quality transport network for all. 3. To...

Historic Britain’s Urban Transport Panel visits Hereford

In October 2017 the Urban Panel from Historic England visited Hereford. The Urban Panel were invited to Hereford, primarily, to consider how the City might best accommodate the new University, to examine what sort of framework might need to be in place to assist its...

New Hereford Link Road Open

Slow Progress on Bus Hub at Barrs Court Station Everyone must have noticed that the new link road superhighway from Commercial Road to Edgar Street is now open. Most probably you will have noticed it because of the traffic chaos it has caused at the Commercial Road...

RBfH Newsletter Spring Buses Supplement

Keeping you informed about your rail and bus services, here is the Spring Buses Supplement 2018 Rail & Bus for Herefordshire. You can view online or click the link below to download a PDF copy that you can print. Buses-supplement-Spring-2018.compressed Download a...

RBfH Newsletter Spring

Keeping you informed about your rail and bus services, here is the Spring 2018 Rail & Bus for Herefordshire newsletter. You can view online or click the link below to download a PDF copy that you can print. Newsletter-Spring-2018.compressed Download a PDF...

RBfH Newsletter Autumn 2017

Keeping you informed about your rail and bus services, here is the Autumn 2017 Rail & Bus for Herefordshire newsletter. You can view online or click the link below to download a PDF copy that you can print. Newsletter-Autumn-2017.compressed Download a PDF...

The Hereford Sustainable Transport Group

Transport is dynamic; it runs through the core economic and social fabric of this country. It gives us lessons from the past, the challenges of the present and the importance of developments for the future. With this in mind Rail & Bus for Herefordshire is a...

The Future Size & Shape of the Great Western Franchise

The next Great Western Franchise is due to run from autumn 2020. However, the Department for Transport consider that the specification and award of a new franchise could be delayed for two years until 2020. The Department has entered into a consultation exercise...

Action on the Great Western Franchise

Hereford has been the terminus for through inter-city trains to/from London for many years since the days of the original Great Western Railway. Perhaps the most famous train was the Cathedrals Express, where one could get a civilised breakfast! However, over the last...

The Secretary of State for Transport Announcement

The Department for Transport spin doctors obviously had the Christmas spirit in them when they gave the Transport Minister a bag of rail goodies to announce. Reopening railway lines and stations and hints of measures to transfer more freight from road to rail were the...

On the Buses

Whilst on the subject of government, the DfT has published a series of guidance documents relating to the creation of advanced quality bus partnerships and how local authorities can establish franchise schemes. The aim is to bring more stability into the provision of...
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