BUS PRIVATISATION IN GREAT BRITAIN.
- Author: D BAYLISS
- Source: Proceedings of the ICE - Transport, Volume 123, Issue 2, 01 May 1997 , pages 81 –93
Bus privatization in Great Britain D. Bayliss, OBE, FEng, FICE grew and, following the 1968 Transport Act, the National Bus Company (NBC) and the Scottish Bus Group (SBG) were set up as holding companies for a myriad of local bus companies. 4. The NBC was the holding company for 42 operating subsidiaries running over 40% of bus ser vices in England and Wales. Its ser vices were to be found in almost all locales and were usually particularly heavily represented on the fringes of larger towns and cities, in smaller towns and in rural areas...