Improving public transport


Wellington Railway Station - Ticket Office to Stay Open!

During the summer, train companies held a consultation on reducing the staffing hours of ticket offices at some stations.

At the time, the Government told train companies that no currently staffed station should be left unstaffed as a result of the changes.

*** Extending the £2 bus fare cap ***

From today, the £2 bus fare cap in England will be extended until December 2024 thanks to savings from HS2

Buses are the most popular form of public transport so keeping bus fares down will benefit more people than HS2.

New Government Support for Local Bus Services!

Whether through the 'Get Around for £2' scheme or the £1 billion Bus Service Improvement Plan, the Conservative Government has consistently taken steps to support public transport outside the big cities - working to level up transport in towns and rural areas.

Mark Calls on Council Leader to Rethink School Bus Cuts

Today Mark have written to Cllr Shaun Davies, Leader of Telford & Wrekin Council, to ask him to rethink the Council's decision to cut school bus services for pupils at Charlton School and Holy Trinity Academy in Telford.

Campaigning for Local Bus Routes

Today Mark has called on the bus company Arriva to reinstate services through Muxton and Lilleshall.

Residents have started a petition after bus services were cut to one bus an hour from Telford to Stafford.

Wellington Station upgrade

Wrekin MP, Mark Pritchard, has welcomed the announcement that Wellington Station will be fully-accessible, having secured a share of £300 million set aside for improving disabled access to public transport.

Mark Pritchard steps in over bus services

Wrekin MP, Mark Pritchard, is celebrating today after the government announced it will take action to shut down puppy farms.

The MP, known for his high profile animal welfare campaigns, also praised well known tv vet Marc Abraham’s for his animal welfare campaign, Lucy’s Law.