• The introduction of a Passenger Ombudsman to stand up for the interests of rail users.
  • To support audio visual information displays on buses.
  • Rail services on main lines and commuter routes will be increased and new services to places that are poorly served or host major new housing development will be launched.


  • To deliver improvements for rail passengers by freezing fares, ensuring safe staffing levels and ending driver only operation, and the introduction of legal duties to improve accessibility to rail travel for disabled people.
  • The introduction of regulations to designate and protect routes of critical community value, including those that serve local schools hospitals and isolated settlements in rural areas.
  • The reform of legislation governing the licensed taxi and private carriage hire services, introducing national standards to guarantee safety and accessibility.

Liberal Democrats

  • The continuation of the ‘Access for all’ programme To make more stations wheelchair accessible
  • To improve the legislative framework governing Blue Badges. Bring into force the Equality Act on discrimination by private hire vehicle and taxi operators.

If you'd like to find out more about the parties manifestos, click the links below:

Conservative 2017 Manifesto

Labour 2017 Manifesto

Liberal Democrats 2017 Manifesto

Every vote will make a difference, so to bring about the future you want, you’ll really need to play your part and vote on 8th June 2017!