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Transport Select Committee Reports

Inquiry launched into trains fit for the future


Transport Committee takes action to boost number of female witnesses - Women in Transport


Publication of Special Report

Rail timetable changes: Government and Office of Rail and Road Responses to the Committee's Seventh report.

For online link click here. For full report (as a PDF) click here.


Transport Committee - Active Travel inquiry. Next evidence session starts Wednesday 23 January.

Focus of the session: The Committee will question representatives of walking and cycling stakeholder groups as part of their inquiry into active travel. Members will ask representatives of Cycling UK, Sustrans and Living Streets what the barriers are to more people walking and cycling, what they think of the Government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, and what needs to happen to increase levels of walking and cycling.


Transport Committee visits Liverpool to hear about health of bus services.


Read the Transport Select Committee's report on the East Coast rail franchise failure.


Local roads funding and governance inquiry starts Monday 19 November 2018. This is the first of the oral evidence sessions for the inquiry. The Committee will be speaking with a cross-section of industry representatives and user groups to understand the scale of the problems on the local roads network. Click here for more details.


Government Clean Air Strategy: Reaction from the Transport Committee Chair


Intercity East Coast rail franchise failure examined by Transport Committee 21 May 2018:



The Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Environmental Audit, Health and Social Care, and Transport Committees published their joint report, Improving Air Quality on Thursday 15 March. The report focuses on measures to improve air quality in the UK. Click here for the report page.


The Transport Committee holds it first evidence session for its inquiry into rail infrastructure investment on Monday 29 January 2018:



Transport Committee Chair, Lilian Greenwood MP, comments on 2018 rail fare increase.


Have your say on the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill!


Four Committees relaunch a joint inquiry on air quality:



VW emissions: Transport Committee still pushing for answers:



House of Commons Transport Select Committee


EVIDENCE SESSION: Urban congestion


3.05pm, Wednesday 29 March 2017, Grimond Room, Portcullis House




House of Commons Transport Select Committee


EVIDENCE SESSION: Rail compensation


2.05pm, Monday 20 March 2017, Wilson Room, Portcullis House




House of Commons Transport Select Committee


EVIDENCE SESSION: Urban congestion


4.05pm, Monday 13 March 2017, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House




House of Commons Transport Select Committee




4.05pm, Monday 16 January 2017, Grimond Room, Portcullis House


In the third oral evidence session of the Rail Safety inquiry, the Transport Committee will hear from the British Transport Police and the British Transport Police Authority. The session will consider crime on the railways and the approach of the British Transport Police in tackling it: