Site Map

Here is a list of all the pages that are accessible on this site. You can click or tab to a link-coloured name to visit any of these pages.


Public Transport Matters — the need for proper debate about public transport

NDPTU: Nature and Role — what we are and what we seek to do

Organisational Structure — the composition of NDPTU

Proposal Summary — a summary of our proposal for improved, integrated public transport in northern Devon

Facts and Figures

Table 1 : Exeter–Barnstaple Line Devon Towns – Populations and Stations

Exeter–Barnstaple Line Population Density Map

Exeter–Barnstaple Line Station Usage Figures 2010–2011 to 2014–2015

Costs of Running Trains on the Exeter–Barnstaple Line


Letter to the leader of North Devon Council 18 February 2016

Response to ‘Poor National Accessibility in Bideford’

Fairness in Rail Expenditure

Connections between Trains and Buses at Barnstaple (updated)

Buses in the ‘Spotlight’

Why Buses Represent Democracy

Letter to the North Devon Journal 17 July 2014

Bus Stops

Public Transport for North Devon — Radical Overhaul Needed

Lack of Fairness

Letter to Modern Railways 10 October 2013

Letter to the North Devon Journal 1 August 2013

The Cost of Stations

Rural Bus Services Under Threat

Taktfahrplan and Changing Trains

Letter (2) to the North Devon Journal 21 March 2013

Letter to the North Devon Journal 21 March 2013

Letter to the North Devon Journal 21 February 2013

Rural Accessibility to Buses

Comments Archive

Problems in Late November 2012

Letter to the North Devon Gazette 21 November 2012

Letter to the North Devon Journal 15 November 2012

Connections Between Trains And Buses At Barnstaple

Signage for a Modern Railway

Letter to North Devon Journal re. Bus Services

First Bus to Discontinue North Devon Services

Response to G R Parkhouse

Letter to the North Devon Journal 7 June 2012

Improve The Barnstaple–Exeter Rail Service – But How?

Great Western Re-franchising Document – Our Response


‘Signage for a Modern Railway’

‘More Figures – Now Let’s Have the Facts’

‘Buses in South Molton’

Travellers’ Tales

Extended Tale of Barnstaple – Ilfracombe – Combe Martin bus problems

Contact Us


The South West Spine — The Case for Greater Investment across the South West Peninsula Railway Network

Cotswold Line Promotion Group

Cotswold Line Railbus

Shrewsbury–Aberystwyth Rail Passenger Association

JourneyDevon – Your Guide to Public Transport

Devon and Exeter Area Rail Project Working Party

Devon Metro Appraisal Report [PDF file]

Devon County Council Environment, Economy and Culture Overview Committee Report on Railways

Devon and Torbay Strategy 2011–2026 Local Transport Plan (April 2011) [PDF file; Market & Coastal Towns and Rural Devon Strategy begins on page 82]

Devon County Council Year Book 2012–2013 [PDF file]

Citizens’ Rail is an EU project to develop local and regional railways by involving the community. One of its projects has funding to improve the Exeter – Paignton line.

Bus Users UK

Rural communities ‘increasingly isolated’

Going the extra mile — resolving the rural transport challenge

Can we really make rural transport work?

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