Bus regulation in Scotland: a review of the first six months

John Farrington, Tony Mackay, Brian Ashcroft (Editor)

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Local bus services in Scotland were deregulated in 1986. Since then there has been a substantial increase in the supply of bus services and strong competition in the four main cities, particularly in Glasgow. This article reviews the experience of deregulation over the first six months.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)64-70
Number of pages7
JournalQuarterly Economic Commentary
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 1987


  • bus regulation
  • Scottish economy
  • Scottish regulations

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