COSTING OF BUS OPERATIONS. AN INTERIM REPORT OF THE BRADFORD BUS STUDY
The need for a more detailed breakdown of bus costing is recognized, as the financing of bus operations becomes more difficult. This report first investigates the following:- (i) which services are profitable and which make a loss? (ii) what is the net cost of providing bus services at different hours of the day? (iii) what are the costs of carrying additional passengers? The remainder of this report is in three main parts: (1) chapters 2-5: an analysis of the 1972/73 expenditure of Bradford City Transport. (ii) chapters 6-8: the application of three different methods of cost allocation to the 1972/73 expenditure of Bradford City Transport. The three methods are: (a) average costing (b) route costing (c) marginal costing (iii) chapter 9: an analysis of the 1972/73 average and marginal costs of carrying passengers on the Bradford City Transport Bus Network. The report concludes with proposals for the use of this cost information during forthcoming stages of the Bradford bus study. /TRRL/
Travers Morgan (R) and PartmersLondon, England
West Yorkshire Metropolitan County CouncilBishop Garth, Westfield Road
- Publication Date: 1974-7
- Features: Figures; Tables;
- Pagination: 27 p.
- TRT Terms: Analysis; Bus transportation; Buses; Cost allocation; Economic analysis; Financing; Networks; Operating costs
- ITRD Terms: 1272: Bus; 244: Financing; 221: Operating costs
- Subject Areas: Economics; Highways; Motor Carriers; Planning and Forecasting; Public Transportation; Society; Vehicles and Equipment; I72: Traffic and Transport Planning; I96: Vehicle Operating Costs;
- Accession Number: 00125218
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
- Report/Paper Numbers: Intrm Rpt.
- Files: ITRD, TRIS
- Created Date: Nov 18 1975 12:00AM