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Question 1: The PTEs are also responsible for planning and funding new public transport facilities, such as ________ systems and new stations.
TramPassenger rail terminologyLight railTram-train

Question 2: In addition to this, two new PTEs were created for the newly established metropolitan counties of ________ and West Yorkshire.
Local Government Act 1972SheffieldNorth YorkshireSouth Yorkshire

Question 3: In Merseyside, Strathclyde and Tyne and Wear, some ________ services are operated by the PTEs.
FerryCable ferryZero-fare public transportHovercraft

Question 4: Local government re-organisation in Scotland in 1975 created the region of ________, and the existing Greater Glasgow PTE was named after, and made to cover the new region.
Highland (council area)StrathclydeLocal Government (Scotland) Act 1973Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994

Question 5: In shire county areas, similar functions are carried out by ________.
Greater LondonCounty boroughCounty councilLocal Government Act 1972

Question 6: There are six PTEs in ________, one for each of the metropolitan counties.
WalesUnited KingdomEnglandScotland

Question 7: In recent years the PTEs and ITAs have campaigned to be given more powers to regulate local bus services, as is the case in London (see ________).
Southern (train operating company)Transport for LondonLondon BusesLondon Midland

Question 8: The PTEG Support Unit, based in ________, co-ordinates PTEG's activities and acts as a central point of contact.
Kingston upon HullSheffieldLeedsYork

Question 9: Until the mid-1980s the PTEs operated ________ services in their areas, but bus deregulation by the Transport Act 1985 forced the PTAs to sell their bus fleets to private operators.
BusBus advertisingPublic transport bus serviceTrolleybus

Question 10: A similar body, Transport for London, exists in ________.
North West EnglandEnglandGreater LondonSouth East England


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