This report is a case study on the effects of bus operation in the Greater Nottingham area. An earlier report (see IRRD 820240) covered the period between October 1985 and March 1987. This study covers the period from deregulation (October 1986) to the Autumn of 1991. It covers changes to: the bus companies and company structure; the commercial network and the level of competition; support services; local bus fares; information and publicity; public reaction; innovation; special needs transport. There is also a discussion on the effects of deregulation and privatisation in transport. For the general overview report see IRRD no 853811, for the other case studies see IRRD nos 853812-853815 and 853817.

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