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Media Monitor
Pensioners cannot be given a "blank cheque" to travel on buses for free, a transport industry leader has warned. Keith Ludeman, chief... continue
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Ben Colson
Ben Colson
The bus subsidy debate is hotting up, not only in these columns but more importantly in stakeholder advisory group meetings buried away deep in the... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Susan Goldsmith, Managing Director, National Express East Coast
John Nelson suggested there is no case for gating stations on the East Coast, (Transit April 3) and then went on to justify the implementation of... continue
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Opinion
Some things don’t change. A rival bus operator sets up in town offering a free bus service against an established incumbent, with allegations... continue
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In brief
London Midland launched a new website last week, with new features to make it more passenger friendly and easy to use, with a new cheap fare finder... continue
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In brief
East Midlands Trains launched a cut price parking offer for passengers at its train stations at Easter and will be repeating the discounts on the May... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach has begun a campaign offering new home owners the chance to travel for free on its bus services in a pilot scheme that is being initially... continue
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Bus News
The trial of a free city centre bus service in Bradford has become permanent following the news that 420,000 passengers have used the service in the... continue
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Regular News
James Dark
National Express East Coast is planning to introduce a seat reservation charge at the end of this month. The £2.50 fee would be the first such... continue
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Business Monitor
The Office of Rail Regulation’s current study into whether there should be greater competition between train operators will no doubt gain... continue
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John Nelson
John Nelson
I have had a thing about good grammar since it was drummed into me by my teacher father when I was a rising five. So when is a... continue
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Rail News
Ticketing specialist Parkeon is hoping to entice train operators with the offer of a new low cost, small footprint, card-only ticketing machine. The... continue
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Rail News
Virgin Trains has made cuts of 20-30% on shorter distance season tickets and walk-up fares, on routes where it faces competition from London Midland,... continue
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Regular News
A new report has highlighted problems for passengers who want to book rail tickets to mainland Europe. Despite the fact that Eurostar trains direct... continue
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Regular News
Stagecoach chief executive Brian Souter has said that his business is already detecting changes in the way passengers purchased tickets as a result... continue
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In brief
Stagecoach-owned South West Trains has recorded a significant reduction in ticketless travel since the introduction of gates at its London Waterloo... continue
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In brief
National Express East Coast has doubled the discount it offers passengers who book advance tickets online for one week. The new promotion means... continue
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Bus News
Concessionary fares for young people should not be ruled out, according to the transport select committee’s report on school travel published... continue
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Bus News
The government this week launched changes to the free concessionary bus travel scheme in England as bus passenger lobby group Bus Users UK called... continue
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Letters to the Editor
This Letters page has previously reported examples of collateral damage caused by ticket barriers. I have stumbled into a new collateral crater at... continue
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