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In Passing
London was agog this week at the news that former mayor Ken Livingstone had been found to be without a ticket on a First Great Western train while... continue
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In brief
Ticketing specialist Parkeon has taken a step into the UK rail market with news of RSP approval for its latest Astreo on-platform ticket vending... continue
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Bus News
Plusbus, the integrated bus and rail ticket scheme has expanded with a deal to introduce the service in Northern Ireland in partnership with... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Ray Wilkes
Ian Maude (Transit February 20) is certainly correct in his scepticism on the OAP free travel. My wife and I have just returned for a four day break... continue
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Bus News
Brighton & Hove is to pilot a faster service between Brighton and Eastbourne this summer in an experiment to test whether bus users will pay... continue
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Rail News
Grand Central Railway has announced a new web-based service that allows customers to book hotel accommodation and tickets to attractions across the... continue
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In brief
Train tickets from the UK to the continent take twice as long to book as flights because the websites are complicated and unreliable. Researchers for... continue
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Regular News
Rail minister Andrew Adonis has indicated that rail fares could fall in January. In evidence to the Commons transport committee last week he... continue
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Business Back-Up
ALMEX has achieved a milestone in the UK with its latest state-of-the-art ticket printing equipment. The Swindon-based ticket equipment supplier has... continue
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Business Back-Up Lead Story
Parkeon, the automatic fare collection specialist, has added a second ticketing platform to its fully certified range of ITSO compliant on-bus ticket... continue
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Letters to the Editor
By Guy S Salt, South Croydon, Surrey
I cannot agree with Mr Dorian Baker (Transit, January 23) that it is only necessary to provide a seat for every passenger in order to persuade more... continue
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In brief
London Travelwatch, the watchdog for transport users in and around London, has objected to First Capital Connect’s  proposals to close or... continue
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Rail News
South West will expand pre-paid ticket collection from self-service ticket machines at 32 more stations over the next two months, bringing the total... continue
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In brief
First Great Western’s offer allowing over 55s return travel throughout their network for £25, has been taken up by approximately 8000... continue
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Rail News
The rail industry should focus more on passenger information during service disruption, as well as punctuality/reliability and overcrowding if it... continue
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In brief
Go North East has launched a new express coach service between Ashington and Newcastle that is branded as ‘Bargain Express’. The Go Ahead... continue
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Regular News
Greater Manchester PTA has called on the government to fund a maximum standard concessionary fare of 50p across the UK for children and young people... continue
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Business Back-Up
Evolvi Rail Systems, the leading online business rail booking and ticketing specialist, has unveiled a record 47% increase in revenue for 2008. The... continue
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Business Back-Up
Bus operators across the West Midlands are among the latest to benefit from advanced ITSO ticketing solutions developed by Parkeon. The multi-million... continue
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Business Back-Up Lead Story
The viability of Near Field Communication ticketing technology came one step closer through a successful pilot run in partnership with Reading... continue
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