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Business Comment
Privatisation has been on and off the cards in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland over the last few years. However, there is currently no... continue
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In brief
First Devon & Cornwall says it is now on-track to meet disability access regulation that will be introduced in nine years time after an influx of... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
A planned strike by bus driving staff in London was cancelled this week after bus operator Metrobus sought a legal injunction to prevent the... continue
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Rail News
The SNP has passed a resolution setting out how Scotland’s rail services could be returned to public ownership. At its conference last week,... continue
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Rail News
Train operators affected by disruption during the £5.5bn Thameslink programme have launched a publicity campaign to make passengers aware of... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
First Great Western and the Department for Transport are discussing ways to prevent rolling stock shortages again hitting FGW services in the West of... continue
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Rail News
Huge growth in commuter rail travel to Leeds has prompted Network Rail to propose new train service patterns and a new station to the east of the... continue
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Bus News
More than 2,500 members of staff at London bus operator Metroline will join drivers at First London and Go Ahead-owned Metrobus in strike action... continue
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In brief
First in Berkshire has put into service three high-specification Wright Gemini-bodied Volvo ‘twin deck’ vehicles on its Green Line... continue
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In brief
Transport for London comissioner Peter Hendy was in Northern Ireland last week to preview Wrightbus’s new Gemini 2 hybrid-powered double deck... continue
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Other Columnist
By George Muir
Stations and depots, serving both buses and rail, are turning out to be one of the most fruitful places for initiatives to save energy, and reduce... continue
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Rail News
Transport for London have now extended the use of Oyster pay as you go on all First Great Western stations in London. Following an announcement in... continue
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Regular Feature
A bus driver for Reading Buses on a recent visit to Cuba was shocked to discover that its national bus company doesn’t employ a single female... continue
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Regular Feature
Charlotte worked in Italy for the European Space Agency for two years before returning to the UK and joining the Go Ahead Group as a commercial... continue
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Stockwatch
As the banking crisis and ‘Credit Crunch’ continues it was inevitable that this edition of Stockwatch would make gloomy reading. And the... continue
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People
Managing director of First Midlands, Kevin Belfield, has resigned to join National Express West Midlands. Belfield joined First two years ago.... continue
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Lead Story
By Robert Jack
Dedicated school buses should be introduced across Britain to all primary and many secondary schools says the Yellow School Bus Commission, chaired... continue
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Rail News
Scottish transport secretary Stewart Stevenson has unveiled the new permanent livery for the ScotRail franchise and announced a package of service... continue
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Bus News
This week saw the shortlist for the 2008 UK Bus Awards announced. Those in line for an award include: City Operator Award (sponsored by Titan... continue
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Bus News
Ballymena-based Wrightbus figures show that the bus manufacturer has achieved registrations of 496 vehicles in the UK as of July, giving it a leading... continue
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