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Regular Feature
By Rhodri Clark
For the past couple of years, trying to guess what Veolia is doing has been a topic of frequent conversation for managers at other South Wales bus... continue
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Stockwatch
Once again there is positive news to report. Arriva’s interim results gave a boost to our portfolio of transport stocks and the announcement... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
A shake up of the Southern, Southeastern and First Capital Connect franchises will double the number of peak services running through Central London... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
Bus drivers at First’s London bus business were poised this week to stage strike action in a dispute over pay after they rejected a last minute... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
First, Leeds City Council and Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, this week took the wraps of a £3m upgrade to the city’s Scott Hall Road... continue
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In brief
Transport Scotland and First ScotRail have placed an order with Siemens Mobility for the supply of 38 Desiro electric multiple units, worth over... continue
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In brief
First ScotRail has been recognised as an Investor in People. With over 4,100 employees, the operator is one of the largest private sector... continue
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Bus News
First Glasgow has launched its 2008 Route Development Plan that aims to allow stakeholders and members of the public with the opportunity to actively... continue
Categories: Bus, First, Scotland
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Bus News
First Essex will relaunch its flagship X30 service that connects Stansted Airport with Southend next month with a new fleet of WiFi-equipped... continue
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Regular News
The rising cost of motoring has led to a sharp jump in people believing more journeys will take place by bus and train in the future, a YouGov... continue
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Rail News
Transport Scotland is funding a new fleet of 130 Siemens Desiro carriages which will add 9,000 seats to the Scottish network. The £200m deal... continue
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In brief
First Great Western is set to retain buffets on all HST services following a review of catering. In its franchise bid, FGW had proposed ... continue
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Regular Feature
By Robert Jack
Oh no, you might be thinking, not another awards scheme for transport! Don’t you win a prize these days for simply turning up? Well think... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
Congratulations to Mary Grant, who took the top prize away from the inaugural Passenger Transport Management Awards in London last week. The First... continue
Categories: Rail, First, All of UK
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Regular News
First Scotrail has risen six places to fifth position in the league of scores across operators for passenger satisfaction, in the latest National... continue
Categories: Rail, Surveys, First, TOCs, All of UK
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Lead Story
First ScotRail managing director Mary Grant was named Passenger Transport Professional of the Year last week, the top prize at the inaugural... continue
Categories: Awards, People, Rail, First, All of UK
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Bus News
A learning scheme for First employees has now awarded more than 8,000 vocational qualifications and a further 8,000 non-vocational awards since its... continue
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Regular News
By Andrew Garnett
First and Stagecoach are believed to be close to striking deals with the five English PTEs over the contentious issue of concessionary fare... continue
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Regular News
Alex Salmond, first minister of Scotland, today launched the construction phase of First Group’s new global headquarters by pouring the last... continue
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Bus News
Falkirk-based bus and coach manufacturer Alexander Dennis has secured one of the biggest orders ever placed in the UK bus industry from First... continue
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