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French group Transdev has been axed from the Edinburgh tram project as part of a drive to cut costs on the troubled £500m project. Transdev was... continue
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Light Rail News
London Underground (LU) has said the works should cost £4.2bn. Tube Lines says it needs to spend £5.75bn. Mr Bolt is expected to allow... continue
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Light Rail News
Nexus, the Tyne & Wear PTE, yesterday evening announced the name of a preferred bidder for a contract to operate trains and stations on the Tyne... continue
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Bus News
The government’s £30m Green Bus Fund announcement is likely to lead to orders for over 70 fully electric and hybrid Optare buses the... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach has confirmed that it is to invest around £11m in a fleet of state-of-the-art greener hybrid buses with 30% less carbon emissions... continue
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Rail News
Elderly and disabled people with mobility problems, parents with young children and passengers with heavy luggage will find it much easier to get... continue
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Bus News
The Department for Transport this morning (Thursday) announced funding for 349 new buses as part of the Green Bus Fund. The vehicles will all enter... continue
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Rail News
London Councils has reacted angrily to plans by the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) to increase the cost of transporting Freedom Pass... continue
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Letters
John Baggs, Horsham
The recent item on the Big Question ‘What needs to be done to get tram schemes moving again?’ included a comment by Neil Renilson that... continue
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Letters
Cat Hobbs, Public Transport Campaigner, Campaign for Better Transport, London
Of course it would be a good thing if bus fares were cut by 20% and bus use increased by 13% as a result. If more people left their cars behind and... continue
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BRT Report
John Carr, Secretary of BRTuk & Business Development Director, Elan PTC.
Casually scanning New Transit during a journey to Lyon, Peter Stonham’s reflections following his attendance at yet another major UITP event... continue
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Ben Colson
Ben Colson
It is normal at this time of year to reflect on the year past, and to look forward to the next. As we have seen in the Queen’s Speech,... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Although vehicle technology in the car industry has made great strides in reducing emissions, it has been slow to have a significant impact on the... continue
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Reflections
There was a somewhat gloomy atmosphere in Birmingham last month when transport professionals gathered to discuss responses to the recession. Huge... continue
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Technology News
The Welsh Assembly Government has announced an investment of £250,000 in the development of the Traveline Cymru public transport information... continue
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News Lead Story
Stagecoach confirmed today that it now has in place a joint venture agreement with Bland Group and a combined £14m funding package as it moves... continue
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Rail News
Transport secretary Lord Adonis has launched a new £50m fund for improvements to ten key stations in England as he warmly welcomed the... continue
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Rail News
Cancelling the Crossrail project next summer would cost the public purse over £1bn it has been revealed. Liberal Democrat shadow transport... continue
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Parking Policy
The Conservative Party has voiced its opposition to the proposed workplace parking levy (WPL) in Nottingham. Shadow transport secretary Theresa... continue
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