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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
Shadow transport secretary Theresa Villiers has joined PTEs in calling for the government to commit to investment in public transport, in the wake of... continue
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Bus News
A Welsh MP and a Welsh Assembly minister have called for all public transport services in Wales to be made free in an effort to tackle... continue
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Bus News
Rail-link buses which form integral parts of the new Ebbw Vale to Cardiff rail service will be withdrawn in April, despite their apparent... continue
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In brief
New trains that have been ordered for use by Southern, First Capital Connect and Transport for London have been delayed as key component suppliers... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
Three authorities say joint working will save £60k Three Essex councils have formed a parking partnership in a bid to cut costs. The... continue
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Sub Story to Feature
BY Yves Laurin
Trams have made a stunning comeback in France over the past 25 years. To date more than 420 kilometres of lines are in commercial operation - over... continue
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Feature
By Bernard Garner
Would you like to get a return of £8 back for every pound you invest? It sounds absurd - the kind of offer only a bookie would have made as... continue
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Lead Story
By Mary Bonar
Edinburgh’s first tram line is now under construction. After years of lobbying, Manchester has funding for Phase 3a, although further funding... continue
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Other Columnist
By Peter Shipp
Because buses are so vital to the life of a community I have made a point of being involved in general and business issues in the EYMS area. This is... continue
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Regular Feature
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Letters to the Editor
By Ray Bentley Bere, Alston, Devon
In Transit (December 19) we read of ever-slower buses in Manchester and Neath. This is a common experience due to congestion and inadequate bus... continue
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Bus News
Tyne & Wear pte Nexus has announced that  it has submitted a bid to the Department for Transport for £15m of funding to improve local... continue
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Regular News
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon has written to his shadow counterpart, Theresa Villiers, asking her to make clear where the Tories’ proposed... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
Fines should not be issued to cars parked on dropped kerbs unless white lines are laid down, argues the AA. It is opposing plans by the Department... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
A Surrey council is donating to charity all parking charge savings made from the VAT cut. Spelthorne council expects the move to generate... continue
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Rail News
Four pre-qualified bidders have been sent an Invitation to tender for a £300m project to build 200 new train carriages on First Great Western,... continue
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Ben Colson
This time last year a few pundits were suggesting that an economic collapse was imminent, but for the majority they were just an eccentric minority.... continue
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Business Comment
The bus industry will no doubt breathe a collective sigh of relief at the news that transport secretary Geoff Hoon will increase the Bus Service... continue
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In Passing
The Department for Transport introduces a new computer system in an efficiency drive that ends up costing significantly more than the money it... continue
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Rail News
Arriva trains Wales is now running a faster train service between north and south Wales, launched by transport minister Ieuan Jones this week. The... continue
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