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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
A regime of passenger satisfaction targets and penalties for failing to meet them will be introduced at the new South Central franchise which begins... continue
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Rail News
Trading statements from the ‘Big Five’ passenger transport groups have shown that the UK’s worsening economic situation has yet to... continue
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Rail News
The DfT has launched its invitation to tender for the South Central rail franchise covering south London and parts of Kent, East and West Sussex,... continue
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Business Monitor
TRANSPORT operator Go Ahead Group made strong progress during its most recent financial year, according to its annual accounts, recording a 20%... continue
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Rail News
London Midland has made a commitment that 20% of journeys on its services will be made with smartcard tickets by 2012, rising to 50% by January... continue
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In brief
Southeastern has installed a new driver simulator which means that their 120 drivers will be trained in how to use the company’s Class 395... continue
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Regular News
Despite complaints about high fares, the cost of rail travel compares increasingly well with the price of making the same journey by car, claims... continue
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News Extra
By James Dark
Train operators have called for sweeping changes to the way Network Rail is managed. Their responses to the industry’s current consultation on... continue
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News Extra
Train operators believe NR’s high profile engineering overruns have resulted in the company taking a new approach to projects which is... continue
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Regular News
Virgin is facing a threat to its monopoly position on the West Coast Main Line. A ruling from the Office of Rail Regulation, due in October, could... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
Incumbent operator Govia will compete against National Express, Stagecoach and NedRailways to retain its South Central franchise. The shortlist... continue
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Rail News
Around 750 retail and engineering staff at Southeastern are being balloted for strike action by the RMT union. The RMT said it was recommending a... 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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News Extra
By James Dark
While National Express East Coast is facing a swarm of open access operators competing with it for spare capacity, on the other side of the country... continue
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Business Comment
Virgin West Coast is the only train operator which still enjoys that privatisation relic, Moderation of Competition protection, or put another way a... continue
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Rail News
London midland services between Watford Junction and Euston, and those of sister operator Southern on the route, will now accept Oyster pay as you go... continue
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Rail News
An order for 69 new Turbostar trains for Govia’s new London Midland operation has been placed with train builder Bombardier... continue
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Rail News
London midland’s purchase of £700,000 of two lightweight railcars for services to Stourbridge, West Midlands, as part of their franchise,... continue
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In brief
Southern will take on the Gatwick Express services from this weekend, as part of the government’s Brighton Main Line Route Utilisation... continue
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Business Monitor
LONDON and South Eastern Railway, the new company formed by the Go-Ahead/Keolis joint venture Govia to operate the Integrated Kent rail franchise,... continue
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