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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
GoVia’s Southern franchise will pay £30m of profits back to the Department for Transport in 2007/08 under clawback provisions in its... continue
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People
Southern Railway has appointed John Killeen as its head of fleet support to focus on the management of major traction and rolling stock projects in... continue
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Regular News
Bombardier is to supply Southern with a further 11 four-car Electrostar units. The trains are expected to be delivered in the first quarter of 2009... continue
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Business Comment
IT is a measure of what a dog the new South Central franchise could turn out to be that some well-established transport groups are considering not... continue
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Regular News
The Department for Transport’s plan to employ a ‘shadow operator’ to bring new Pendolino trains into service on the West Coast Main... continue
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Rail News
by James Dark
The Department for Transport has agreed to revise the Southern franchise’s profit share agreement in return for the company’s assistance... continue
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Rail News
Southern has embarked on a major campaign to promote consideration between fellow passengers whilst travelling on its trains, and using its stations.... continue
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Rail News
Southern is set to become the first train operator to implement regenerative braking on the DC network south of the Thames. Managing director Chris... continue
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In brief
The latest official punctuality figure for train operator Southern revealed that the company has successfully achieved a record 90% of trains... continue
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Interview
by James Dark
This December, Southern will launch the new Gatwick Express service with peak trains from the South Coast to London replacing the shuttle service... continue
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Business Monitor
COMMUTER?train company?New Southern Railway achieved a 57.1% increase in operating profits in the 52 weeks ended June 30  2007, according to its... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
First Group chief executive Moir Lockhead has acknowledged that sustained improvement will be needed at his Great Western operation before First is... continue
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Technology News Lead Story
By James Dark
Trains have started using regenerative braking in passenger service on the DC network south of the Thames for the first time. Following successful... continue
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Regular News
Southeastern’s trains and stations have become safer following a 25.7% drop in reported crime on the network over the past four years,... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
Stagecoach, Govia and Arriva launched their new franchises on November 11 with the promise that their investment and customer service programmes... continue
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Rail News
Train drivers’ union Aslef has called off three one-day strikes scheduled this month at the new London Midland and  East Midlands... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Well done to Southern Rail for having 63% of their stations accredited with Secure Status (Transit November 2). Although not quite “more than... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
GoVia has denied it is planning inflation-busting RPI+3% fare rises at its new West Midlands franchise, contradicting announcements from the... continue
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Interview
By James Dark
Of the four rail franchises up for grabs this summer, West Midlands was undoubtedly at the bottom of the shopping list for four of the five major UK... continue
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Regular Feature
When Govia introduces its London Midland timetable in December 2008, it will include several new services, some of which are in addition to the... continue
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