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Business Monitor
PASSENGER?train operator New Southern Railway recorded increases in cash operating and pretax profits, but slightly lower margins during the 52 weeks... continue
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Rail News
Higher than expected growth at Go Ahead’s Southern franchise means the train operator is now having to pay 80% of its profit increase to the... continue
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Rail News
By Andrew Garnett
JAPANESE CONGLOMERATE Hitachi has signed a deal with rail leasing company HSBC Rail to upgrade Southeastern’s fleet of Class 465 Networker... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
The Department for Transport has ruled that National Express Group’s Gatwick Express operation will be incorporated into Govia’s Southern... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail has been fined £4m for Railtrack’s failures which caused the Paddington rail crash in 1999. Delivering his verdict last... continue
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People
Train operator Southeastern has appointed Wayne Jenner as its new engineering director. Jenner has worked for airlines including British Airways and... continue
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Rail News
Britain’s transport groups are preparing to submit expressions of interest in a new East Coast intercity franchise. The contract is being... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Immediate advantage could be taken of empty seats on the Gatwick Express in peak hours by reducing its ticket prices at such times to those charged... continue
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Rail News
The RMT union says it will fight plans by South Eastern Trains to cut jobs and de-staff stations. RMT said that it will resist the planned axing of... continue
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Bus News
Keolis is courting new investors following the announcement that private equity company 3i is to sell off its majority shareholding in the French... continue
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Business Comment
the decision of 3i Group to sell it’s 53.5% controlling stake in French group Keolis will have surely sparked interest from the UK’s... continue
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Rail News
The Gatwick Express will survive for at least two more years before being reformed to help relieve overcrowding on Brighton Main Line commuter... continue
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Interview
By Robert Jack
Last month passenger transport professionals gathered at Durham Cathedral to pay their final respects to Chris Moyes, co-founder of bus and rail... continue
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Bus News
An improved performance by Go Ahead Group’s rail and aviation services divisions helped it to absorb the impact of higher fuel prices on its... continue
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Rail News
Go AHead Group has revealed how the impact of Network Rail’s planned 65% increase in prices for traction electricity could decimate profits at... continue
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Rail News
Go Ahead Group has promoted Tom?Smith to the new post of  managing director - rail development. He will take a lead in bidding for rail... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By Robert Jack
Keith Ludeman has promised evolution rather than revolution at Go Ahead following his sudden appointment as the bus and rail group’s new chief... continue
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Rail News
Transport minister Stephen Ladyman has announced that an extra Hitachi Javelin train will be provided for Southeastern’s high speed commuter... continue
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People
Marsid Greenidge has been appointed as the new head of communications at train operator Southern. He has been promoted to the post from his current... continue
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Regular Feature
By Andrew Garnett
The award of the Integrated Kent franchise to Govia in November last year led many in the industry to question why the Go Ahead/Keolis partnership... continue
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