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End of the line
Fashion We are in the midst of a 1980s fashion revival incase you didn’t know and Gatwick Express, now part of Govia’s Southern rail... continue
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Letters
Dave Holladay, Glasgow
Let me congratulate Govia on retaining the Southern rail franchise. It has been a focus of interest for many who use cycles and rail services in the... continue
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Heroes & Villains - Hero
Three years ago Graham Eccles retired as main board director of Stagecoach’s rail division stating: “I’m leaving the heavy rail... continue
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Business
Despite attracting four powerful bidders, the competition for the new South Central franchise was as notable for the companies which decided not to... continue
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Business
In the past four years, the Department for Transport and Transport for London have awarded 11 rail franchises – Integrated Kent, Great Western,... continue
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Business Lead Story
James Dark
Bidding to retain any rail franchise has its own peculiar pressures, and in the case of Govia’s attempt to keep its South Central contract,... continue
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Cover Story
James Dark
The past year’s economic mayhem has been wreaking havoc with the business plans and expectations of many industries. Banks have gone bust, long... continue
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Reflections
In the midst of a recession passenger transport operators are wise to be aware that their pricing policy has to be sensitive to consumers’... continue
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Editorial Comment Briefs
Southeastern will start running a high speed ‘preview’ service of its new 140mph bullet trains on the June 29. The service will run on... continue
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Rail News
Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis today awarded the South Central rail franchise to Govia subsidiary Southern Railways - the current franchise... continue
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Media Monitor
Rail franchise award points way ahead The first rail contract to be awarded since the recession started will be an... continue
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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
Southeastern has announced that a limited high speed ‘preview’ service on High Speed 1 between Ashford International, Ebbsfleet... continue
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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
London Midland has announced that industrial action by members of the RMT Union, scheduled for Tuesday May 19 Thursday May 21, has now been suspended... continue
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Media Monitor
Passengers believe train services are worse since the Department for Transport awarded a franchise to London Midland, an inquiry has warned. continue
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In brief
Train operator London Midland says that it is to hold further talks with the RMT union, despite it calling two 24-hour strikes next week. Some senior... continue
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Rail News
Southeastern Trains will not impose the full 35% premium fare it is entitled to charge for its 140mph services which will operate on the Channel... continue
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Media Monitor
Some rail services are to be axed when new high-speed trains are introduced in parts of south east England. The launch of "j... continue
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Business Comment
Rumours are sweeping the rail industry that Department for Transport is close to finalising the winner of the new South Central rail franchise.... continue
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Stockwatch
After the good tidings of the last edition of Stockwatch with all of the major groups making significant progress on the market, this fortnight... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
James Dark
Go Ahead Group chief executive Keith Ludeman is demanding daily updates from his London Midland management team on their efforts to restore... continue
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