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JR Central has put its latest-generation Shinkansen train, the N700A into service from Tokoyo to Osaka. The 300km/h 16- car tilting trains seating... continue
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In a direct challenge to other train operators and the airlines, Eurostar is looking to run new services from London into Europe. The SNCF affiliate... continue
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If it were not already a trademark, French state railway operator SNCF must have been tempted to call their latest TGV service “easyTGV”... continue
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Alongside the UK’s leading passenger transport directors and decision-makers are their equivalents in Europe, both within the individual... continue
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UK transport is heavily influenced, as elsewhere, by political leaders. Transport problems and challenges exist at both a national and local level... continue
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Rail News
Extending the proposed London-West Midlands high-speed rail line on to Manchester and Leeds will drive regeneration and transform travel patterns,... continue
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European Commission vice president for transport Siim Kallas has been forced by France and Germany to accept a watered down version of his long... continue
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Peter Stonham
The European railway industry put on an impressive display of its buoyancy and technological innovation at this year’s biennial Innotrans... continue
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Non-stop interchange One of the things that most spoils high speed rail is the need for trains to make intermediate stops. The faster the... continue
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It’s been an unexpectedly good couple of months for Virgin Group chairman and serial entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson. It looked like the end... continue
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If there is one thing that has helped railways re-invent themselves as a sexy futuristic travel mode it has to be the coming of the high-speed... continue
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Aviation News
The UK government has dusted down an approach that failed before to deal with the politically tricky issue of London’s future airport capacity:... continue
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Rail News
Italian rail operator Trenitalia and global travel and tourism transaction technology specialist Amadeus have signed a distribution agreement linking... continue
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Viewpoint
Jonathan Raper
An invitation to contribute to New Transit from my perspective as an information and systems design specialist came just as Britain’s transport... continue
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People
UK Transport Secretary Justine Greening has announced the appointment of four Non-Executive Directors to the Board of HS2 Ltd. They include Richard... continue
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Rail News
UK london-midlands rail route developer HS2 Ltd has awarded its final four professional services contracts for land referencing support. The... continue
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Environment
Simply stating how green public transport is compared with the car is not enough these days to genuinely achieve the benefit of public and political... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
Consultant Atkins has secured a £13.3 million contract to produce preliminary designs for the two High Speed 2 (HS2) running lines... continue
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