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New Transit
Technology News
Meera Rambissoon
Britain is the first country in Europe offering bus and train travellers an online ‘one-stop-shop’ for purchase of integrated journey... continue
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Light Rail News
Service announcements on the London Underground are to include the words of great thinkers such as Gandhi, Albert Einstein and Jean-Paul Sartre. ... continue
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Light Rail News
Simon Johnson, associate editor of Tramways and Urban Transit
“It can be done”: that was the message delegates to the Fourth Annual Light Rapid Transit Forum conference in late May from the... continue
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Editorial Comment
Robert Jack
The next phase of the journey has begun. Welcome aboard! This is the launch issue of New Transit, the new fresh, modern and forward-looking magazine... continue
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Bus News
Andrew Garnett
The Department for Transport has published statistics relating to bus and light rail patronage and bus passenger satisfaction for the first quarter... continue
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Bus News
Andrew Garnett
Rumours are linking French utilities giant Veolia Environnement with both Arriva and National Express as potential merger alternatives to rival... continue
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Media Monitor
THE four largest private sector firms in Edinburgh have pledged just over £1 million between them to the cost of the city's £545m tram... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Stonham
To succeed and flourish, public transport needs to win friends and influence people – and a more diverse range of third parties you... continue
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BRT Report
Recently I was in Gothenburg for a transport conference. I had been there 16 years ago (in connection with the then looming rail privatisation), but... continue
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Editorial Comment Briefs
The impact of the current economic downturn on Stagecoach, one the country’s largest bus and train operators, will be revealed. The Perth-based... continue
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Media Monitor
METRO bosses are paying up to £1m in a bid to run the railway they already own. As competition to run trains... continue
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Media Monitor
One of Greater Manchester's Metrolink trams has been renamed in honour of a tourist steam railway line.
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Media Monitor
New speed probes improve performance of Stagecoach Metrolink Trams Following a succe... continue
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Media Monitor
The launch of Edinburgh's trams has again been put back by several months, in at least the fourth delay to the scheme since it was approved. continue
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Regular Feature
Some of Britain’s top transport managers will go head-to-head over the next six weeks in an award scheme designed to recognise and reward their... continue
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Interview
James Dark
Like many other senior transport professionals of his generation, Nick Brown started his working life as a BR management trainee. But the way his... continue
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News Extra
Andrew Garnett
2008 was something of an Annus Horribilis for Lothian Buses. After a golden 10-year period, which saw significant fleet investment, innovation in new... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Simon Posner,Chief Executive, Confederation of Passenger Transport UK, London
I was disappointed to read a reference to “competing light rail alternatives” in Transit’s review of the Bus as Rapid Transit... continue
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Bus News
Andrew Garnett
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon this week made a surprise visit to Manchester to announce his support for a £1.5bn package of transport... continue
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In brief
Greater Manchester PTE has successfully concluded its Transport & Works Act application for the extension of the Metrolink light rail system to... continue
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