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Parking Review
Railways
With the number of passengers cycling to stations on the rise, the need to offer organised parking for them is increasing. There are a variety of... continue
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Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, will launch a FreeCityBus service in Bradford next week. Three, clearly branded, low-floor buses have been acquired... continue
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Bus News
By Meera Rambissoon
South Yorkshire PTE has developed outline proposals for a new Bus Rapid Transit scheme between Rotherham and Sheffield, in partnership with Rotherham... continue
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West Yorkshire PTE Metro has revealed that between April 2007 and June 2008, it received nearly 5,000 complaints about the behaviour of bus drivers.... continue
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Rail News
The designs for Birmingham New Street station, part of the £600m Gateway project, were unveiled to passengers last week. Set to double... continue
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Nexus’ new passenger lift at Sunderland station’s south concourse has come into service - the latest stage in the £7m refurbishment... continue
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Letters to the Editor
David Young, Head of Transport Integration and Deputy to Passenger Services Director, South Yorkshire PTE
I enjoyed Nelson’s column, which recognises that Barnsley and Rotherham deserve and indeed, need, better rail services to support economic... continue
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Regular Feature
By Andrew Garnett
The news earlier this year that Go Ahead was pulling out of the West Midlands bus market by selling Go West Midlands was not unexpected. After a... continue
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Business Comment
AS?SOON soon as Go Ahead announced that it was writing off its investment in Go West Midlands, the industry was alive with rumours about who a... continue
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In brief
Greater Manchester PTE will begin  a major project to replace worn-out track on its Metrolink system in Manchester city centre later this month.... continue
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Greater Manchester PTE will provide children starting secondary school this week with 30,000 copies of the ‘Pupil and Parents Guide’... continue
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CBS Outdoor has launched a new large size bus advertising format to use on the outside of buses. Dubbed ‘Super 12’, the new format... continue
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Rail News
Greater Manchester PTA has announced plans to create two large park and ride sites on the new Metrolink line to Oldham and Rochdale, at Hollinwood... continue
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People
Stephen Clark has been appointed as deputy clerk of Greater Manchester PTA and head of transport policy at Manchester City Council. Clark has worked... continue
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Bus News
A new mystery shopping report by watchdog TravelWatch North West has revealed that standards between bus operators in the region are on the whole... continue
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Rail News
Centro-PTA, THE West Midlands PTE, and Network Rail’s joint study on Midland Metro sharing its proposed Wednesbury to Brierley Hill extension... continue
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In brief
Owner of the Tyne and Wear Metro, Nexus PTE has invited leading rail companies to find out more about its £350m reinvigoration programme. The... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
First, Leeds City Council and Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, this week took the wraps of a £3m upgrade to the city’s Scott Hall Road... continue
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Bus News
Ticketing for West Midlands’ bus users is set to be transformed thanks to the signing of a new  deal between Centro-PTA, the West... continue
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Bus News
South Yorkshire PTE, Doncaster Council and First are to open two new park and ride sites along the A638 Quality Bus Corridor next week. The sites... continue
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