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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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Letters to the Editor
Ray Wilkes
The latest PTEG attack on bus industry ‘profiteering’ (Transit 342) is one of a  series of criticisms going back over a decade. Bus... 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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People
Tyne and Wear PTE, Nexus, has appointed John Fenwick  as its new director of finance and resources.  His responsibilities will include... continue
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In brief
Diamond, Rotala’s West Midlands bus operation, has launched a new fleet of buses for use on its network in the Black County branded as Black... continue
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In brief
South Yorkshire PTE has announced that the success of the city centre FreeBee bus service in Sheffield has been such that bigger vehicles have now... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
Stagecoach is believed to be in negotiations to acquire the bus operations of long established firm Bullock’s of Cheadle. Although the... continue
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Regular News
The competition to build the new Thameslink fleet will be fought out by the four major UK train suppliers - Bombardier, Siemens, Alstom and Hitachi,... continue
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Interview
By Meera Rambissoon
Dealing with fruit and veg at his local greengrocers might not have been the same as dealing with MAN Enviro 300, 50-seat single deckers at... continue
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Bus News
Council-owned bus operator Reading Buses has launched a new fleet of training vehicles as part of its new driver learning regime. The new vehicles... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Bedfordshire County Council is planning to make school travel more sustainable. School and college travel plans will be at the heart of a new... continue
Parking Review
Contracts
NCP Services has been appointed to run parking enforcement for Oxfordshire County Council. The contract is for six years with options to extend it up... continue
Parking Review
Crime
A civil enforcement officer (CEO) was assaulted in Windsor, Berkshire, while carrying out his duties last month. A male in his 20s pushed the CEO,... continue
Parking Review
Contracts
Slough Borough Council has extended APCOA Parking’s five-year on and off-street contract for a further two years to April 2010. APCOA employs... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Mobile phone parking payment is now available at a car park in Kingston upon Thames. Customers at the Ashdown Road 2 car park can use the RingGo... continue
Parking Review
People News
VINCI Park UK will be hosting its first annual charity golf day in aid of The Princess Royal Trust for?Carers on Wednesday 5 September. The event... continue
Parking Review
Car park refurbishment
The new £24m leisure scheme at the Swan shopping centre in Eastleigh, Hampshire, will contain a ground level 140-space car park. Space... continue
Parking Review
Car park refurbishment
The Central and Market car parks are two of the three multi-storeys serving The Mall shopping centre in Luton, Bedfordshire. The 1972 Central car... continue
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Business Comment
AND so it would seem that another long established, and respected, bus operator is about the change hands with talks between Stagecoach and... continue
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