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Car park refurbishment
A new multi-storey car park has been opened at St?Albans City railway station in Hertfordshire. The car park provides additional spaces for the busy... continue
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Bus News
1,200 DRIVERS at Stagecoach’s Manchester bus business have voted to strike in protest at a pay deal that the T&G union claims will leave... continue
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In brief
Greater Manchester PTE has revealed that 180,000 people have signed up for free national concessionary travel, just weeks after 400,000 application... continue
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People
First Manchester has  appointed Linda Davies as market research executive. She will provide analysis and support for all the company’s... continue
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Bus News
NEW RESEARCH commissioned by PTEG means that bus operators in metropolitan counties are likely to see reimbursement rates for carrying free... continue
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First TransPennine Express has started running services direct from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Carlisle to Manchester Airport, which has its own... continue
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Bus News
PRESSURE FROM residents and over-optimistic ridership forecasts have led Warwickshire Country Council to walk away from the consortium promoting... continue
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In brief
Arriva North West has invested £1m in a fleet of 10 low-floor buses for its 13 services in Eccles, Salford, which are funded by Greater... continue
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Tyne and Wear light rail Metro has given its passengers four-weekly MetroSaver passes meaning a 20% discount for December. The discount means... continue
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We recently reported on industrial action by drivers at Stagecoach’s Manchester bus operation over pay and conditions (Transit November 30). It... continue
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A new report to PTA members reveals that Greater Manchester PTE’s yellow school bus services are reducing congestion, improving pupil behaviour... continue
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Greater Manchester PTE is to withdraw funding for the ML1 bus service linking Metrolink light rail services at Stretford with the Trafford Centre... continue
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Regular News
Bus and train operator Go Ahead Group is to move its headquarters from Newcastle to London. “We have decided to set up a small HQ in central... continue
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Bus News
TRANSPORT?MINISTER?Rosie Winterton this week officially launched the last of six key routes that are subject to unique voluntary partnership between... continue
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Regular News
A?NEW?report by the district auditor to Merseytravel has criticised the PTE for the way in which committed resources to the doomed Merseytram... continue
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People
Doncaster councillor Andrea Milner has been appointed as the new chair of South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Authority. She takes over from Mick... continue
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Bus News
THE OFFICE of Fair Trading this week approved Stagecoach’s proposed acquisition of the Manchester bus operations of long established... continue
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Rail News
Virgin trains has released new figures which show that it is winning its battle with the airlines for market share on the London to Manchester... continue
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Rail News
PLANS BY Centro-PTA to expand the Midland Metro system will not be approved by the Department for Transport unless West Midlands councils agree to... continue
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Rail News
TRANSPORT MINISTER Tom Harris has announced that the Department for Transport will fund the final part of a £100m upgrade to Manchester’s... continue
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