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Greater Manchester PTA has become the latest public body to back plans for a new new high speed rail network in the UK. High speed rail lobby group... continue
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People
Jim Harries, the former managing director of Greater Manchester Metrolink, has been appointed its engineering manager. He will manage its expansion,... continue
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Regular News
Plans to introduce congestion charging in Greater Manchester have been hit by the defeat of Irlam councillor Roger Jones in last week’s the... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
Leicester-based Centrebus has been revealed to be the surprise buyer of Stagecoach’s Huddersfield bus operations and has also followed up the... continue
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The former managing director and traffic manager of controversial bus operator UK North and its associated GM Buses business have pleaded guilty to... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
An independent audit of Go North East’s customer service by Bus Users UK has praised the quality of driving and found the operator to be one of... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News
Tyne and Wear PTE Nexus will be pursuing a private sector bid for the reinvigoration of the Tyne and Wear Metro, at the instruction of government.... continue
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A new survey of people living near the Metrolink tram network, following improvements, shows that satisfaction levels are neck and neck with... continue
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Greater Manchester PTE offered free travel on the Metrolink to 1,800 swimmers, staff and volunteers taking part in the FINA World Swimming... continue
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Virgin Trains First Class customers using Birmingham International station now have use of a new lounge. The lounge, which has seating for 40... continue
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Business Monitor
ANALYSIS of rail patronage data for the six English PTE areas shows continuing strong growth in patronage levels, according to research undertaken by... continue
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People
Recent board member of National Express, Phil Bateman, has lost his seat at Wolverhampton City Council in the local elections last week. The former... continue
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Other Columnist
Peter White
Since the introduction of local bus deregulation outside London in 1986, strikingly different trends have been observed in the six English Passenger... continue
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Other Columnist
A new report drawing on statistics published by Transport for London and the Department for Transport, shows that between 1999/2000 and 2006/07, bus... continue
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Regular News
Transport minister Rosie Winterton visited Sheffield this week to see first hand how passengers are benefiting from a training and development scheme... continue
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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
Merseyrail has criticised cost indications by Network Rail for extensions to its network, as “beyond comprehension” in the approach to... continue
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Bus News
A new Punctuality Improvement Partnership between First Manchester and Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council is already delivering results with the... continue
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Bus News
Bus passengers using three key routes in Coventry are to benefit from improvements to bus services thanks to a unique partnership agreement signed... continue
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First TransPennine Express has urged people to think green and carry reusable bags to reduce the amount of waste. The company issued passengers with... continue
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News Extra
Meera Rambissoon
Merseyrail is unique in many respects. It’s not a franchise, but a 25-year concession. Its electric network runs from a line separate to the... continue
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