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People
Greater Manchester PTE’s interim chief executive, David Leather stepped down from his role last week. His post is yet to be filled as is the... continue
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Interview
Robert Jack
Neil Scales likes to describe himself as a “simple Geordie engineer”, but there’s nothing simple about the range of activities in... continue
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In brief
West Yorkshire PTE Metro chairman Chris Greaves has expressed frustration that First is to increase some bus fares in West Yorkshire at a time when... continue
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In brief
Nexus, the PTE for Tyne & Wear, last week launched its new bus strategy for the region that calls for wholesale improvements to services. This... continue
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Rail News
Merseytravel chief executive Neil Scales has dismissed arguments from Network Rail against a trial of vertical integration in Merseyside. The PTE... continue
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Bus News
National Express and Centro, the West Midlands PTE, have signed what they describe as a ground breaking partnership to drive forward wholesale... continue
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Regular News
Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive has launched a new recruitment website to help attract graduates interested in a future in project... continue
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Letters to the Editor
David Young, Director of Customer Experience, South Yorkshire PTE
Your last edition’s front page story (Transit April 3) drew attention to First South Yorkshire’s proposition that it is to withdraw from... continue
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In brief
Greater Manchester ITA has invested Transport Infrastructure Fund money in new customer information screens, CCTV and public address systems at... continue
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Bus News
The trial of a free city centre bus service in Bradford has become permanent following the news that 420,000 passengers have used the service in the... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
South Yorkshire PTE has hit back at claims made by First that Sheffield City Council has reneged on pledges to improve bus priority, claiming that... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
Well, it had to happen. After a relatively tranquil couple of years after a prolonged period where  the metropolitan counties were seemingly at... continue
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Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
A wide-ranging bus service agreement between First, South Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority and Sheffield City Council is in tatters after the... continue
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People
South Yorkshire PTE has appointed two new directors to its senior management team, following the removal of three posts. David Young has been... continue
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Regular News
West midlands PTE Centro launched Live Travel Map for Network West Midlands, which takes complex real-time data feeds  live delivers bus and... continue
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Bus News
Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, has welcomed the news that transport secretary Geoff Hoon has publicly committed to backing the PTE’s planned... continue
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Bus News
The UK’s six Passenger Transport Authorities, have been re-named Integrated Transport Authorities in the first wave of reforms from the Local... continue
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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
Rail companies from Germany, Hong Kong and the Netherlands will have been shortlisted by Nexus to bid for the contract to operate the Tyne & Wear... continue
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