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New Transit
Viewpoint
Peter Stonham
A potential contradiction lies at the heart of current developments in heavily used urban public transport:  Capacity versus comfort. To be... continue
New Transit
Feature
Step outside many European urban railway stations, and the first thing a passenger often encounters is the platforms of a tram stop, ensuring swift... continue
New Transit
Feature
Daniel Wright
I t might be a conventional heavy rail infrastructure operator, but Britain’s Network Rail has been doing some very unconventional thinking... continue
New Transit
Feature
Daniel Wright
T he UK led the way in franchising of passenger train operations, but its experience has hardly become the ‘How To’ guide for the rest of... continue
New Transit
Feature
W here can genuine multi-modal thinking be found, and a willingness to supply the most relevant mode of transport on a corridor, rather than starting... continue
New Transit
Market Lead Story
Open access train companies are beginning to play a bigger role across the European Rail Network, which could have significant longer term... continue
Categories: Rail, Keolis, Other, Veolia, Europe
New Transit
Feature
A report into what went wrong with the UK Department for Transport’s (DfT’s) attempt to refranchise the intercity West Coast operation... continue
New Transit
Feature
First Group has sought to position itself in recent years as the UK’s largest transport group, and a major player on the world stage. When new... continue
New Transit
Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
New Transit makes a point of talking as much about service delivery and marketing issues, and the systems and technologies that can enhance them, as... continue
New Transit
People
National Express has appointed Jackie Hunt as an independent non-executive director. She is currently a director and chief financial officer of... continue
New Transit
People
Paris-based public transport group RATP has announced changes to its overseas operations RATP Dev. Previous business units International and Northern... continue
New Transit
Rail News Lead Story
The UK rail industry is creating a new capability to accelerate and champion innovation and support it in capitalising on the latest thinking. It... continue
New Transit
Technology News
Train operator First Capital Connect has introduced a cashless payment service for taxis picking up passengers at its stations in the south-east of... continue
New Transit
Rail News
An on board train system from Clearsy  has been designed to measure the distance between the platform and the train before installing a... continue
New Transit
Rail News
What is claimed to be a ground-breaking wireless application provided by CommScope will be deployed to provide communications to trains using the new... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Fiona McLean
W hat makes a great city – or more to the point, a great city to live and work in, enjoy, travel around easily and feel good about being in.... continue
New Transit
World
What characterizes the TTC style of intermodal hubs and makes it distinct from other transit system hubs? ¦  Weather protected connections... continue
New Transit
World Lead Story
Kenneth Lin
M ost public transit users in urban areas do not just take individual bus and rail services. They use “the system.” And that means... continue
New Transit
The Big Question
David Brown
The transport world is changing and we need to respond to that by creating a new business model, particularly in the bus sector. Essentially, we need... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Ray Stenning
Once upon a time there was the timetable. And just the timetable. Now we have a world of information provision barely dreamed of a generation ago.... continue
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