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Rail News
There has already been criticism of plans to increase rail fares by RPI+3% for three years from January 2012, announced as part of the Comprehensive... continue
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Rail News
The number of passengers using the North's rail system is set to soar over the next ten and twenty years, according to a new report published by... continue
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Cover Story Detail
A project being undertaken by ACIS and Logica for GMPTE is seeking to address one of the major weaknesses in public transport information - the... continue
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Viewpoint
Dr. Paul Salveson
We are in a very different situation following the general election in May. The coalition government is organising a ‘bonfire of... continue
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Rail News
Trains used on Arriva Trains Wales mainline service are to be upgraded thanks to a funding deal reached by the Welsh Assembly Government and the... continue
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Rail News
A significant increase in demand for rail travel during the first six months of 2010 has seen a return to growth in passenger numbers on the railways... continue
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People
Serco and Abellio have announced the appointment of Ian Bevan as managing director of their Northern Rail train operating company. He joined Northern... continue
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Viewpoint
Dr. Paul Salveson
“We’ve waited 40 years for this! What took you so long?” the owner of Brighouse’s  station café joked with the... continue
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Rail News
Train operator Northern Rail has confirmed that it has secured a two-year extension to its franchise as a result of beating performance targets at... continue
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Rail News
Punctuality and improved trains must be core to plans for the East Anglia franchise if passenger satisfaction is to improve, says watchdog Passenger... continue
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Rail News
Next week's railway timetable change will see improved connections and more rail travel opportunities across Scotland. Services between Glasgow and... continue
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Viewpoint
Dr Paul Salveson
It would be an unusual election if transport featured prominently, but the 2010 contest has produced some interesting commitments from each of the... continue
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Cover Story
The arrival of French transport groups, Keolis, Veolia and Transdev, in the UK over the past decade has brought with it its fair share of legendary... continue
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Projects
Network Rail has announced plans for a £530m investment package to transform rail travel in the north of England. The Northern Hub study has... continue
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Interview
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Cover Story Detail
While the French urban transport market has been gradually opening to competition, the French regional rail market is entirely closed. Under French... continue
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Cover Story Detail
French towns and cities are responsible for funding public transport from local taxes and fares revenue, with minimal state contribution. Funding for... continue
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Cover Story Detail
If any of the British passenger transport groups is to break into the French market the smart money is on Arriva. The Sunderland-based group has... continue
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Environment Lead Story
North West in-fill scheme will mean more than two thirds of the network is electric Transport secretary Lord Adonis has announced a further round of... continue
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Projects
Workington North opens to connect flood hit town Network Rail last month opened Workington North station, a new temporary station planned and... continue
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