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New Transit
BRT Report
Jim Bradley
Haven’t we all been there? At a dinner party, mentioning what job we do, and waiting for the reactions to come: “I gave up using public... continue
New Transit
Reflections
The first thoughts of most people in the industry on reports that a takeover bid for Stagecoach could be imminent was that it was the stuff of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Design and engineering consultancy Atkins has shed a further 200 jobs, despite reporting an upturn in several markets. The latest job cuts mean the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
National Express Group’s board has rejected calls from one of its major shareholders to reassess its business strategy and identify new markets... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment
James Dark
If anything is clear from the deals that have been done in the engineering consultancy market in the past fortnight, it is that medium-sized... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The pace of consolidation in the transport consultancy sector has stepped up in the last fortnight, with two of the country’s leading... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultancy White Young Green has signed a co-operation agreement with Beijing engineering consultancy Changjiang and Huanghe Corporation. The deal... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Public sector spending cuts devastated the financial performance of consultancy WSP’s UK transport business in 2010. The group’s full... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hyder Consulting's UK business is performing ahead of expectations after restructuring during the first six months of 2010/11. In a new trading... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Rik Thomas
The current state of play in the UK transport jobs market is perfectly summarised by Fred Ewing, a transportation jobs specialist at recruitment... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Consultancy WSP is targeting a 50% increase in revenue over the next five years with a target of £1bn in turnover by 2015. Half the £300m... continue
New Transit
End of the line
Adrian Shooter, the chairman of Deutsche Bahn’s UK rail division and self-proclaimed manager of the Beeches Light Railway (that’s the... continue
New Transit
People Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Stagecoach founder and chief executive Brian Souter has lifted the lid on his business dealings outside the Perth-based group with the launch of a... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Balfour Beatty has indicated that its professional services division, dominated by consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff, was the group’s stand-out... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Mouchel recorded a pre-tax loss of £15m in the year to July 31, blaming the collapse of its workload in the Middle East, cuts in public... continue
New Transit
End of the line
Bus operators often have to contend with traffic congestion, but one Chinese firm aims to make this a thing of the past. The Shenzhen Huashi Future... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Construction group Balfour Beatty has indicated that further acquisitions of transport and professional services consultancies are on its agenda... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
According to Andy Carr, a UK-expat and a senior associate with TDG, “I’d got to a point in my working life where I wanted a fresh... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The 'Brain drain' of experienced UK transport professionals is, of course, not a new phenomenon. As Brett Harries, managing director of New... continue
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