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People
Travel and transaction technology provider Amadeus has hired Thomas Drexler from DB as its new director of rail. His appointment follows the... continue
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Viewpoint
Sudhakaran Jampala
With 14 lines, 300 stations, 213 kilometres of tracks and about 1.4 billion passengers per year, the Métro de Paris ranks among the densest... continue
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Interview
James Dark
The early ‘Wild West’ days following UK bus industry deregulation are most often characterised as a period of destructive bus wars and... continue
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Feature Detail
Vodafone is developing a future business strategy based on evolving from a provider of mobile connectivity to a provider of business solutions, and... continue
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Feature Detail
Shopping in Apple’s famous Fifth Avenue store in New York may appear to have little in common with bus service design. However, Ken Lin, senior... continue
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Feature Detail
The death of the timetable, with public transport supply flexibly matched to demand, was the prospect offered by Chris Cooper, Industry Architect,... continue
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Feature Detail
More than 600 visitors attended Travel 2020 throughout the two day event at the Kia Oval. There was a full house for the introductory plenary session... continue
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Feature
The Travel 2020 event at the beginning of November featured two days of cutting edge information exchange and debate about the future of passenger... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Stoner
It is always good to be challenged by practice elsewhere, and theTravel2020 conference this year did this very effectively, not least with the talk... continue
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Technology News
The city of Istanbul has introduced a smartcard that can be used on all modes of public transport including buses, the metro, light metro, trams,... continue
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Technology News
Southern has launched a pilot of its new smartcard, the key, at all stations on the line from Brighton to Seaford. Around 100 passengers,... continue
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Technology News
Bus operator Wilts & Dorset has adopted a system that allows smart phone users to access real-time information by scanning tags located on bus... continue
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Rail News
Deniz Huseyin
A track-side device that detects potential technical faults with trains has been installed by South West Trains at Mortlake near Richmond in... continue
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Technology News
Supplier 21st Century has been awarded preferred bidder status by FirstGroup to supply and maintain CCTV on board its bus services. The contract runs... continue
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Technology News
Deniz Huseyin
CrossCountry is to instal Wi-Fi on its long distance high-speed trains. The train operator has appointed Nomad Digital to instal its Wi-Fi system on... continue
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Technology News
Deniz Huseyin
ScotRail has introduced train simulation software as an interactive training tool offering a “driver’s eye view” of the Edinburgh... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Warman
Technological visions and applications for passenger transport are being offered with increasing confidence, and the evidence from the Travel 2020... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Though BAE Systems is a UK multinational, which has harnessed capability from across its varied industrial experience to develop a leading role in... continue
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Cover Story
Peter Stonham
Electric power has always been an important feature of attractive and efficient public transport. Metros and other urban railways could not operate... continue
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Reflections
The commissioning of the first automatic trains on the Paris Metro’s oldest and most popular line at the beginning of November  was a... continue
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