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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
AIM-listed bus manufacturer Optare took the wraps off the Rapta, its new concept integral double deck bus at the Euro Bus Expo show in Birmingham... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
A regime of passenger satisfaction targets and penalties for failing to meet them will be introduced at the new South Central franchise which begins... continue
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Regular News
By Robert Jack
London mayor Boris Johnson this week published Transport for London’s 10-year business plan. The plan contains £2.4bn of efficiency... continue
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Other Columnist
By Lynford Wood
I have in front of me a superb piece of public transport information technology. It gives me access to all the bus times in a particular area; it is... continue
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Rail News
Airports operator BAA has formally agreed to make the £230m contribution it had promised to the CrossRail project, transport minister Andrew... continue
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People
MVA Consultancy has appointed Conrad Haigh as director of smarter travel. Haigh has extensive experience across the transport planning sector and... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
In 2010, train operator London Midland will start a limited trial of ITSO smartcard ticketing. This will be a big deal for the industry - only SWT... continue
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News Extra
By James Dark
One of the country’s most senior railwaymen has made a public attack of unprecedented ferocity on the control the government and its regulators... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News Lead Story
By Meera Rambissoon
London mayor Boris Johnson has said that he is a fan of trams but his mind is not yet made up on the fate of the Cross River Tram, which would... continue
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Bus News
Transport for London has begun a six-month trial of live CCTV monitoring in association with technology firm 21st Century on a north London bus... continue
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Lead Story
By James Dark
Transport for London is considering upgrading its Oyster smartcard with new types of ticketing technology which it believes will be more convenient... continue
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In brief
Transport for London comissioner Peter Hendy was in Northern Ireland last week to preview Wrightbus’s new Gemini 2 hybrid-powered double deck... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
London travelwatch, the capital’s passenger watchdog, has urged Transport for London to scrap plans to withdraw bendy buses from three of... continue
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Rail News
A trial of near field communications using O2 wallets has shown 78% of participants support using contactless services on their mobile phone, and... continue
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Rail News
Transport for London have now extended the use of Oyster pay as you go on all First Great Western stations in London. Following an announcement in... continue
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Regular News
A study by Transport for London into the number of construction staff required to deliver its rail expansion programme over the next five years has... continue
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Bus News
Labour members of the London Assembly transport committee last week launched a campaign to highlight that bus passengers stand to lose out with the... continue
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In brief
Go Ahead subsidiary Metrobus has scooped contracts to operate three London bus routes according to tender results published by Transport for London.... continue
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In brief
Transport for London held a two-day exhibition in Woolwich town centre this month to provide information on proposed changes to bus routes in the... continue
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Regular News
It is understood that bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis is working on plans for a 21st century successor to the Routemaster bus. The work is in... continue
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