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The UK Department for Transport is seeking to quantify the impacts of teleworking such as teleconferencing, video conferencing and home working.... continue
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Feature
D espite having historically one of the most comprehensive of the world’s urban and commuter rail systems, London has been playing catch up to... continue
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Rail News
The UK government has made a priority of putting back the East Coast rail franchise into the private sector in 2015, and has also revealed plans to... continue
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Technology News
The quest for seamless multimodal travel has been set out again in the UK Department for Transport’s new ‘door-to-door’ transport... continue
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People
The  UK Department for Transport has appointed new directors of local transport and rail as part of a major internal re-organisation. Director... continue
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UK transport secretary Justine Greening was unceremoniously reshuffled out of her job, apparently due to her opposition to the expansion of Heathrow... continue
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Feature
UK transport is heavily influenced, as elsewhere, by political leaders. Transport problems and challenges exist at both a national and local level... continue
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Rail News
Extending the proposed London-West Midlands high-speed rail line on to Manchester and Leeds will drive regeneration and transform travel patterns,... continue
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Rail News
Britain’s rail franchising programme is slowly getting back on track after the derailment of the three franchises put on hold when the... continue
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Feature
Daniel Wright
Smart Links - the range of short distance, often automated transport modes - have begun to shake up long-held models of what public transport is, and... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Miller
The concept of coach-train, or Car à Haut Niveau de Service (CHNS), is being explored as an interurban public transport solution in several... continue
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Inside View
Peter Stonham
There were lively debates  on the future of smart ticketing and payment at two key sessions in the Travel 2020 conference. Transport Minister... continue
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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
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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
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Feature
Progress in extending the pioneering and highly popular Oyster smart-card for multi-modal travel outside London is proving slow to deliver for the... continue
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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
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People
Patrick McLoughlin  has been appointed the new Secretary of State for Transport in the UK prime minister’s cabinet reshuffle replacing... continue
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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
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Bus News
Ten Nottingham city-centre bus routes are being upgraded in an £18 million investment to bring them close to the standards of the cities... continue
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