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Viewpoint
Peter Wiltshire
Long, long ago, in a land of chugging steam locos and heavyweight telephones, investment in the new 1960s motorways programme was justified with an... continue
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Cover Story
Robert Jack & James Dark
Change was the buzzword in run-up to May’s general election, and change is what is now going to happen. The world of public transport is no... continue
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News Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
The coalition between the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives has announced its 'Programme for Government', a move that prime minister David... continue
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Rail News
Andrew Garnett
Stagecoach subsidiary South West Trains is to invest over £2m in regenerative braking technology on 200 of its trains. The first two trains,... continue
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Business Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Many within the bus industry have been critical about how heavy the current generation of vehicles are. Although technology in the car industry has... continue
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Bus News
Andrew Garnett
Council-owned bus operator Reading Transport has announced it has placed its first order for hybrid buses today (Wednesday). The order follows a... continue
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Bus News
FirstGroup has revealed it is to trial a single deck bus which it hopes will be up to 20% more fuel efficient than comparable vehicles.  ... continue
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News Lead Story
Stagecoach has been awarded the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard after taking action on climate change by measuring and reducing its carbon... continue
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Environment Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
A wide-ranging report has called on the government to boost spending on public transport in the UK in order to mitigate the ever increasing economic... continue
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In brief
Train operator Southeastern has committed itself to reduce its total site energy use by 10% by the end of 2010 as part of the 10:10 campaign to... continue
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BRT Report
Dr Bob Tebb
Well, if this winter’s weather was anything to go by we’re certainly in for climate change – whether it be an ice age or a tropical... continue
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World
Outside the Nice exhibition hall delegates could view the wireless operation of trams through the centre of the city. In 2004 CANCA, the... continue
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Environment
The Department for Transport has announced the winners of its £30m Low Carbon Bus Fund initiative. The scheme will enable the purchase and... 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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Rail News
Chancellor Alistair Darling has confirmed plans for further rail electrification schemes in this morning's Pre Budget Report. He also revealed that... continue
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Bus News
The government’s £30m Green Bus Fund announcement is likely to lead to orders for over 70 fully electric and hybrid Optare buses the... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach has confirmed that it is to invest around £11m in a fleet of state-of-the-art greener hybrid buses with 30% less carbon emissions... continue
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Bus News
The Department for Transport this morning (Thursday) announced funding for 349 new buses as part of the Green Bus Fund. The vehicles will all enter... continue
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Cover Story
James Dark
There is no doubt that transport is a major ‘problem child’ in the government’s strategy to counter climate change. It is the only... continue
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Feature
Public transport may be less harmful to the environment than other forms of transport, but it cannot afford to rest on its green laurels. There is... continue
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