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New Transit
Feature
Non-stop interchange One of the things that most spoils high speed rail is the need for trains to make intermediate stops. The faster the... continue
New Transit
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
New Transit
Feature
In transport terms, the rail network was the pioneer of fast, efficient long-distance and commuter travel. It replaced the horse drawn stagecoach... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Peter Stonham
A potential contradiction lies at the heart of current developments in heavily used urban public transport:  Capacity versus comfort. To be... continue
New Transit
Feature
Peter Stonham
The European Bus System of the Future project is an initiative of the EU Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and... continue
New Transit
Feature
Peter Stonham
Along with tram-train, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is one of the longest established ‘blended’ modes of transport. It’s also one of the... continue
New Transit
Feature
Step outside many European urban railway stations, and the first thing a passenger often encounters is the platforms of a tram stop, ensuring swift... continue
New Transit
Feature
When does a light rail scheme become a metro? And when does a metro become a suburban or commuter rail system? As railway vehicle technologies and... continue
New Transit
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
New Transit
Feature
If there is one thing that has helped railways re-invent themselves as a sexy futuristic travel mode it has to be the coming of the high-speed... continue
New Transit
Feature
Will the next generation of London’s tube trains have driver’s cabs or not? There seems to be some back peddling within Transport for... continue
New Transit
Market Lead Story
Open access train companies are beginning to play a bigger role across the European Rail Network, which could have significant longer term... continue
Categories: Rail, Keolis, Other, Veolia, Europe
New Transit
Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
New Transit makes a point of talking as much about service delivery and marketing issues, and the systems and technologies that can enhance them, as... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Denmark’s second largest city, Aarhus, has completed an eight-month test of a Bluetooth-based vehicle monitoring system to measure travel times... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
THE LAST few weeks have not been short of committees to attend and meetings to speak at. One of the most interesting was the Go Dutch – Love... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 28 November The Independent debated the pros and cons of travel on public transport networks being provided for free. After noting that from 1... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Allsop, Centre for Transport Studies, University College London, London WC1E
In his feature about Dave Finney’s analyses of data concerning the effects of speed cameras in the Thames Valley, Andrew Forster correctly... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Lee Baker
UB-based engineering firm Invensys is to sell its rail division to Siemens for £1.7bn, expanding the German firm’s rail... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK, Europe
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Guardian columnist and National Trust president Sir Simon Jenkins provoked a minor media storm when he used an article in Readers’ Digest... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
It's the tenth anniversary this year of the first of these columns – or, rather, a one-off pilot for what became a series later. Under the... continue
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