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Regular Feature
George Muir
The “Our People” section of the CSR reports could have been the dullest of all: vocational training, driver retention, ethnic diversity... continue
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Regular Feature
In 2007, climate change finally came to town. On this subject, there is real passion from the chief executives. Virtue or self interest, it... continue
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Regular Feature
If you make the effort, and read between the lines, Corporate and Social Responsibility reports are very, very interesting. Even the housekeeping... continue
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In brief
The latest bus route tender results from Transport for London reveal a host of routes that have been retained by their operators and gains for... continue
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In brief
London Travelwatch, the watchdog for transport users in and around London, has objected to First Capital Connect’s  proposals to close or... continue
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In brief
First Great Western’s offer allowing over 55s return travel throughout their network for £25, has been taken up by approximately 8000... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
First has announced a further restructuring of its UK bus business that will see its operations in East Anglia merged in a move that it says will... continue
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Regular News
Sir Moir Lockhead toyed with the idea of buying a few buses and setting up his own bus company prior to the deregulation of the UK bus industry in... continue
Categories: Bus, People, Rail, First, Other, All of UK
Parking Review
Awards
The shortlist for the British Parking Awards has been revealed. These are the entries which have most impressed the judging panel and which now will... continue
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Regular Feature
By Meera Rambissoon
It’s been a record year for passenger satisfaction according to Passenger Focus on the latest release of the National Passenger Survey. This... continue
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People
First Capital Connect has appointed  Tom Joyner as its new operations director.  He joins from First Great Western where he is route... continue
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People
First’s South Yorkshire bus operation has appointed Phil Robinson as operations director and Brian Wilkinson as engineering director. Robinson... continue
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Business Monitor
BUS?operator First Manchester recorded an increase of over 50% in operating profit in the year to March 31 2008, according to its annual accounts.... continue
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Stockwatch
Well yet again it was another tough fortnight on the stockmarket for out portfolio of transport stocks and it doesn’t look like it’s... continue
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Business Comment
Several years ago it seemed that no self-respecting local authority didn’t have aspirations for a light rail network. Indeed the mode was seen... continue
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In Passing
The news Lord Snape has been caught up in the ‘rent-a-peer’ scandal will have alarmed First Group, who employ him as a public affairs... continue
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Bus News
City of York Council has been forced to spend hundreds of pounds on street repairs caused by First’s fleet of Ftr trambuses in the city. The... continue
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Regular News
Lord Snape, who is employed as a public affairs advisor by First Group, is seeking to clear his name after he was accused of offering to change the... continue
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Bus News
First Group played its part in President Barack Obama's inauguration, as over 120 of First's Greyhound coaches were chartered across North America... continue
Categories: Coach, First, North America
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Regular News
The Association of Train Operating Companies has hit back at media reports that suggested that senior managers from Britain’s five biggest... continue
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