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New Transit
Viewpoint
In Edinburgh, we now have a sparkling new tram sitting in the middle of Princes Street. It looks very pretty but it is not going anywhere as this... continue
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Projects Lead Story
Alex Macaulay
I have to confess to mixed emotions when passing the site of what was the longest guided bus way in the UK until Bob Menzies built the Cambridge... continue
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Light Rail News
Safety Serco, the operator of the Docklands Light Railway, has been fined £450,000 and ordered to pay £43,773 costs by the Office of Rail... 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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People Lead Story
Robert Jack
The era of easy public money is over, Philip Hammond, the newly-appointed secretary of state for transport, warned today (Thursday). Hammond held a... continue
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Light Rail News
Docklands Light Railway operator Serco was today fined £450,000 and ordered to pay £43,773 costs, following a prosecution for a serious... continue
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People
Andrew Garnett
London mayor Boris Johnson and a number of London business leaders have today called for any incoming government administration to protect funding... continue
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News Lead Story
Robert Jack
As we speak David Cameron and Nick Clegg are trying to work out whether they can form a coalition government. Transport is not the key to this... continue
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Light Rail News
A jury at Southwark Crown Court today (Friday) found Serco, the operator of the Docklands Light Railway, guilty of a serious health and safety... continue
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Interview
Ian Morgan stepped back from the day-to-day running of TrentBarton last year, but his “semi-retirement” as non-executive deputy chairman... continue
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News Lead Story
by Robert Jack
The Campaign for Better Transport compiled questions it wants each party to answer, and New Transit put them to the each party’s transport... continue
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Viewpoint
John Siraut, Director - Economics, Colin Buchanan
It's election time and all the political parties are showing their usual enthusiasm for transport, which will miraculously disappear as soon as the... continue
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Cover Story
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Light Rail News Lead Story
The continuing row between Edinburgh tram promoter Transport Initiatives Edinburgh and German construction firm Bilfinger Berger has taken another... continue
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Cover Story Detail
High Speed Rail Would give the go ahead for a new high speed rail line linking London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. This would later be extended... continue
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Cover Story Detail
High Speed Rail A 250mph network from London to Birmingham with a western branch to Manchester and an eastern branch to Sheffield and Leeds.... continue
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BRT Report
John Carr
Despite the horrendous economic climate, the run in to the coming general election seems to be marked by a very non-British degree of consensus on... continue
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Progress Report
Robert Jack
It didn’t take long for the project to return trams to the streets of Edinburgh to be dubbed ‘Holyrood on wheels’. Scots have not... continue
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Heroes & Villains - Villain
So many transport secretaries have achieved very little during their time in office, so why single out Alistair Darling? One reason it that he made... continue
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In brief
The government has granted final funding approval of £120.9m for two further extensions to Manchester’s Metrolink tram system. The move... continue
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