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Viewpoint
Dr Bob Tebb
One of the longest-running debates within BRTuk has been in trying to develop a satisfactory, succinct but precise, definition of BRT. It is the very... continue
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Interview
Kulveer Ranger has earned some interesting accolades over the past year. First, London mayor Boris Johnson has described him as his “transport... continue
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The Big Question
Jonathan Bray, Director of the PTEG Support Unit
The integrated ticketing strategy needs to send some clear messages that simple, unified and integrated ticketing systems delivered by smartcard are... continue
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Light Rail News
Nexus today welcomed the government's final confirmation of £13.4m funding, which will see 225 ticket machines replaced on the Tyne and Wear... continue
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Cover Story Detail
In the UK, cities are playing catch up with continental rivals in introducing tram systems. Nowhere is this more apparent than in comparison with... continue
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Light Rail News Lead Story
Transport for London has welcomed the RMT leadership’s acceptance of London Underground’s assurances on jobs and its efforts to avoid... continue
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People
Andrew Garnett
The chairman of Edinburgh Tram promoter, Transport Initiatives Edinburgh, has been named as the new chairman of council-owned bus operator Lothian... continue
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Light Rail News
Extensions to Nottingham's light rail system have moved a step closer thanks to £530m of government funding transport minister Sadiq Khan... continue
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Light Rail News
Andrew Garnett
A government decision to financially support plans to run Midland Metro trams through Birmingham and Wolverhampton city centres, was yesterday... continue
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People Lead Story
The signal’s set for success for students completing the first ever IRO Certificate of Higher Education in Railway Operational... continue
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Projects
More than 200 delegates from engineering, construction and rail firms across Europe attended a conference in Newcastle to find out more about... continue
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Projects
The first of a new fleet of trams for Manchester’s Metrolink light rail system arrived in the city last month after an overland journey from... continue
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Market Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Bus and light rail journeys across the UK?fell during the first three months of 2009, with a noticeable slide in the English shire counties, Scotland... continue
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Progress Report
Robert Jack
It is now five years since trams returned to the streets of Dublin. Built with EU money, the city’s two LUAS light rail lines - the Red Line... continue
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Light Rail News Lead Story
As the government revises its major scheme business case guidance, Campaign for Better Transport and PTEG have called for an end to what they have... continue
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Light Rail News
Bombardier Transportation has won a £33m order to supply 16 new Flexity 2 trams for the upgrade at Blackpool. The trams are to be funded by... continue
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Bus News
Go Ahead North East is introducing a double bonus with earlier start times on bus and Metro in July and August for over-60s and eligible... continue
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Light Rail News
The RMT has said that one of the four approved bidders for the privatisation of Tyne and Wear Metro – MTR Rail from Hong Kong... continue
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Light Rail News
London Underground makes new offer to avert tube strikes Under the proposed deal, more than 25,000 staff would receive a 1.5% rise this year and RPI... continue
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Light Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
New transport minister Sadiq Khan has said that light rail schemes will not be approved at any cost, and has pointed to the role of the Regional... continue
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