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Bus News
West Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority has delayed a final decision on whether to pursue bus Quality Contracts, as operators made a last-ditch... continue
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Products & Services
A public consultation on proposals for a new tramline, which will provide passengers with a second city centre Metrolink crossing has been launched... continue
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Products & Services
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is inviting expressions of interest from consultants for a four-year framework with an estimated value of... continue
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Products & Services
The Tyne and Wear PTE Nexus is to commission consultants to help develop a long-term strategy for either expanding the Metro’s coverage or... continue
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Technology News
People moving to Greater Manchester can find out the journey time between new workplaces and homes by checking an online interactive map.... continue
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Rail News
The Passenger Transport Executives are set to win extensive new powers over rail services after talks with the Department for Transport’s... continue
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Business
Like the bus industry, the rail industry has traditionally been associated with ‘command and control’ management. Arguably the most... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
One of the great achievements of UK Government transport policy in the late 1960s was the creation of the passenger transport executives (PTEs) in... continue
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In brief
Newcastle University will be the host to Tyne & Wear’s new Urban Traffic Management and Control Services, which comes into operation in... continue
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Rail News
Merseytravel Passenger Transport Executive has taken the first steps to replacing the 30-year-old Merseyrail train fleet by launching a market... continue
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Reflections
One of the few clear conclusions to emerge from the Department for Transport’s rather opaque franchising policy announcement in January, was... continue
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Products & Services
New technologies for operational control and customer service in passenger transport are opening up new management challenges and areas for... continue
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Viewpoint
George Muir
There is a revolution underway in Manchester which will affect how transport and most other things in that city are provided in future. Though there... continue
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Light Rail News
Nexus, the Tyne & Wear PTE, has awarded framework agreements with five major construction companies to deliver its £385m modernisation of... continue
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Cover Story Detail
A project being undertaken by ACIS and Logica for GMPTE is seeking to address one of the major weaknesses in public transport information - the... continue
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End of the line
Media “Coronation Street boss promises tram crash carnage for 50th anniversary,” screamed The Mirror last month, revealing that producers... continue
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Bus News
South Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority’s work on a bus Quality Contract for Doncaster looked to have hit the buffers this week as the... continue
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People
Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority has revealed the appointment of  Ian Macdonald as chair following its recent annual general... continue
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People
A restructuring programme at Centro, the West Midlands PTE, has seen Stephen Rhodes, the organisation’s bus and highways director take on the... continue
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Projects
Despite uncertainty surrounding pre-election pledges by the Conservatives to scrap Quality Contracts and greater moves to regulate the deregulated... continue
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