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Feature
Kenneth Lin
According to National Rail’s Journey Planner, a simple trip in the Greater London area from Watford Junction to Woking requires two mainline... continue
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Feature
Dan Wright
Delivering major city rail schemes is so expensive, complicated and integral to city economies that it is hard to believe that a purely private... continue
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Feature
Dan Wright
Biting the bullet on expensive, transformational, railway schemes is something that mainland European governments have been good at, as exemplified... continue
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Feature
Though Paris and London have attracted attention by developing their regional heavy rail networks to supplement existing tube/metro lines through new... continue
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Feature
Plans for strategic rail network development in London and Paris tell a tale of two cities facing similar challenges. Both have realised that radial... continue
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Cover Story
Peter Stonham and Dan Wright
The majority of the world’s population now live in urban areas. That point was reached in 2008, according to official UN statistics, as the... continue
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People
Buskers used to be public enemy number one for urban transport operators and authorities. Not any more. People who were once moved on or even fined... continue
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Technology News
IIn the last issue we reported a significant transaction involving a car hire business moving across into urban mobility, with the acquisition of the... continue
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Rail News
T There’s little disagreement that electrification is the best power system for most railways. But what should be done about branch lines where... continue
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Technology News
More confidence and experience in  using social media within the passenger transport sector is leading to more sophisticated approaches. A... continue
Categories: Rail, Technology, UITP, Other, Europe
New Transit
Technology News
Delivering a seamless passenger transport system is one of the goals of EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas, and a EC contract just awarded to a... continue
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Rail News
A new model for rail service provision in China is being put in place to address a financial overhang at the now-defunct Railways Ministry. A newely... continue
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Bus News
IIn quitting London bus operations, UK-based transport group First has made good on its promise to raise £100m through disposal of non-core... continue
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Rail News
JR Central has put its latest-generation Shinkansen train, the N700A into service from Tokoyo to Osaka. The 300km/h 16- car tilting trains seating... continue
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Bus News
Could Germany be on the brink of war, facing invasion by Britain, Poland and France? We’re talking coaches, and it’s an intriguing... continue
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Rail News
If it were not already a trademark, French state railway operator SNCF must have been tempted to call their latest TGV service “easyTGV”... continue
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Rail News
It’s 50 years since the publication in 1963 of two pivotal reports on British transport: The Reshaping of British Railways by Dr Richard... continue
New Transit
Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
Passenger transport does not operate in isolation. People travel for reasons, and transport systems provide a vital ingredient to economic and social... continue
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People
MTR, the Hong-Kong based rail company that runs the London Overground and is bidding for the Essex Thameside and Thameslink franchises in the UK, has... continue
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People
François-Xavier Perin (pictured) has been appointed Chief Executive of RATP Dev. He previously served as a member of the supervisory board and... continue
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