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Light Rail/Tram News
Tramforward is the name of the campaigning arm of the Light Rail Transit Association, launched last weekend on the 70th birthday of the LRTA. The... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News
 light rail should not been seen in competition with buses and Bus Rapid Transit schemes, it should be seen alongside them and in competition... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
THE CONFEDERATION of Passenger Transport has welcomed the government’s announcement that the rate of Bus Service Operators’ Grant... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Ben Colson doesn’t seem to understand that in considering the causes of rural bus decline, Campaign for Better Transport does “point the... continue
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People
Former director general of the Confederation of Passenger Transport Brian Nimick has joined the British Safety Council as chief executive. Nimick... continue
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People
This year’s Scottish Transport Awards 2007 paid tribute to Marjory Rodger, director of government relations for CPT Scotland. She was awarded... continue
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Bus News
traffic commissioners should stay regional, and a national board would only be a “quango”, according to the traffic commissioners and the... continue
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Regular Feature
by Rhodri clark
Bus driver Bill Madge has seen many changes in the 17 years since he started the job. One of the most significant is the decline in the numbers of... continue
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Business Monitor
two events this month have highlighted the potential impact that new technology could have on public transport ticketing. Last week’s Transport... continue
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Bus News
The rural bus will become an endangered species unless action is taken now by central and local governments, according to a new report by the... continue
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Rail News
A report backed by NedRailways has called for the rail industry to adopt a more positive approach to station regeneration. Research for the Campaign... continue
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In Passing
The issue of bus quality was a hot topic at a number of conferences held around the country last week. In Daventry, Malcolm Buchanan noted that... continue
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Rail News
Lobbying group formerly and better known as Transport 2000 have changed their name to Campaign for Better Transport. However, their work stays the... continue
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Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett and Meera Rambissoon
VOSA HAS quashed industry rumours that indicated it was softening its line on the application of the controversial EU ‘50km rule’ on bus... continue
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Rail News
Rail passengers across England and Wales have rated rail stations as poorly integrated with buses, in a ‘Weakest Link’ survey carried out... continue
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Rail News
“The government has tangibly demonstrated its commitment to support the growth of rail. Although such developments as in-cab intelligent... continue
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Rail News
“The government is making the right sounds about improving the environmental record of rail, but it needs to be much clearer about how it will... continue
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Bus News
The Confederation of Passenger Transport was placed in the spotlight last week over its links to Labour peer Lord Hogg. The Times reported that Lord... continue
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Rail News
A new high-speed rail link between London, Heathrow, Birmingham and the north west has been proposed by  pressure group Greengauge21, in a... continue
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In Passing
The scrap between Scottish politicians over the future of the Edinburgh tram and airport rail link schemes is now over it would seem. However, things... continue
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