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Politics Lead Story
Robert Jack
Lord Adonis was preaching to the converted when he extolled the virtues of high speed rail to a railway audience at September’s HSR Summit in... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Airline industry opinion The airline industry generally accepts that HSR operation has an environmental advantage over air, however, its scale is... continue
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Heroes & Villains - Villain
How much do you think it would cost to take a family on a return trip by bus from Elgin to Rothes? This journey through rural north east Scotland... continue
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Market Lead Story
Robert Jack
Cyclists and public transport have not always had an easy relationship. Bus and train operators have traditionally viewed them as a nuisance (some,... continue
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Reflections
At a time when so many people are experiencing financial hardship it is inevitable that there will be increased scrutiny of bus and rail fares. So,... continue
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Editorial Comment Briefs
Many passengers travelling into London in the morning and out of London in the afternoon will see their fares rise by 20%. At the same time, car... continue
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Rail News
The recovery of London businesses risks being undermined by GLA plans to move ahead with funding Crossrail using a Business Rate Supplement,... continue
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Rail News
Passenger Focus has lent its support to the parliamentary transport select committee's findings on fares and franchising. The committee today... continue
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Business
Andrew Garnett
Award-winning bus operator TrentBarton aims to find out how good its business really is with the news that passenger lobby group Bus Users UK is to... continue
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Bus News
Meera Rambissoon
Campaign for Better Transport has launched a competition to find the most expensive local bus journey in the country. By highlighting expensive... continue
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Media Monitor
Unions have accused Transport for London (TfL) of "wasting" millions of pounds on consultants. Unison and the... continue
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People
The Confederation for Passenger Transport North West have made two new vice chair appointments. Duncan Aspinall, who works for Holmswood Coaches,... continue
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Bus News
Passenger lobby group Bus Users UK has backed a joint statement by several international transport organisations calling for controversial European... continue
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Regular News
Oxfordshire County Council is to press ahead with controversial plans to close a number of central Oxford streets to bus traffic. It has also... continue
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Rail News
The Northern Way has set Network Rail the challenge of devising a strategy to radically improve rail services in the Manchester area by focusing on... continue
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In brief
Bus Users UK says that the Bus Appeals Body, which is operated by the lobby group in association with the Confederation of Passenger Transport, has a... continue
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Bus News
Birmingham city Council has been strongly criticised by Bus Users UK after it announced that it is to permanently scrap the controversial Tyburn Road... continue
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News Extra
Andrew Garnett
This month sees passenger watchdog Passenger Focus finally take on its new role as the champion for bus users in England outside London, albeit... continue
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Other Columnist
Stephen Morris
There have been a number of weird and wacky schemes to reform BSOG (Bus Service Operators’ Grant) in recent years. There are certain incentives... continue
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Regular News
A new report has highlighted problems for passengers who want to book rail tickets to mainland Europe. Despite the fact that Eurostar trains direct... continue
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