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Media Monitor
2009 airline industry losses to top $4.7bn forecast; Boeing, Airbus orders seen down 30%in 2010
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Interview
James Dark
Like many other senior transport professionals of his generation, Nick Brown started his working life as a BR management trainee. But the way his... continue
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In brief
Public transport offers better value for money than usually stated. These are the findings of a focus paper by UITP, the international association of... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
Once again the fact was reinforced last week at the Bus as Rapid Transit conference in London. Yes 2009 promises to be the year that bus-based rapid... continue
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Bus News
If the UK wishes to improve public transport in major towns and cities, there needs to be a wholesale change in thinking. Speaking at the... continue
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Bus News
The introduction of a Bus Rapid Transit scheme in Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria, last year has been such a success that its level of use means... continue
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Regular News
Stagecoach chief executive Brian Souter has expanded his personal business interests in New Zealand with the purchase of Auckland-based ferry... continue
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In brief
Meera Rambissoon
Air France-KLM to cut 3,000 jobs Air France-KLM has said it plans to cut between 2,500 and 3,000 jobs over the next two years. Europe's... continue
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In brief
Meera Rambissoon
Italian 'Apartheid' bus service to... continue
Categories: Bus, Rail, Rest of the World
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Other Columnist
Colin Brader
The bus is often humbled in the presence of its more muscular rail shod siblings. The fact that it is flexible and low cost so often leads to its... continue
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In brief
The Roads & Transport Authority of Dubai has placed a major new contract with Mercedes Benz for 260 Citaro citybuses. The RTA already operates 80... continue
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Regular News
Delegates at a conference in London next month will hear how bus rapid transit is transforming cities and communities... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
On paper it looks like a pretty good deal, but it has quickly descended into something worthy of an episode of Yes Minister. The award of the long... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By Meera Rambissoon
The announcement by transport secretary Geoff Hoon that the contract to build the new generation Intercity Express train has been awarded to a... continue
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In Passing
Perhaps demonstrating one of the most tenuous links ever, a Bristol newspaper this week reported how a Bristol VR bus (RUA 461W for our spotting... continue
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In brief
Speakers from around the world will be attending the fifth annual Transit-presented Bus as Rapid Transit conference in London on April 23. The event... continue
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Rail News
First Group has begun operating rail services in Scandinavia in partnership with DSB, the Danish State Railway this week and run to 2015, with an... continue
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People Lead Story
The current chief executive of Transdev UK, Charlie Beaumont will step up to the role of chief operating officer for the newly created Transdev... continue
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In Passing
The passenger transport industry is well known for being one where managers frequently end up taking their work home with them, but Laing Rail... continue
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Bus News
The specially constructed Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 bus that was used at the closing ceremony of the Beijing Olympics is set to be the star exhibit... continue
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