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Light Rail News
Safety Serco, the operator of the Docklands Light Railway, has been fined £450,000 and ordered to pay £43,773 costs by the Office of Rail... continue
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Light Rail News
Docklands Light Railway operator Serco was today fined £450,000 and ordered to pay £43,773 costs, following a prosecution for a serious... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Stonham
Leaves on the line. The wrong kind of snow. Ash in the air. 2010 has brought a new fable to the lexicon of great transport service disruptions and... continue
Parking Review
Traffic Management
Having pioneered the use of “headcams” for civil parking enforcement, NSL Services Group showcased a new style of body-worn cameras at... continue
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Profiles Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Portsmouth has the distinction of being the first city in the UK with 20mph speed limits across its residential streets covering more than 250 miles... continue
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Profiles
Deniz Huseyin
A new generation of average speed cameras have received Home Office type approval to enforce 20mph limits on residential streets. The SPECS3 system,... continue
Parking Review
Profiles
Deniz Huseyin
A change of policy at the Department for Transport (DfT) will allow councils to roll out 20mph limits across large areas. The current Circular 1/06... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Pupils in Portsmouth have started a campaign against parents who park on zig-zag lines near their school. Children from St Swithun’s Catholic... continue
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Enforcement News
People who park outside some of Bristol’s primary schools will now face instant £70 on-the-spot fines. The city council has brought in... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Police in Aberdeen have conducted a three-day campaign focussing on drivers who ignore the city’s 20mph and 30mph limit zones in the city.... continue
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Enforcement News
HIGHLAND COUNCIL is drawing up plans for 20mph speed limits in town centres such as Inverness, Dingwall, Thurso, Fort William and Portree. Highland... continue
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World Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
London’s St Pancras station could see new international destinations on its departure board with planned changes to safety requirements that... continue
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Payment systems
Isle of Wight Council has deployed crime-busting SmartWater traps after a spate of thefts either from or of pay & display (P&D) machines in... continue
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Construction
A good practice guide which identifies the principles of effective whole-life infrastructure asset management for long=life civil engineering... continue
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Construction
Councillors have given the go-ahead to a new scheme to improve access to The Lanes car park in Brighton. The  work is the final stage in a... continue
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Rail News
Rail passengers worried about their safety want abusive and rowdy passengers stopped from catching the train and more visible police and staff... continue
Parking Review
Letters
Please could you advise if there is a standard height restriction for car parks and multi-storey car parks. We operate a number of maintenance vans... continue
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Rail News
The Rail Safety and Standards Board has published its annual rail safety report for 2009 that reveals further improvements in safety on... continue
Categories: Safety, ATOC, All of UK
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Crime
Police in Greater Manchester have arrested a thief after he ran over and killed a woman trying to prevent him from stealing her car outside her home... continue
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Heroes & Villains - Hero
The recent cold weather has caught much of the country, like the MetOffice it would seem, by surprise. However, it also showed how managers, and even... continue
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