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Feature
UK transport is heavily influenced, as elsewhere, by political leaders. Transport problems and challenges exist at both a national and local level... continue
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Feature
Progress in extending the pioneering and highly popular Oyster smart-card for multi-modal travel outside London is proving slow to deliver for the... continue
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Cover Story Detail
David Crawford
Scotland is giving top-level status to the role of public authorities in promoting better passenger information. In a pioneering collaboration,... continue
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Feature
UK Transport is heavily influenced, as elsewhere by political leaders. It is Boris Johnson Mayor of London who New Transit believes has been most... continue
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Light Rail News
The Scottish Government is installing senior officials from Transport Scotland to oversee the final delivery of the Edinburgh trams project. The move... continue
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Light Rail News
Edinburgh’s first tram route will serve the city centre after pressure from the Scottish Government prompted councillors into an abrupt U-turn... continue
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Articles
Why is he on the list? A former Marine who served in the Falklands, Brown is Scotland’s new transport minister. His responsibilities include... continue
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People Lead Story
Scottish first minister Alex Salmond yesterday appointed Keith Brown as Scotland's new minister for transport and infrastructure. Brown takes over... continue
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Technology News
Three organisations have been invited to tender for the provision of a new concessionary travel asset management system announced by Scottish... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach confirmed today that it is to invest around £2.3m in a fleet of 17 state-of-the-art greener hybrid diesel electric buses for use at... continue
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Bus News
Fifty new low carbon vehicles will soon join Scotland's bus fleet thanks to £4.4m grant funding awarded this week to six bus operators... continue
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People Lead Story
David Mackay, the chairman of Transport Edinburgh, Lothian Buses and Edinburgh Trams has today made public his decision to step aside, with immediate... continue
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Rail News
Another milestone in the advance work on Borders Railway will be completed this week with the demolition of the Cowbraehill bridge.  The... continue
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BRT Report
Ian Mathie is the Programme Manager for the South East of Scotland Transport Partnership (SEStran)
My first encounter with real time passenger information (RTPI) was during family holidays spent in Europe. Most of the major cities I visited already... continue
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Future
Andrew Garnett
Stagecoach launched the first of 56 new hybrid vehicles at its Oxford bus operation last month as ministers in Westminster and Holyrood announced... continue
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Future
Andrew Garnett
Stagecoach launched the first of 56 new hybrid vehicles at its Oxford bus operation last month as ministers in Westminster and Holyrood announced... continue
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Projects
The deadlock of a contractual dispute over construction of Edinburgh’s tram scheme appears to remain unresolved in the wake of a council... continue
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Feature Detail
Jamie Ross impressed Stagecoach boss Brian Souter in 2005 when he gave a presentation to the CPT’s annual Scottish Conference. Ross, who was... continue
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Cover Story Detail
David Leeder
The TV cameras have fled College Green. A brooding Gordon Brown has retreated to Fife, possibly for a new life as a primary school teacher.... continue
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Rail News
Next week's railway timetable change will see improved connections and more rail travel opportunities across Scotland. Services between Glasgow and... continue
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