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In brief
East Midlands Trains employee Ted Ingle has been named as the Stagecoach Group Green Champion after being selected as the staff member who has... continue
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Media Monitor
First Group replaces York ftr evening and weekend service with standard vehicles to match passenger demand.
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Business Monitor
TRAIN operator TransPennine Express recorded a sharp increase in operating and pre-tax profits during the year to March 31  2008, according to... continue
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Business Monitor
ROTHERHAM-based bus operator First South Yorkshire suffered a 57.9% drop in operating profits in the 52 weeks ended  March 29 2008, according to... continue
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Business Monitor
PROFITS fell at train operator Northern Rail back by 9% in the 52 weeks ended January 5 2008, according to the company’s annual accounts. The... continue
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In Passing
The introduction of its Streetview service in the UK by Google has been something of a controversial move. If the media are to be believed, any... continue
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Letters to the Editor
David Young, Director of Customer Experience, South Yorkshire PTE
Your last edition’s front page story (Transit April 3) drew attention to First South Yorkshire’s proposition that it is to withdraw from... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Susan Goldsmith, Managing Director, National Express East Coast
John Nelson suggested there is no case for gating stations on the East Coast, (Transit April 3) and then went on to justify the implementation of... continue
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In brief
East Midlands Trains launched a cut price parking offer for passengers at its train stations at Easter and will be repeating the discounts on the May... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach has begun a campaign offering new home owners the chance to travel for free on its bus services in a pilot scheme that is being initially... continue
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Bus News
The trial of a free city centre bus service in Bradford has become permanent following the news that 420,000 passengers have used the service in the... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
South Yorkshire PTE has hit back at claims made by First that Sheffield City Council has reneged on pledges to improve bus priority, claiming that... continue
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In brief
East Midlands Trains announced its best ever punctuality figures last week. Latest figures, for the period from March 1 to March 31 2009, show 94% of... continue
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National Express East Coast has given its support to a new scheme launched last week to help improve safety and security on the railway. The Railway... continue
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National Express East Coast has recorded the best performance results on the East Coast Main Line for over ten years. Statistics for the last period... continue
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Rail News
The RMT has voted to strike at East Midlands Trains over the company’s plan to reduce staff numbers by 162. The union also claimed the number... continue
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People Lead Story
Alison Howard joins Stagecoach Yorkshire as the new marketing manager. She will be responsible for leading the bus operator’s marketing team,... continue
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Regular News
James Dark
National Express East Coast is planning to introduce a seat reservation charge at the end of this month. The £2.50 fee would be the first such... continue
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Business Monitor
It was the first question that the assembled press pack asked Stagecoach chief executive Brian Souter at the launch of the new Megabusplus service at... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
Well, it had to happen. After a relatively tranquil couple of years after a prolonged period where  the metropolitan counties were seemingly at... continue
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