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In brief
The West Coast Main Line between London and Scotland suffered delays  on the first day of its new timetable, following a £9bn... continue
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Interview
By Meera Rambissoon
One time motor fitter in the bus industry at Sheffield Transport, John Clayton worked his way up the ladder to become engineering director for First... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News
South Yorkshire PTE is looking at the case for providing more trams on its Sheffield Supertram network, as part of its draft tram strategy for the... continue
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Regular News
First Group is merging its bus operations in West Yorkshire in an effort to cut costs. The new 1,143-vehicle company will be headed by Dave... continue
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Bus News
First Group has announced a restructuring of its bus operations in Yorkshire that will see its operations combined under a single management... continue
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People
East Midlands Trains has appointed Arthur Pretorius as its new head of stations. He will be responsible for overall management of all 87 of the... continue
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Other Columnist
By Paul Salveson
Northern has 471 stations across its network and most of them are unstaffed. Many are in urban areas and face the sort of problems of anti-social... continue
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Letters to the Editor
By Ian Yeowart, Managing Director, Grand Central
I write in response to the item in ‘inbrief’ regarding National Express East Coast expansion plans. Perhaps the headline ‘NXEC... continue
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Bus News
South yorkshire PTE has approved plans for further Statutory Quality Partnerships  in Barnsley and Doncaster. SYPTE is aiming to implement two... continue
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Bus News
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon, has said he is keeping an open mind on the idea of introducing concessionary travel for young people. Hoon told the... continue
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In brief
A report commissioned by National Express East Coast has claimed that the operator’s expansion plans will be far more beneficial to passengers... continue
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Rail News
Stagecoach-owned East Midlands Trains believes that revenue lost from ticketless travel at its main regional stations is at least 10% and could be... continue
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Business Monitor
GREAT North Eastern Railway, the train operator which bowed out of the InterCity?East?Coast rail franchise last December after a decade, recorded... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
Network Rail has relented to pressure from National Express East Coast and the Office of Rail Regulation and agreed that it would be possible for... continue
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Rail News
Huge growth in commuter rail travel to Leeds has prompted Network Rail to propose new train service patterns and a new station to the east of the... continue
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Rail News
Northern rail has issued an invitation to tender to build and maintain five tram-trains for the UK trial between Sheffield, Huddersfield and... continue
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In brief
East Midlands Trains punctuality improvement programme is proving successful as the latest figures have shown punctuality at 90.9%, the best recorded... continue
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Bus News
CT Plus, the trading name of London bus operator and community transport specialist Hackney Community Transport, is to merge its Yorkshire operations... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Ian Yeowart, Managing Director, Grand Union, York
It’s heartening to see that John Nelson’s column (Transit September 12) regarding Rotherham and Barnsley has stimulated some much needed... continue
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In brief
Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, will launch a FreeCityBus service in Bradford next week. Three, clearly branded, low-floor buses have been acquired... continue
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