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Issue 645 - 17 April 2014: Business Briefing
Passengers share more of the burden of rail industry costs

Passengers share more of the burden of rail industry costs
John W E Helm

Discounted fares now account for more than 40% of all rail passenger fare income and generate nearly £3bn, according to the Office of Rail Regulation’s financial review of the industry. The report covering... continue

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Extension for Greater Anglia
The DfT has extended Abellio Greater Anglia’s rail franchise by 27 months from July 2014 to October 2016 in a deal that will see the train... continue

Sustrans acquires mapping firm
Sustrans has acquired transport mapping and survey firm Four Point Mapping (previously called Cycle City Guides). Four Point Mapping has worked with... continue

APT installs charge points in Merseyside
Merseytravel has appointed APT Controls to supply and install 68 electric vehicle charging points across the conurbation in a deal largely funded by... continue