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Letters to the editor: Issue 499 24 Jul 2008

Europe doesn't provide a template for the UK's transport system

Terence Uden, Woking Surrey

Reading Professor Whitelegg's comments on the state of Britain's transport left me to wonder how much he actually uses public transport in this country, as opposed to his obvious preference for just about anywhere else in the world ('Whitelegg's many hats can't hide his disdain for Britain's transport' LTT?27 Jun).

His woeful ignorance of Manchester's ticketing systems left me particularly unimpressed. Apart from an all-day ticket for all buses, regardless of operator, has he never heard of the...

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