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Issue 35 - 15 May 2013: News
New Transit
Feature
A westbound Odakyu Railway train speeds out of Yoyogi-uehara Station.
Kenneth Lin
According to National Rail’s Journey Planner, a simple trip in the Greater London area from Watford Junction to Woking requires two mainline... continue
New Transit
Feature
Although there are protests about fares from time to time the evidence shows that passengers are more influenced by service levels and journey quality factors
From popular media and political comment, it sometimes seems that fare levels are a really critical issue for public transport, but in fact the role... continue
New Transit
Feature
T ravellers were once tempted by the simple pleasures of their journey: a time to reflect, relax and simply stare out the window. Or they just... continue
New Transit
Cover Story
Canary Wharf Station
Peter Stonham and Dan Wright
The majority of the world’s population now live in urban areas. That point was reached in 2008, according to official UN statistics, as the... continue
New Transit
Feature
Plans for strategic rail network development in London and Paris tell a tale of two cities facing similar challenges. Both have realised that radial... continue
New Transit
Feature
By Metro to Watford
Despite having historically one of the most comprehensive of the world’s urban and commuter rail systems, London has been playing catch up to... continue
New Transit
Feature
Hong Kong Rail station
Though Paris and London have attracted attention by developing their regional heavy rail networks to supplement existing tube/metro lines through new... continue
New Transit
Feature
Paris Charles de Gaule station
Dan Wright
Biting the bullet on expensive, transformational, railway schemes is something that mainland European governments have been good at, as exemplified... continue
New Transit
Feature
D espite having historically one of the most comprehensive of the world’s urban and commuter rail systems, London has been playing catch up to... continue
New Transit
Feature
Dan Wright
Delivering major city rail schemes is so expensive, complicated and integral to city economies that it is hard to believe that a purely private... continue