Latest news:
Heroes & Villains - Hero: Issue Issue 11 29 Apr 2010

Hero: Land-based operators

Train and coach operators were the heroes for many this month when they laid on extra services over to help stranded airline passengers, whose flights were grounded by the vast volcanic ash cloud.

The response of French rail workers to the travel chaos was compound the problem with a timely two-week strike. In the UK, however, where a national rail strike planned for the Easter period was prevented after a High Court judge ruled it illegal, coach and train operators were able to respond...

Add a comment

Join TransportXtra subscribers and read this article in full...


30 days

90 days

Save 50%

1 Year

Save 75%







+£6 VAT

+£12 VAT

+£18 VAT

An online subscription to TransportXtra works out at less than 24p per day for all the latest issues and transport intelligence
Parking Review


New Transit individual subscriptions

New Transit: Passenger Transport's Big read. Click here to subscribe today Widely read by rail, light rail and bus operators, local and central governments, the city, consultants and suppliers, New Transit delivers comprehensive passenger transport analysis and comment.

New Transit magazine is published by Contact Plus 24 Limited. Please subscribe via their dedicated website.

Not ready to subscribe? Take a 2 week free trial