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Issue 35 - 15 May 2013: News
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Kassel’s high quality transport system includes both the Regiotram services running on regional rail lines connected to the city centre along with the conventional tramway lines
Helmut Holzapfel
Kassel is a German city of 200,000 people, lying 150 kilometres north of Frankfurt and just over an hour away on the high-speed Deutsche Bahn ICE... continue
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Richard Beeching presented his report in 1963 when the Nationalised railways faced fundamental challenges (left).
Many of the rural branch-lines that were subsequently closed have become footpaths or cycle-ways.
Derogatory phrases such as “Beeching the Butcher”, or “Beeching’s axe”  tend to appear in Britain whenever there... continue
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A range of providers have been entering the car share market including automotive manufacturers like BMW with DriveNow.
Martyn Briggs
The European market for Carsharing services -traditionally referred to as car clubs in the UK - continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Between... continue
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Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
Peter Stonham
Passenger transport does not operate in isolation. People travel for reasons, and transport systems provide a vital ingredient to economic and social... continue