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Regular News
The Association of Train Operating Companies has hit back at media reports that suggested that senior managers from Britain’s five biggest... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
The impact of the recession on train operators has been the subject of apocalyptic reporting in the national media over the past week, suggesting... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
One of the more notable aspects of the January rail fares increases was ‘new ATOC’ coming out fighting against the inevitable barrage of... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
The Association of Train Operating Companies has defended inflation-busting fare rises, seeking to play down the scale of the increases and pointing... continue
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Regular News
Passenger Focus chief executive Anthony Smith has criticised fare rises averaging 6%, which come into effect today. The national rail watchdog says... continue
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Rail News
Rail operators are due to run 265,000 more trains a year with the start of the new timetables this week. Services are due to be quicker, with more... continue
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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
Rail operators will be running 265,000 more trains a year from December 14, when the latest national rail timetable starts.  Services are due... continue
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Business Back-Up
The Association of Train Operating Companies engineering graduate scheme has inducted a record number of participants in 2008. This year has seen the... continue
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Regular Feature
By Meera Rambissoon
There is no doubt that the role of the railway station and the emphasis placed on it is changing in the eyes of the rail industry. Yes, its primary... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
Network Rail and Merseyrail have renewed calls for funding to improve Liverpool Central station and for a debate on when, not if, it should be... continue
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Rail News
The Association of Train Operating Companies has been criticised for its increase of rail fares, to kick in next year, at a time of economic... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
Leasing prices negotiated for new rolling stock orders will be 30-50% higher in today’s market than last year’s, one of Europe’s... continue
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Regular Feature
In 2001, fed up with the poor quality of the NRES website, Oxford student Matthew Somerville famously produced his own version of the site to... continue
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Regular Feature
By James Dark
There is no better illustration of the dramatic changes that have taken place in rail passengers’ customer service expectations than the rise... continue
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Rail News
MPs on the Public Accounts Committee have called for the Department for Transport and Passenger Focus to investigate whether train operators are... continue
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Rail News
The Association of Train Operating Companies is planning to launch an interactive rail map on the NRES website which illustrates how trains are... continue
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Rail News
The Department for Transport has set up its own task force to examine the potential for rail electrification, and new rail lines, including high... continue
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Regular News
0nline sales of UK rail tickets leapt by 30% in the past year to nearly £700m, the Association of Train Operating Companies has announced. The... continue
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Other Columnist
By George Muir
George Muir will chair the eighth annual UK Rail Stations conference at the Hilton Paddington Hotel on November 27, 2008. For further details visit... continue
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Letters to the Editor
By Terence Potts, Brighton, East Sussex
The Association of Train Operating Companies’ plan to institute a marketing campaign to combat negative attitudes towards train travel (Transit... continue
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