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Rail News
By James Dark
New ticketing technology coupled with relaxation of restrictions on use of discounted tickets could hold the key to improving the rail... continue
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Regular News
The Association of Train Operating Companies is planning a major marketing programme to improve public perceptions of rail travel. Chairman Mike... continue
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Rail News
ATOC and Network Rail have started preliminary discussions with the Department for Transport on loosening civil servants’ control over the rail... continue
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Other Columnist
By George Muir
Stations and depots, serving both buses and rail, are turning out to be one of the most fruitful places for initiatives to save energy, and reduce... continue
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Opinion
ATOC’s plan to devise a marketing campaign promoting the rail industry is long overdue. For too long, the industry has had no overarching... continue
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Rail News
The Association of Train Operating Companies has named two routes which it believes should be electrified as the forerunners to a national... continue
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In brief
Inefficiencies in the way Network Rail supplies power to the electrified railway are costing train operators significantly more than previously... continue
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Rail News
The Association of Train Operating Companies has devised an East Coast Main Line timetable which would provide sufficient capacity for National... continue
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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
High speed rail in the UK will be pushed forward, with the creation of a new Public Interest Group, spear-headed by Greengauge 21, whose planned... continue
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Other Columnist
By George Muir
Whatever else it has done, the high oil price has certainly shone a spotlight on the advantages of public transport. Car travel flat, bus and rail... continue
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People
The Association of Train Operating Companies has appointed a new managing director of its Rail Settlement Plan, the ticketing system of the UK?rail... continue
Categories: People, Rail, ATOC, Other, All of UK
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Business Comment
In January 2009, the ATOC press office’s annual grilling is likely to be hotter than ever because the RPI+1% formula for fare rises means that... continue
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Rail News
A South West Trains’ unit is now running on fuel which is a mixture of diesel, soya beans and rape seed oil in a bid to examine possible... continue
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Rail News
CrossCountry has ruled out changes to its controversial new ticketing conditions when the second stage of the industry-wide fares simplification... continue
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Regular Feature
By Rhodri Clark
The pressures on train and route capacity resulting from sustained growth in demand are well known. Network Rail, the Department for Transport and... continue
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Regular News
by James Dark
The Association of Train Operating Companies has predicted that rocketing energy costs will see the industry’s fuel bill double over the next... continue
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Rail News
by James Dark
The association of Train Operating Companies and the Department for Transport have announced that 31 stations have been selected for their station... continue
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Rail News
Community Rail partnerships  bring value for money, and can lead to additional rail use and passenger revenue, according to a study launched... continue
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Rail News
By Robert Jack
The daunting challenge of recruiting new staff to fill the rail industry’s skills gap is being made even harder by the industry’s poor... continue
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Rail News
A National Skills Academy for Railways must cover all aspects of the industry, according to Andy Meadows, chair of the Association of Train Operating... continue
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