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Interview
When FirstGroup announced that Andrew Haines had left his job as head of its rail division last December it was a genuine shock. But the sense of... continue
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Projects Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
The much anticipated Glasgow Airport Rail Link has become a victim of spending cuts with the Scottish Government taking the axe to the £100m... continue
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Politics
IT was 12 months ago that Theresa Villiers addressed the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham and pledged support for a new high speed rail... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Airline industry opinion The airline industry generally accepts that HSR operation has an environmental advantage over air, however, its scale is... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Regulation Airlines, bus and coach operators can alter frequencies to suit demand, enabling them to maximise loadings and reduce costs during... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Pricing Yield management technology used to set fares by low cost airlines has been widely adopted by train operators in a bid to maximise revenue.... continue
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Viewpoint
Theresa Villiers
There are few things as closely tied to the quality of life in this country as our ability to move around. As soon any one of us leaves their front... continue
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Letters
Lord Adonis is quoted as saying “I would like to see short-haul aviation - not just domestic aviation, but short-haul aviation - progressively... continue
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Rail News
Passenger Focus and London TravelWatch have launched a joint campaign to highlight that passengers may be paying higher train fares to get to the... continue
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People
Andrew Haines has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Civil Aviation Authority. Haines joins the CAA after a wide-ranging career in the... continue
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Products & Services
Later this year will see the launch of the new Personal Rapid Transit system at London’s Heathrow airport, connecting Terminal 5 with parking... continue
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BRT Report
Andrew Garnett
The Netherlands has long held a well deserved reputation for the quality of its public transport system and members of BRTuk, the advocacy group for... continue
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Heroes & Villains - Villain
Like Wrexham & Shropshire, the Stansted Express rail link is a focused, single route operation that uses ageing rolling stock. However, in terms... continue
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Rail News
Virgin Trains is looking to dominate the London-Glasgow rail-air market, having grounded the airlines between Liverpool and London and become the... continue
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Bus News
Damian Brewer, JP Morgan
Trimming 09/10E EPS, PER premium remains Go Ahead’s 65% venture Go-Via recently retained the Southern rail contract, and we wrote about this in... continue
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End of the line
A Swedish coach operator recently took a novel approach to highlighting the environmental benefits of coach versus car travel with an art... continue
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Media Monitor
2009 airline industry losses to top $4.7bn forecast; Boeing, Airbus orders seen down 30%in 2010
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Media Monitor
The aviation industry is set to suffer the worst year in its history, Sir Richard Branson warned today.
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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
Latest figures from the Civil Aviation Authority show that rail operator Virgin Trains has now captured 77% of the rail/air sector compared with 75%... continue
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Media Monitor
British Airways: worst loss in 20+ years British Airways (LSE: BA) lost £375m ($595m) in the 12 months ending March 31,... continue
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