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Viewpoint
Derogatory phrases such as “Beeching the Butcher”, or “Beeching’s axe”  tend to appear in Britain whenever there... continue
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Rail News
Closer working between British train operators and infrastructure provider Network Rail is delivering new projects that benefit train operations and... continue
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Cover Story
Daniel Wright
It is a win-win situation when the engineering, commercial and marketing departments of passenger transport organisations can find common cause in... continue
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Reflections
Movement towards a new competitive model for European railways continues to proceed at a sedate pace, but inexorably steps are being made. In some... continue
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Reflections
The UK Department for Transport has published a new rail demand forecasting framework developed by consultants Oxera and Arup that suggests current... continue
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The Product
Peter Stonham
The French passenger transport sector has achieved a strong and focused representative framework that brings the operating industry across all the... continue
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Business
The Department for Transport’s  Command Paper aims to take forward proposals set out by last year’s McNulty review of the rail... continue
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Reflections
At the beginning of February, Sir Roy McNulty was giving  a presentation at the European Community headquarters as part of a seminar to examine... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail has completed the devolution of responsibility for the day-to-day running of Britain’s railway infrastructure to ten strategic... continue
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Viewpoint
Mark Cartwright
In my last piece, I mused on the way in which governmental approaches to regulation of passenger transport can have some unintended consequences;... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail has forecast that the costs of providing the next two generations of new trains could be reduced by hundreds of millions of pounds... continue
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Bus News
Cambridgeshire County Council is to review controversial plans to phase out its £2.7m annual support for all tendered bus services by 2014/15... continue
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Business
A benchmarking study carried out for the McNulty review by German consultancy Civity demonstrated the scale of the efficiency gap between the UK rail... continue
Categories: Costs, Rail, Other, All of UK, Europe
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Business Lead Story
James Dark
The Department for Transport’s review into reducing the costs of the UK railways led by Sir Roy McNulty (pictured)  has involved a... continue
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People
UK Rail industry leaders have set up the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) to address challenges laid out in the McNulty report on railway costs and... continue
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Business
A new model for rural rail lines is proposed in the McNulty report which draws heavily on experience from passenger railways in Europe and freight... continue
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Business
A radical new template for restructuring Network Rail and its relationship with train operators is set out in the McNulty report. It extends... continue
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Reflections
The UK railway revolution begun by the privatisation legislation in 1993 has been an almost permanent one. The pioneering approach, now increasingly... continue
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Bus News
Transport for London is seeking an extra £2.6bn of efficiency savings before 2018 in order to protect investment in frontline services. Total... continue
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Bus News
Transport operators will benefit from tax changes announced by Chancellor George Osborne in the budget. A 1p cut in fuel duty has been announced with... continue
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