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Bus News
Rising fuel costs have forced bus operator Go North East to increase the prices of some of its fares, but has also launched a campaign to highlight... continue
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Bus News
A Welsh independent is being paid by Arriva to withdraw its rival services between Llandudno and Bangor, where the Sunderland-based group will regain... continue
Categories: Bus, Costs, Arriva, Wales
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Rail News
Network Rail is resisting demands to cut the cost of running the railway to European levels. The company was told last month that its £24.6bn... continue
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Rail News
The railway is infamously said to cost two to three times as much today as under BR, while carrying around 50% more passengers. At a select committee... continue
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Regular News
UK transport groups have failed to establish a presence in France because the market is too competitive and offers low rewards, French operator... continue
Categories: Costs, Growth, Transdev, Europe
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Bus News
THE COMMISSION for Integrated Transport has called on local authorities to speed up the introduction of bus priority measures in an effort to combat... continue
Categories: Bus, Costs, CfIT, All of UK
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Business Comment
Recent issues of Transit have discussed the issue of bus industry finances. It really is the big white elephant in the corner that won’t go... continue
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In brief
Incoming Confederation of Passenger Transport chairman Giles Fearnley used his speech at last weeks CPT dinner in London to highlight the bus... continue
Categories: Bus, Costs, CPT, Other, All of UK
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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
Light rail is the solution to an expected boom in oil prices and   according to West Midlands PTA Centro, however, only if work on a long... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Guy S Salt
The National Audit Office report on train delays states that “Incidents led to 14 million minutes of delay to franchised passenger rail... continue
Categories: Costs, Rail, Other, All of UK
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Business Comment
It was revealed this week that a bus feeder service for the new Ebbw Vale line in South Wales is costing a staggering £100 subsidy per... continue
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In brief
Go Ahead is planning to raise bus fares to take account of an increase in fuel prices of approximately 30% over the past four months. Finance... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Peter Shipp
Regretfully I have to agree with your views (Transit April 25) about the continuing demise of small independent bus operators in the UK which are... continue
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Ben Colson
It would have been extremely naïve to believe that government - big government - would have its pound of flesh with the Local Transport Bill and... continue
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Bus News
Independent bus operators are fighting for survival after the sharpest monthly increase in diesel prices in a decade. Larger operators have hedged... continue
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In brief
First’s Glasgow bus business has announced that it is to increase bus fares due to increasing costs, including fuel, just weeks after it... continue
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Lead Story
By Rhodri Clark
The sudden and erratic changes in world oil prices could force public transport operators to take a gamble on when to sign new fuel hedging... continue
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In brief
Norfolk Green managing director Ben Colson has warned that his company needs an additional 2,000 passengers every day in order to maintain his... continue
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In brief
Reading Transport chief executive James Freeman has begun reviewing fares at its Newbury Buses subsidiary in the face of increasing fuel prices that... continue
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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
Merseyrail has criticised cost indications by Network Rail for extensions to its network, as “beyond comprehension” in the approach to... continue
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