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Progress Report
Police armed with futuristic surveillance equipment have cut bus crime in half on one of Birmingham’s busiest routes. Officers from the Safer... continue
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Trainspotters A bunch of German railway enthusiasts are facing jail after building their own locomotive and testing it on a temporarily closed... continue
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Crime Watch A crew shooting a new educational film in Salford fronted by former Coronation Street bad boy Terry Duckworth had a spot of bad luck... continue
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Fresh from last month’s revelations about Latvian ticket inspectors using Taser stun guns comes another fare dodging tale. Keith Allen, father... continue
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Products & Services
21st Century Technology Solutions, the UK’s leading supplier of WiFi CCTV systems for the passenger transport sector, has secured a three year... continue
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With a bowler tip to the Railway Eye blog, it would seem things got a little out of hand on one train in South Wales recently. The driver reported to... continue
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Enforcement Fare evasion is a tricky conundrum, but bus inspectors in Latvia are being investigated by police after it was revealed they have been... continue
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Ben Colson
Ben Colson
It happened before my eyes one bright autumnal morning in London about 10 years ago. I had read about it, colleagues had told me about it, but I... continue
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The August bank holiday weekend saw the reopening of the long closed 10-mile railway between Barnstaple and Bideford, albeit temporarily. Top Gear... continue
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Projects Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Transport for London has announced that a consortium made up of Serco and BIXI, the publicly-owned operator of Montreal’s public cycle rental... continue
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Products & Services
Transport for London has commenced trials of a new CCTV?system that allows live pictures to be viewed from a remote control centre. LiveView,... continue
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Bus News
Passenger Focus is backing a new campaign by First that aims to reduce anti-social behaviour on its buses across the UK. The on-bus advertising will... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Susan Goldsmith, Managing Director, National Express East Coast
John Nelson suggested there is no case for gating stations on the East Coast, (Transit April 3) and then went on to justify the implementation of... continue
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In brief
National Express East Coast has given its support to a new scheme launched last week to help improve safety and security on the railway. The Railway... continue
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In brief
Meera Rambissoon
Rail watchdog seeks franchise report to end carriage famine The government came under further pressure to reform the system of rail franchises... continue
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John Nelson
John Nelson
I have had a thing about good grammar since it was drummed into me by my teacher father when I was a rising five. So when is a... continue
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In brief
Stagecoach-owned South West Trains has recorded a significant reduction in ticketless travel since the introduction of gates at its London Waterloo... continue
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In Passing
London was agog this week at the news that former mayor Ken Livingstone had been found to be without a ticket on a First Great Western train while... continue
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Regular Feature
George Muir
The “Our People” section of the CSR reports could have been the dullest of all: vocational training, driver retention, ethnic diversity... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Richard Malins’ letter (Transit January 9) called for alternatives to ticket barriers. He rightly pointed out the distinction between fare... continue
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