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RATP Dev has confirmed that Elaine Holt has been appointed its UK Rail Franchise Director and will lead its work to pre-qualify for London’s... continue
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In the changes following the moves of Howard Smith and Howard Collins, Director of Strategy and Service Development Gareth Powell  (pi... continue
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D espite having historically one of the most comprehensive of the world’s urban and commuter rail systems, London has been playing catch up to... continue
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The UK government has made a priority of putting back the East Coast rail franchise into the private sector in 2015, and has also revealed plans to... continue
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Although positioned to be part of the development of the major Grand Paris Express plans for a driverless express metro system in and around the... continue
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MTR, the Hong-Kong based rail company that runs the London Overground and is bidding for the Essex Thameside and Thameslink franchises in the UK, has... continue
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UK transport secretary Justine Greening was unceremoniously reshuffled out of her job, apparently due to her opposition to the expansion of Heathrow... continue
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UK transport is heavily influenced, as elsewhere, by political leaders. Transport problems and challenges exist at both a national and local level... continue
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Dean Finch, Chief Executive, National Express Group Why is he on the list? Finch has real authority to play to NEG’... continue
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Tim O’Toole, Chief Executive FirstGroup Why is he on the list? First is still one of the world&rsq... continue
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Brian Souter, Chief Executive, Stagecoach   Why is he on the list? Continues to see opportun... continue
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Britain’s rail franchising programme is slowly getting back on track after the derailment of the three franchises put on hold when the... continue
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European Commission vice president for transport Siim Kallas has been forced by France and Germany to accept a watered down version of his long... continue
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Daniel Wright
T he UK led the way in franchising of passenger train operations, but its experience has hardly become the ‘How To’ guide for the rest of... continue
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A report into what went wrong with the UK Department for Transport’s (DfT’s) attempt to refranchise the intercity West Coast operation... continue
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First Group has sought to position itself in recent years as the UK’s largest transport group, and a major player on the world stage. When new... continue
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Major urban areas in Britain could see transport networks more like those common in mainland Europe if UK MPs get their way. The UK... continue
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The specification has emerged for the new longer franchises at Great Western (currently operated by First) and East Coast (currently operated by... continue
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