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New Transit
Rail News Lead Story
Transport secretary Lord Adonis announced today proposals to change to the rail franchising process that will see longer franchises to encourage... continue
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New Transit
Rail News
A £250m investment to create a new main line from London Marylebone station to Oxfordshire and the Midlands was today announced by the chairman... continue
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In brief
Transport secretary Lord Adonis has informed National Express that the group’s East Anglia rail franchise will end in early 2011. The group... continue
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Bus News
Local authorities throughout England will be given tough new powers to determine routes, timetables, fares and other aspects of bus services,... continue
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Rail News
Stagecoach says that it is hopeful that it will win a £100m dispute with the Department for Transport over revenue support payments at its... continue
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Light Rail News
Nexus, the Tyne & Wear PTE, yesterday evening announced the name of a preferred bidder for a contract to operate trains and stations on the Tyne... continue
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Reflections
The Association of Train Operating Companies has called for major reforms to the rail franchising system, billing them as a means to “a better... continue
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Business
James Dark
National Express was awarded the East Coast franchise despite its bid being £150m lower than one of its rivals for the contract, data obtained... continue
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Business Lead Story
James Dark
The decision to take a stake in National Express Group has proved a costly experience for the Cosmen family. When they sold their Alsa coaching... continue
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Rail News
Transport secretary Lord Adonis has informed National Express Group that it will terminate its East Anglia rail franchise in early 2011 without... continue
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Rail News
Commenting on the new arrangements for operating train services on the East Coast Main Line, Michael Roberts, the Chief Executive of the Association... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
Rail firm pledges £12m for station improvements Rail services operated by National Express East Coast will, from just before midnight... continue
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Rail News
Transport secretary Lord Adonis has found train operator London Midland to be in breach of its franchise agreement after it was forced to make cuts... continue
New Transit
Rail News Lead Story
It has been confirmed that control of the East Coast intercity rail franchise will pass from beleaguered National Express Group to state control at... continue
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Rail News
Train operator Southeastern today published its new timetable which will come into effect on December 13. The timetable brings about the biggest... continue
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Cover Story
Robert Jack
Globalisation is a key feature of our time. Borders are being broken down as commerce takes advantage of the liberalisation of markets, and public... continue
New Transit
Business Lead Story
James Dark
Alliance Rail Holdings has called on the Office of Rail Regulation to develop a new process for judging open access applications. Potentially, a new... continue
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Reflections
The impression that First’s latest trading statement is designed to put over is that conditions are difficult, but the group is standing up to... continue
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Reflections
Winning bids for rail franchises are set to come under fresh scrutiny from the media and investors as a result of a new requirement on the Department... continue
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