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Letters
Patrick Hall, via email
I read that Centro and National Express have signed a ‘bus improvement’ contract to improve bus service provision in the West Midlands... continue
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Inside View
It is perhaps ironic that no sooner has the Office of Fair Trading announced its market study into competition within the bus industry that events in... continue
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Profile
There are not many people who would suggest there are many similarities between Hong Kong and Glasgow but First Glasgow managing director Mark... continue
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Feature Detail
There are hundreds of thousands of people working in the UK passenger transport sector. Many of them are unsung heroes, giving a lifetime of service... continue
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Business
Andrew Garnett
The sale of National?Express Group’s London bus operations to NedRailways, the overseas arm of the Dutch state railway, is the latest move in a... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Bus operators have pretty much a clear hand on what they do with fares, but critics say they are still taking a very formulaic view on the... continue
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People
Blackpool Transport has announced that its operations director, Oliver Howarth, is to leave the company in August as part of a package of savings... continue
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Bus News
Meera Rambissoon
After a three year gap, the Dunn-Line family are back with a 10 minute bus service from Bulwell to Nottingham city  centre. From June 1, 7... continue
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Media Monitor
Council leader Vivien Pengelly has declared Plymouth CityBus will not be sold unless a 'sensible' offer is put forward. Yesterday &n... continue
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Media Monitor
Competition worry takes buses saga to next stage The sale of Eastbourne Buses and Cavendish to Stagecoach earlier this year has run... continue
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People
The Confederation for Passenger Transport North West have made two new vice chair appointments. Duncan Aspinall, who works for Holmswood Coaches,... continue
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News Extra
Andrew Garnett
2008 was something of an Annus Horribilis for Lothian Buses. After a golden 10-year period, which saw significant fleet investment, innovation in new... continue
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People
Council-owned bus operator Reading Transport has appointed Jacqui Gavaghan as its new performance manager - the culmination of an 18-month... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Keith Moffatt
Your article (Transit May 1) advocated reform of the remaining local authority-owned bus companies, but I felt the focus was too narrow. I believe... continue
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In brief
National Express’s Travel London business has secured new bus contracts in the capital that will increase its peak vehicle requirement by 31... continue
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In brief
Excel Coaches and Manchester Airport have teamed up to begin a new service linking the airport with Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport. The... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
The Office of Fair Trading has announced  that it is to refer the acquisition of council-owned bus operator Eastbourne Buses and local... continue
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Regular News
The recession has taken its toll on the fortunes of transport’s millionaires according to the annual Sunday Times Rich List. It reveals that... continue
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Stockwatch
After the good tidings of the last edition of Stockwatch with all of the major groups making significant progress on the market, this fortnight... continue
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Business Back-Up
Since it became fully ITSO approved over 12 months’ ago, the almex.mobile ticketing machine is still the only unit of its kind in the UK market... continue
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