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People Lead Story
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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Feature
Kenneth Lin
According to National Rail’s Journey Planner, a simple trip in the Greater London area from Watford Junction to Woking requires two mainline... continue
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Feature
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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Feature
Dan Wright
Biting the bullet on expensive, transformational, railway schemes is something that mainland European governments have been good at, as exemplified... continue
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Feature
Though Paris and London have attracted attention by developing their regional heavy rail networks to supplement existing tube/metro lines through new... continue
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Feature
Plans for strategic rail network development in London and Paris tell a tale of two cities facing similar challenges. Both have realised that radial... continue
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Cover Story
Peter Stonham and Dan Wright
The majority of the world’s population now live in urban areas. That point was reached in 2008, according to official UN statistics, as the... continue
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Sub story to feature
Boris Johnson Mayor of London Why is he on the list? Leads arguably the premier urban transport authority in Europ... continue
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Light Rail News
Transport for London is to spend £320m buying new carriages and extending depots to lengthen all London Overground trains by one carriage to... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Stonham
A potential contradiction lies at the heart of current developments in heavily used urban public transport:  Capacity versus comfort. To be... continue
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Feature
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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Viewpoint
Jonathan Raper
An invitation to contribute to New Transit from my perspective as an information and systems design specialist came just as Britain’s transport... continue
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Bus News
Having spent his first term modifying the congestion charge, delivering the London cycle hire scheme and ordering prototypes for his new London bus,... continue
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Politics Lead Story
London Mayor Boris Johnson has set out plans to take over responsibility for managing the capital’s inner suburban rail services. Under his... continue
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Articles
Why is he on the list? Leads arguably the premier urban transport authority in Europe. What kind of year has he had? A huge year. Transpo... continue
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Light Rail News
Staff at Transport for London’s London Overground (LOROL) rail operations will be paid an extra 25% during the 2012 Olympics under a deal... continue
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Bus News
Transport for London is seeking an extra £2.6bn of efficiency savings before 2018 in order to protect investment in frontline services. Total... continue
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People
Transport for London has appointed Leon Daniels to replace David Brown as managing director surface transport. Daniels, who is currently customer... continue
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Interview
Lesley Brown
A unique policing environment, the transport system has a unique set of needs. To meet them, an independent body, British Transport Police (BTP),... continue
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