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The Department for Transport has announced a £20m fund to promote smart ticketing in the nine biggest urban areas outside London. The funding... continue
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New rail timetables introduced in December last year show that the services which cover the East of Scotland, from Edinburgh, through Fife and Dundee... continue
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Products & Services
First ScotRail and Atos Origin have signed a new deal that will see the technology firm’s AVANTIX Mobile portable ticketing product rolled out... continue
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Rail News
Scottish transport minister Stewart Stevenson last week unveiled a mock-up of the new Class 380 units that will enter service with ScotRail on... continue
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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway will be conjuring up magic days later this month when the biggest and heaviest 'star' of the Harry Potter... continue
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Business Monitor
TRAIN operator TransPennine Express recorded a sharp increase in operating and pre-tax profits during the year to March 31  2008, according to... continue
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Rail News
The Northern Way has set Network Rail the challenge of devising a strategy to radically improve rail services in the Manchester area by focusing on... continue
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Rail News
Merseytravel chief executive Neil Scales has dismissed arguments from Network Rail against a trial of vertical integration in Merseyside. The PTE... continue
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Media Monitor
Meera Rambissoon
Shares of transport operators slammed into reverse on Wednesday after Arriva, the bus and train operator, said it was possible that its CrossCountry... continue
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Media Monitor
Meera Rambissoon
Train operators fail to impress rail minister Lord Adonis on network trip "They had been given plenty of notice to spruce up stations, clean... continue
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Business Monitor
PROFITS fell at train operator Northern Rail back by 9% in the 52 weeks ended January 5 2008, according to the company’s annual accounts. The... continue
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In brief
Greater Manchester ITA has invested Transport Infrastructure Fund money in new customer information screens, CCTV and public address systems at... continue
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In brief
Meera Rambissoon
Avon Valley Railway celebrates 35 years As the Avon Valley Railway celebrates 35 years, and the Mangotsfield to Bath branch line upon which it is... continue
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Meera Rambissoon
Bankfoot Buses in Perth ordered off the road after mimicking Stagecoach A bus firm which tried to mislead passengers by using a similar livery and... continue
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Media Monitor
Meera Rambissoon
Falling passengers and £1bn debt hit rail station caterer Britain's largest owner of railway food and beverage outlets is in talks with its... continue
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Regular News
Stagecoach-owned East Midlands Trains is planning to reduce staff numbers by 162 to lower costs and help offset the effect of the recession.... continue
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Bus News
Nottingham city Council is in the advanced stages of planning a Statutory Quality Bus Partnership covering the city centre in a move that aims to... continue
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In brief
Arriva Trains Wales services were affected by unofficial industrial action  over pay issues, on February 8. Disruption to ATW’s Cardiff... continue
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People
Northern Rail has appointed three three new directors. Lee Wasnidge has joined as the operator’s as area director west, covering Greater... continue
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Rail News
MORE THAN 2,200 members of the RMT union at Northern Rail are to be balloted for industrial action over a “comprehensive breakdown” in... continue
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