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People
Vernon Barker, managing director of train operating company TransPennine Express, has been named ‘North West director of the year’ by the... continue
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Rail News
A study of the regional rail line between Leeds and Morecambe has highlighted considerable potential to develop the line at minimal expense, despite... continue
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Rail News
Rolling stock lessor Porterbrook has signed a deal with German-based manufacturer Siemens for 37 four car Siemens Class 350 Desiro Electric Multiple... continue
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Network Rail denied this week that major engineering work at Newport, South Wales, had overrun. Both the National Rail and Arriva Trains Wales... continue
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The Department for Transport has just confirmed that it will fund the Walsall to Wolverhampton rail service until December 2008. The one-year... continue
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First ScotRail has launched a new marketing campaign trial, which targets customers using ATM bank machines. It is the first time this has been done... continue
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Network Rail has revised plans set out in its draft North Western Route Utilisation Strategy after criticism of proposals which were viewed as far... continue
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Network Rail has taken steps to keep the front of Birmingham New Street Station as a drop-off area, by raising charges which apply after 20 minutes.... continue
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A bargain fare promotion may have helped Arriva Trains Wales see off the threat of air competition on its flagship route. In April 2006 low-cost... continue
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Bus News
Centro-PTA have set up a telephone help service for bus, train and Midland Metro passengers whose first language is not English at the travel... continue
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Rail News
More than 400 RMT signallers working for Network Rail in Scotland carried out a 48-hour strike from noon on March 7 in a dispute over working hours.... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By Robert Jack
first Transpennine Express gave away 10,000 free train tickets this week in a bid to get travellers to try out its improved service. Passengers have... continue
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Rail News
The Welsh Assembly Government has invited tenders for a new air service between North and South Wales which will compete with Arriva Trains Wales... continue
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Arriva Trains Wales appears to have dropped plans for Premier Class on its long-distance trains, because of concerns about capacity. ATW’s... continue
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The Welsh Assembly Government has announced a possible trial extension of free bus travel to rural railways, but the idea immediately ran into... continue
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Merseytravel is to renew its campaign to gain control over track and signalling on the Merseyrail Electrics network. Network Rail rejected a joint... continue
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Rail News
NORTHERN RAIL head of community and regional strategies Paul Salverson raised the need to “‘re-invent’ the small station to bring... continue
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Chiltern Railways has told the Department for Transport that a tight tender specification will restrict the benefits it can offer in its bid to take... continue
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Letters to the Editor
If National Express does spread its brand image across the group, it needs to take care that the image of which it so proud is not dragged down by... continue
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Bus News
Graham Stringer MP is hosting Greater Manchester’s annual parliamentary tea at the House of Commons next week. This year’s event takes... continue
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