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News Extra
By Robin Bennett
When UK North upped the ante on Stagecoach’s prime 192 route between Manchester and Stockport earlier this year, the city’s newspapers... continue
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People
The Office of Rail Regulation has announced that Richard Goldson is to join its board as a non-executive director. Goldson was previously a senior... continue
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Bus News
By Robin Bennett
THE FACT that buses are undermining climate change policy should be the final straw for the government to reregulate outside London, the House of... continue
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Bus News
A MEMO FROM transport secretary Douglas Alexander, leaked to the Sunday Times earlier this month, suggests that a new Road Transport Bill is being... continue
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News Extra
By James Dark
When Conservative shadow transport secretary Chris Grayling announced he would be holding a rail review, one of the first people on the phone to... continue
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Bus News
By Robin Bennett
SOUTH YORKSHIRE PTE passenger services director David Brown has told the region’s Passenger Transport Authority that any operator failings... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Upon launching the ‘Bus Services Across the UK’ inquiry, the Transport Select Committee could have been excused from expecting to receive... continue
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Regular Feature
By Robin Bennett
If the future of the UK?bus industry lies with Quality Contract franchises, the first shots are undoubtedly going to be called in the metropolitan... continue
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Business Comment
The debate on regulation of bus services has been dominated by the city areas covered by PTEs. But are rural areas about to throw a hat into the ring... continue
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Rail News
By Robert Jack
The department for Transport has asked the Office of Rail Regulation to investigate the cost of train leases after failing to persuade the rolling... continue
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Rail News
The department for Transport’s decision to ask the Office of Rail Regulation to investigate the cost of rolling stock leases will be welcomed... continue
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Bus News
“Can I dispel this myth that the industry rewards poor quality. The industry like any industry is rewarded by generating customer satisfaction.... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
THE?BUS?industry came in for a grilling from the House of Commons transport committee last week, with representatives from the five listed transport... continue
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Bus News
THE?FIVE?PTEs have welcomed Ken Livingstone’s call for greater regulation within the bus industry. The London mayor made his comments during a... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
Office of Rail Regulation chairman Chris Bolt has called for radical changes to the rail industry’s current working practices which he said... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail and First Great Western should stop hiding behind ageing infrastructure as an excuse for rock bottom train punctuality in the Great... continue
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Rail News
By Robert Jack
Network Rail this week published its ‘initial strategic business plan’ which outlines the company’s plans to reduce the cost of... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Several comments of late worry me that those wanting bus reregulation are beginning to lose the plot. Firstly the claim that deregulation is a... continue
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Interview
By Robert Jack
The sale of Stagecoach’s London bus business to Australia’s Macquarie Bank has been interpreted by some to be the beginning of the end... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Robin Bennett
THE FIRST session of the House of Commons transport committee inquiry into bus services this week saw the PTEs universally condemn the deregulated... continue
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