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Bus News
AIM-listed bus manufacturer  Optare has announced that it is to close its Rotherham factory as part of a shake-up of the business in the wake of... continue
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Bus News
By Meera Rambissoon
South Yorkshire PTE has developed outline proposals for a new Bus Rapid Transit scheme between Rotherham and Sheffield, in partnership with Rotherham... continue
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First has issued a statement insisting that its ftr buses in York are safe after the Unite trade union claimed that it was concerned by a number of... continue
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West Yorkshire PTE Metro has revealed that between April 2007 and June 2008, it received nearly 5,000 complaints about the behaviour of bus drivers.... continue
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Arriva Yorkshire is currently seeking car drivers who are willing to give up their car in return for free travel on its network. The operator is... continue
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Rail News
The Association of Train Operating Companies has devised an East Coast Main Line timetable which would provide sufficient capacity for National... continue
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East Midlands Trains’ plans to install ticket barriers at Sheffield train station has met with opposition, as regular users of the railway... continue
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Letters to the Editor
David Young, Head of Transport Integration and Deputy to Passenger Services Director, South Yorkshire PTE
I enjoyed Nelson’s column, which recognises that Barnsley and Rotherham deserve and indeed, need, better rail services to support economic... continue
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£11m improvement works at Bradway tunnel between Sheffield and Chesterfield have begun and are expected to last until mid December. Passengers... continue
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West Yorkshire PTE Metro’s school bus network, Mybus, has been cited as a model for primary, secondary and special educational needs school... continue
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Regular News
Platinum Trains, a new open access company, is planning to lodge an application to run services between London and Scotland on the East Coast Main... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
First, Leeds City Council and Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, this week took the wraps of a £3m upgrade to the city’s Scott Hall Road... continue
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Bus News
South Yorkshire PTE, Doncaster Council and First are to open two new park and ride sites along the A638 Quality Bus Corridor next week. The sites... continue
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South Yorkshire PTE’s free bus service in Sheffield’s city centre’s has carried over 10,000 passengers in a single week - the... continue
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South Yorkshire PTE has announced that the success of the city centre FreeBee bus service in Sheffield has been such that bigger vehicles have now... continue
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People
Warrington Borough Transport has promoted finance director John Bannister to the role of managing director. He succeeds Nigel Featham following his... continue
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Bus News
Arriva Yorkshire chose Yorkshire Day to launch a new fleet of 13 buses that represents and investment of £1.7m. The buses will operate between... continue
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Rail News
West Yorkshire PTA Metro is concerned by the implication that  First Group’s promotion of an alternative bus scheme led to Leeds Supertram... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By Robert Jack
National Express Group said that passengers on East Coast intercity services would notice an instant improvement after it took over from GNER last... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
STAGECOACH NORTH WEST managing director Chris Bowles  has revealed that the operator has been left with a bill of £75,000 this month in... continue
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