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Business Monitor
In 2007, the passenger railways in Britain carried 1,213,000,000 (1.2 billion) passenger journeys generating 30,103,000,000 passenger miles (30... continue
Categories: Rail, Surveys, ATOC, All of UK
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Business Comment
According to popular wisdom, rail fares are variously going up more steeply than is justified, used to price passengers off the railway and are the... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
Train operators have asked the Department for Transport to cut red tape which has prevented them from introducing innovative new fares and from... continue
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Business Comment
ATOC’S current consultation on the reform of the rail industry’s Ticketing and Settlement agreement is bound to polarise opinion. On the... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
by James Dark
The rail industry has reached a significant landmark with annual punctuality hitting 90% for the first time since the industry started using the... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
Transport groups are understandably wary of making public statements telling the government what it should be doing. When they do come, they are... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
Network Rail has told the government that it will have to increase the number of new carriages it has promised train operators by 15-25%, and warned... continue
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Regular News
Rail continues to increase its environmental advantage, according to a report by the Association of Train Operating Companies. The report shows that... continue
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Rail News
ATOC’s  2007 National Cycle-Rail Awards held in London have awarded One, South West Trains and First Capital Connect. One has won the... continue
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Rail News
eurostar’s move from Waterloo to St Pancras station has opened up the way for integrated rail fares from 68 stations across Britain to Paris,... continue
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Regular News
“This is an exciting step forward.  Crossrail will provide many more through journeys and much more capacity for passengers. Coupled with... continue
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Rail News
Britain’s railway remains the fastest growing railway in Europe in terms of passengers and freight. Over the past decade, the railways in... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
The association of Train Operating Companies has announced that London’s train operators are close to agreeing a deal which will commit them to... continue
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Letters to the Editor
I love PlusBus tickets - how convenient to be able to step off a train and onto a bus, and not worry about fiddling for the correct change, or about... continue
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Rail News
In the last edition of Transit, John Nelson’s column on George Muir’s years at ATOC suggested that both Muir and Dick Fearn were not... continue
Categories: People, Rail, ATOC, Other, All of UK
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Letters to the Editor
I read with interest that the Association of Train Operating Companies will take a more vigorous role in pushing the interests of train operators... continue
Categories: Rail, ATOC, CPT, All of UK
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Rail News Lead Story
James Dark
The Association of Train Operating Companies will take a more vigorous role in pushing the interests of train operators, following a review of the... continue
Categories: Government, Rail, ATOC
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
The Association of Train Operating Companies warned this week that the government’s new rail strategy may not be adequate to cope with rising... continue
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Regular News
Members of Network Rail overwhelmingly rejected a motion put forward by train operators at the company’s AGM in Manchester last week. The... continue
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Other Columnist
By Andrew Garnett
As an agenda for developing the railway, there can be very little to complain about in the government's first five-year plan. As the Association of... continue
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