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News Extra
By Meera Rambissoon
There were sighs of relief in Leeds last week when the Department for Transport gave Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, the green light to develop plans... continue
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News Extra
As a public transport planner who believes in quality public transport as an antidote to petrol driven obsession, Colin Braider is enthusiastic about... continue
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Regular News
Bus Rapid Transit should be promoted as a realistic and cheaper alternative to fixed track transport and to compete with the car, Arriva chief... continue
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Bus News
The potential for Bus Rapid Transit systems to occupy the gap between conventional bus services and light rail systems is explored in a special... continue
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Bus News
Dutch bus builder VDL Group has won an order from Istanbul for 50 of its pioneering ‘Phileas’ trambuses. The Phileas system aims to... continue
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Regular News
Transport Secretary Douglas Alexander welcomed the start of works of the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway this week and said: “Cambridgeshire will... continue
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Bus News
Friends and colleagues have paid tribute to Colin Eastman, who died suddenly last month. Eastman, who was 58, had a career which spanned both... continue
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Bus News
Transport for London’s plans for two bus rapid transit schemes in the Thames Gateway area are lacking in ambition, a report by the London... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News Lead Story
By Meera Rambissoon
Metro has urged the Department for Transport to honour its commitment to replace the cancelled Leeds Supertram scheme with a bus-based rapid transit... continue
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Bus News
The growing role for bus-based transit schemes will be considered at a Transit-sponsored conference next spring. The event, Bus as rapid transit:... continue
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Bus News
Plans have been unveiled for a new bus-based transit system in south Essex. The scheme, known as SERT (South Essex Rapid Transit), would link... continue
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Bus News
By Robert Jack
The promoters of the Kent Thameside’s new Fastrack bus rapid transit system claim that it is already having a massive impact on travel... continue
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Bus News
TRANSPORT FOR?London has been criticised by the Thames Gateway London Partnership for watering down proposals for two bus rapid transit schemes. At... continue
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Regular Feature
There are many towns and cities in the UK where it is accepted that light rail systems are not practicable, either on the grounds of cost or because... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News
The Welsh Consumer Council says that a new generation of bus-based rapid transit networks, including First’s ftr concept and the recently... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News
Patronage on the Fastrack guided bus network operated by Arriva between Dartford and Gravesend in Kent has surpassed expectations, councillors heard... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News Lead Story
plans to extend the Manchester Metrolink light rail system are among the public transport schemes that have been granted funding by government... continue
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Bus News
By Robin Bennett
THE GOVERNMENT has agreed to contribute £92.5m towards the £116.2m cost of the Cambridgeshire guided busway, which should pave the way... continue
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Business Comment
OFFICERS at Cambridgeshire County Council must have been feeling pretty jubilant this week, with the news that they had wrestled the bulk of the... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News Lead Story
WRIGHTBUS HAS won a £30m order to supply hybrid diesel-electric StreetCar articulated tram-buses to the United States. The Regional... continue
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