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Light Rail News Lead Story
James Dark
National Express Group has highlighted that the government’s decision to scrap concessionary travel programmes for coach passengers in November... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
­T­­he concept of ‘localism’ is one that’s set to have an increasing impact on the way transport is planned and... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
­I­­t’s easy to under-estimate how unfamiliar many people are with using public transport.  A lot of the population simply... continue
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Viewpoint
Dr. Paul Salveson
For a network with very few gradients, Ireland’s railways have been on a switchback these last few years, going from famine to feast and back... continue
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Viewpoint
Dr. Paul Salveson
It’s great to see people’s creativity in action at dozens of stations around Britain. Gardens, works of art, new community facilities,... continue
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Dr. Paul Salveson
The Big Society has become one of the cornerstones of the coalition government’s policies. It was at the heart of the Conservative... continue
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Rail News
Although the Department for Transport is expected to make a more detailed announcement next week, it has already provided a more detailed analysis of... continue
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Viewpoint
Dr. Paul Salveson
We are in a very different situation following the general election in May. The coalition government is organising a ‘bonfire of... continue
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Viewpoint
Doctor Paul salveson
Britain has a network of over 60 community rail partnerships, each bringing together train operators and Network Rail with local authorities and... continue
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End of the line
Sustainable Transport A nameless contributer to the recent BRTuk conference in Cardiff revealed that patrons of a number of Berlin brothels now... continue
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Rail News
Rail passengers on the Severn Beach line are now benefitting from more frequent trains, better timed services and transformed stations and transport... continue
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Rail News
The Cumbrian Coast Line between Carlisle and Barrow-in-Furness has been designated as a community rail service, transport minister Sadiq Khan... continue
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People
Jo Barnes, campaigner on community rail and environmental issues, has passed away after an 18-month battle with cancer at the age of 62. Barnes... continue
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In brief
The rail service on the North Staffordshire Line, between Crewe and Derby, has been designated as a community rail service. This allows for a more... continue
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Rail News
Community Rail partnerships  bring value for money, and can lead to additional rail use and passenger revenue, according to a study launched... continue
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Rail News
Community Rail status was  awarded to the line between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier stations by rail minister Tom Harris last week. The five... continue
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Rail News
Southeastern’s service between Strood and Paddock Wood on the Medway Valley Line and One Railway’s Bittern Line service between Norwich... continue
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Rail News
A £200,000 investment has been promised to various station improvements on Isle of Wight, by Stagecoach, as part of its commitments under the... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
The government has highlighted a switch to lighter rail vehicles such as European tram-trains as an initiative with potential to cut the costs of... continue
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Rail News
The Department for Transport has this week been blamed for the week-long closure of two community rail lines in the South West of England. Julia... continue
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