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Bus News Lead Story
London bus users now have an alternative to topping up their Oyster card or having the right change with the introduction of MasterCard PayPass... continue
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Bus News
Trains, metros, buses and trams are more than a transport mode. They provide a very significant social environment too. The quality of the experience... continue
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Technology News
The UK’s National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed a biometric ‘gait recognition’ tool for use in situations of high... continue
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Technology News
Australian transit agency Transport for New South Wales has had to take emergency action to minimise the risk of fare evasion following the success... continue
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Products & Services
San Franciso’s Muni plans to install a network of high-tech behavioural recognition surveillance cameras on its subway. They will be used to... continue
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Business
The current UK rail reform programme has led to a real change in perspective at Network Rail, which looks increasingly set to develop from simply a... continue
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Bus News
A car crash scam involving a bus driver and an organised gang was exposed thanks to footage captured on a CCTV system fitted to an Arriva bus. ... continue
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Feature Detail
Data services outside the traditional handset and dongle are often termed M2M (Machine-to-Machine) by carriers; it’s a market that has been... continue
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Technology News
Supplier 21st Century has been awarded preferred bidder status by FirstGroup to supply and maintain CCTV on board its bus services. The contract runs... continue
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Products & Services
Automatic ticket gates are being installed at five Glasgow stations in a bid to combat fare evasion and anti-social behaviour. ScotRail estimate that... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
An independent report commissioned by Network Rail has cleared former chief executive Iain Coucher of allegations claiming he had taken illicit... continue
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Products & Services
21st Century has been awarded two contracts, totalling £7.2m, by Keolis Sverige AB to supply CCTV systems, related maintenance and depot... continue
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Technology News
Bus operator Arriva has reported how its on-board CCTV system proved that two accident claims made by motorists were fraudulent. Thanks to the... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
Women are the ‘great unseen’ in transport decision- making. Yet they make up the majority of bus users in Britain, and account for 46% of... continue
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Interview Detail
Passengers on the capital’s transport network are among the safest in Europe, said London Mayor Boris Johnson last month as he announced that... continue
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Interview Detail
In preparation for the Olympics, BTP has recruited two Malinois (Belgian Shepherd dogs) to its Explosives Search Dog (ESD) section. Their arrival... continue
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Interview
Lesley Brown
A unique policing environment, the transport system has a unique set of needs. To meet them, an independent body, British Transport Police (BTP),... continue
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End of the line
We’ve all had trying days at the office so spare a thought for Steven Slater, a flight attendant at US airline JetBlue. After a flight from... continue
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Rail News
Scottish traffic commissioner Joan Aitken has hit out at “gossip-mongers and those who expect me to act on their chit-chat” for... continue
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Light Rail News
Safety Serco, the operator of the Docklands Light Railway, has been fined £450,000 and ordered to pay £43,773 costs by the Office of Rail... continue
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