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Viewpoint
Kerry Bangle
There’s no doubt that access to airports is an emotive topic, provoking myriad opinions, many of which are in conflict. If you’re... continue
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Interview
When FirstGroup announced that Andrew Haines had left his job as head of its rail division last December it was a genuine shock. But the sense of... continue
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Projects
The Department for Transport has announced that it is to replace previously announced plans for a tram-train trial on the Penistone line in South... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Regulation Airlines, bus and coach operators can alter frequencies to suit demand, enabling them to maximise loadings and reduce costs during... continue
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Feature
The day after National Express Group announced its intention to hand back the keys to its East Coast franchise, transport secretary Lord Adonis was... continue
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Cover Story
James Dark
The government is placing its bets on public transport. In the midst of the worst economic crisis for a generation, ministers appear to have decided... continue
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Letters
Great piece (Another fine mess, Issue 2) and the cover will go down in legend, look out Private Eye. But no, no, no, deregulation should not be in... continue
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Environment
Transport minister Sadiq Khan has played down suggestions contained within a Department for Transport impact assessment that suggested that... continue
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Rail News
Transport secretary Lord Adonis has approved plans for the £695m upgrade of London's Victoria tube station. The move follows a three-month... continue
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Light Rail News
Extensions to Nottingham's light rail system have moved a step closer thanks to £530m of government funding transport minister Sadiq Khan... continue
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Bus News
Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority has lodged a bid for just over £3m from the Department for Transport’s Kickstart fund -... continue
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Light Rail News
Andrew Garnett
A government decision to financially support plans to run Midland Metro trams through Birmingham and Wolverhampton city centres, was yesterday... continue
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Letters
Just a note to say I thought the first issue of New Transit was superb, full of good interviews and news analysis. Well done! Andrew Adonis,... continue
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Ben Colson
Ben Colson
I have been told that the ministerial team at transport now changes more often than at any other department of state. Whether or not that’s... continue
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Environment
The government has announced plans for a new £30m scheme that will subsidise the purchase of around 700 low carbon buses. Bus operators and... continue
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Business Lead Story
Rik Thomas
In late June transport secretary Lord Adonis announced that £5m of funding was to be provided to 10 rail terminals to enable them to upgrade... continue
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Market
The elderly and young people under the age of 25 remain key markets for the bus industry according to survey data investigating public attitudes to... continue
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Market Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Bus and light rail journeys across the UK?fell during the first three months of 2009, with a noticeable slide in the English shire counties, Scotland... continue
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Cover Story Detail
There have been plenty of fine messes in UK public transport over the past 25 years. We have selected the 10 biggest for you. They are listed in... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Internal Department for Transport figures obtained by New Transit show that capital spending on transport is expected to be cut by around a third in... continue
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