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End of the line
Scurrilous website Popbitch recently reported a slight flaw in security at one London-based media giant recently. “Want to wander round The... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Stonham
Technology is driving the future of travel. The danger is that innovation and the radically new will arrive from an unexpected direction, and... continue
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Rail News
Train operator East Coast has launched a new business ticket offer in a bid to attract more corporate travellers onto rail between Scotland and... continue
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Letters
D. Scott Hellewell, Sandal, Wakefield
Rightly or wrongly the travelling public regard railways as providing a public service and expect walk up and travel fares to be available at... continue
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Progress Report
Andrew Hamer, Intalink’s project manager
I was interested to read the last edition of New Transit (February) in which the cover story questioned the levels of communication between local... continue
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Interview
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The Big Question
John Carr, Director, Elan Public Transport Consultancy
British passengers in France often admire near seamless integration. Ticketing (often smart) is highly flexible with little cash payment on vehicle.... continue
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Bus News
Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority has agreed its budget for the next financial year, and the cost of concessionary travel for... continue
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Rail News
London mayor Boris Johnson and senior representatives of the train companies serving Greater London have pledged to continue to work together to... continue
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Bus News
New smartcards designed to make bus travel easier and quicker have gone live on Transdev Yellow Buses. The Glo card was successfully trialled on the... continue
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Rail News
CrossCountry has announced today that it has sold over 76,000 print-at-home ‘e-tickets’ since the rail operator launched the online... continue
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Bus News
Hundreds of bus passengers at North Tyneside’s Cobalt Business Park have signed-up to the North East’s first fare free zone which allows... continue
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Bus operators peeved by the recent decision by the Office of Fair Trading to refer local bus services to the Competition Commission may want to take... continue
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Letters
Guy S Salt, Sanderstead, South Croydon
I have to agree with Steven Norris that London bus fares are cheaper at the point of use than most other bus networks in the UK.  However, for... continue
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Letters
Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Passenger Focus
Passengers who have booked and paid for a train service should get just that – not a bus! Passenger Focus fully agrees with the sentiments... continue
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Politics Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
The success of London’s bus network in recent years is well known. Under former mayor Ken Livingstone, between 2000 and 2008 passenger... continue
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Cover Story Detail
While Whitehall has often appeared reactive in its transport policy, the Scottish and Welsh governments and Transport for London have taken a more... continue
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The Big Question
Peter Warman, Transport Consultant
The UK’s public transport routes and service frequencies have changed very little. The revolution of the past decade is in ticketing systems... 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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Progress Report
Robert Jack
Some progress but Europe-wide booking system is shelved The ‘Railteam’ alliance was formed in July 2007 to make train journeys across... continue
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