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Feature
Andrew Garnett
Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, has gone public with plans for a Quality Contract. Could it finally succeed in bringing buses under local... continue
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Cover Story Detail
New payment technology could have a major influence on where power lies in public transport. Technology firms believe that the m-ticketing, near... continue
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In brief
Transport minister Sadiq Khan has announced further reform of the Bus Service Operators Grant with more radical changes to be introduced. From April... continue
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In brief
Figures from the Association of Train Operating Companies have revealed a surge in demand for advance rail fares in the run-up to the Christmas... continue
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In brief
The Department for Transport has announced a £20m fund to promote smart ticketing in the nine biggest urban areas outside London. The funding... continue
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Rail News
London Councils has reacted angrily to plans by the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) to increase the cost of transporting Freedom Pass... continue
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Cover Story
James Dark
There is no doubt that transport is a major ‘problem child’ in the government’s strategy to counter climate change. It is the only... continue
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Light Rail News Lead Story
Nexus, the Tyne & Wear PTE, has announced that tickets on the Metro light rail system are to be frozen in 2010, including singles, returns,... continue
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Viewpoint
Philip Higgs, Associate Director, TAS
About 10 years ago, Blackpool realised that its tramway was falling apart, quite literally. The track was knackered, the electrical infrastructure... continue
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Viewpoint
Rupert Fausset, Principal Sustainability Advisor, Forum for the Future
We have had the pleasure of powered transport for nearly 200 years now, and of those only the last 60 years have been dominated by explosive growth... continue
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Products & Services
Stagecoach Merseyside has become the first UK bus operator to accept contactless debit and credit card payments on its network following the launch... continue
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Products & Services
Andrew Garnett
Transport group Arriva has launched what is the first nationwide roll-out of mobile ticketing technology in the UK as part of a new partnership with... continue
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Rail News
Passenger Focus, the independent passenger watchdog has highlighted that whilst commuters will welcome a slight reduction in most season ticket... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
Rail fares will rise by an average of 1.1% in January, well below the expected rate of inflation next year and the lowest increase since... continue
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Bus News
Arriva has become the first UK transport group to introduce mobile phone ticketing for all its regional bus services outside London. Customers... continue
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Rail News
Fare levels for next year are due to be announced later today, with union sources believing some fares will increase by more than 10 per cent,... continue
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Bus News
The Department for Transport has announced a consultation into planned changes to the funding mechanism of free concessionary bus travel. The DfT... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach Merseyside will this week launch contactless payment equipment on all 200 of its buses in the region as part of a wider move to equip... continue
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End of the line
Enforcement Fare evasion is a tricky conundrum, but bus inspectors in Latvia are being investigated by police after it was revealed they have been... continue
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Products & Services
Travel management specialist Evolvi has unveiled the UK's first time-based policy covering rail travel as part of the latest enhancement to its... continue
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