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Editorial Comment
Robert Jack
In this issue of New Transit we have chosen to examine the level of foreign ownership of UK public transport operations, and conversely, the UK... continue
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Bus News
Unite members working for First South Yorkshire will take part in two 24 hour strikes in a row over annual pay rises starting tomorrow and continuing... continue
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End of the line
Cold War Plans to reduce Britain’s Trident nuclear submarine fleet where understandably met with dismay in Plymouth. However, it seems the... continue
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Cover Story
Robert Jack
Globalisation is a key feature of our time. Borders are being broken down as commerce takes advantage of the liberalisation of markets, and public... continue
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Ben Colson
Ben Colson
It happened before my eyes one bright autumnal morning in London about 10 years ago. I had read about it, colleagues had told me about it, but I... continue
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Interview
James Dark
To a large extent, the performance of major companies reflects the character of their chief executives. This is particularly true in public transport... continue
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Cover Story Detail
After years of procrastination, passenger transport operations in Europe and elsewhere have been steadily opening up to competition, giving UK... continue
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Reflections
The impression that First’s latest trading statement is designed to put over is that conditions are difficult, but the group is standing up to... continue
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Reflections
The Spanish have given up and the Scots have moved in. October saw Spain’s Cosmen family and its CVC Partners consortium drop its £765m... 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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Bus News
Andrew Garnett
Members of the Unite trade union at bus operator First Essex are to stage a 24 hour strike in a row over pay next Monday. The union says that... continue
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Bus News
Office and engineering staff from bus operator First Aberdeen have moved in to the new custom-built depot building in King Street, marking the... continue
Categories: Bus, Investment, First, Scotland
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Rail News
The past month has seen Britain's train service maintain its record high levels of punctuality with the release of the latest performance results... continue
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Bus News
Trade union Unite says that 2,500 members at FirstGroup are set to strike in a dispute over an imposed 0% pay deal. Unite leaders say the strikes are... continue
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Bus News
Andrew Garnett
Stagecoach has announced an expansion of its Megabus and Megatrain budget travel brands today. The move sees the introduction of a new cross-country... continue
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Rail News
Clackmannanshire passengers have been taking advantage of the new direct morning and evening rail services between Alloa and Edinburgh – with... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
First's US-based Greyhound long distance coach division expects to report a 20% fall in revenue for the summer period according to an Interim... continue
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Bus News
Andrew Garnett
Britain's top six bus drivers have been named in a new competition involving passengers, employers and professionals. The UK Bus Awards has teamed... continue
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Business
when the Cosmen family sold their Alsa express coach operation in Spain to National Express in 2005 they handed over control of a company that had... continue
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Cover Story
James Dark
As a proportion of the passenger transport sector, aviation is relatively small. Of the 7.7 billion journeys made by passenger transport in the UK in... continue
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