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In brief
The influential transport select committee has concluded that the Department for Transport suffers because transport ministers do not hold their... continue
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Rail News
Two former transport ministers have been caught up in the latest scandal to hit parliament. Both Stephen Byers and Geoff Hoon have been suspended... continue
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Editorial Comment
Robert Jack
It’s hard to recall a time when it was so difficult to predict the future direction of the public transport sector. There are so many things... continue
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Bus News
The government has announced new proposals that aim to make bus travel in England safer, more efficient and easier to use. The plans - which have... continue
Categories: Bus, Government, DfT/SRA, England
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Bus News
Transport minister Sadiq Khan has confirmed an £89m funding package that will allow construction of the long planned Luton to Dunstable guided... continue
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Light Rail News
Construction work on new Metrolink extensions in Tameside and South Manchester has been given the green light by the Department for... continue
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Rail News
Plans for a new fleet of intercity express trains appear to be on the brink of collapse after transport secretary Lord Adonis announced the... continue
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Cover Story
The arrival of French transport groups, Keolis, Veolia and Transdev, in the UK over the past decade has brought with it its fair share of legendary... continue
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Editorial Comment
Robert Jack
At London’s Victoria Station this week I had the pleasure of meeting Russell Allen, the deputy station manager for Southern Railway. As he... continue
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Environment Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
A wide-ranging report has called on the government to boost spending on public transport in the UK in order to mitigate the ever increasing economic... continue
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Bus News
Following a competitive tender process, the Olympic Delivery Authority today confirmed that Aberdeen-based First Group has been named as the... continue
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Editorial Comment
This is our last magazine of the decade, and it seems fitting to take a look back. Public transport has seen some huge changes over the past 30... 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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Articles
Why is he on the list? The MP for Wimbledon has been shadow minister for transport since December 2005. What kind of year has he had? Hammo... continue
Categories: Government
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Articles
Why is he on the list? Khan is minister of state for transport. His responsibilities include city and regional networks, including London and... continue
Categories: Government
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Articles
Why is she on the list? Villiers has been shadow secretary of state for transport for two and a half years. The former barrister and lecturer in law... continue
Categories: Government
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Articles
Why is he on the list? Adonis is responsible for the delivery of the government’s transport commitments. What kind of year has he had?... continue
Categories: Government
New Transit
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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Light Rail News
London Underground (LU) has said the works should cost £4.2bn. Tube Lines says it needs to spend £5.75bn. Mr Bolt is expected to allow... continue
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