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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
Transport minister, Lord Andrew Adonis has asked for advice on extending high speed services into Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, the North East... continue
Categories: Government, Rail, All of UK
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Bus News
Irish transport minister, Noel Dempsey, has signalled a "fundamental review" of state-owned bus companies Dublin Bus and Bus... continue
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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon has announced today what the Department for Transport is calling "the single biggest investment in Intercity... continue
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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
Shadow transport secretary Theresa Villiers has called for "better co-operation between track and train" and for rail operators to have... continue
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Bus News
Meera Rambissoon
The UK's six Passenger Transport Authorities, have been re-named Integrated Transport Authorities in the first wave of reforms from the Local... continue
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Regular News
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon has written to his shadow counterpart, Theresa Villiers, asking her to make clear where the Tories’ proposed... continue
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Rail News
Transport minister, Lord Adonis has backed government proposals for a new international rail exchange for Heathrow airport costing £4.5bn,... continue
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Rail News
Four pre-qualified bidders have been sent an Invitation to tender for a £300m project to build 200 new train carriages on First Great Western,... continue
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Ben Colson
This time last year a few pundits were suggesting that an economic collapse was imminent, but for the majority they were just an eccentric minority.... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
Transport minister Geoff Hoon has announced that the government plans to increase the Bus Service Operator’s Grant to reflect the 2p duty... continue
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Rail News
The Competition Commission has recommended that the Department for Transport undertake far reaching reforms to its franchising system. In its... continue
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Bus News
Transport minister Geoff Hoon has announced that the government plans to increase the Bus Service Operator's Grant to reflect the 2p fuel duty... continue
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Bus News
PTEs last week welcomed the news that the Local Transport Act had received Royal Assent as an “historic opportunity for the city... continue
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Other Columnist
By Chris Cheek
Over the years since TAS started monitoring the development of rapid transit schemes, there have been several swings of the pendulum. In the very... continue
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News Extra
By James Dark
One of the country’s most senior railwaymen has made a public attack of unprecedented ferocity on the control the government and its regulators... continue
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Bus News
Transport minister Lord Adonis has launched a new Department for Transport consultation into biofuels that proposes adopting a more cautious approach... continue
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Bus News
The Department for Transport has agreed that buses without tachographs can operate through journeys of more than 50km provided the journey is split... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
The announcement of the question that voters will be asked in the forthcoming referendum into Greater Manchester’s Transport Innovation Fund... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
First Great Western and the Department for Transport are discussing ways to prevent rolling stock shortages again hitting FGW services in the West of... continue
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