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People
Transport secretary Andrew Adonis has announced the appointment of Sir Brian Briscoe as the new chairman of HS2, the company established by the... continue
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Viewpoint
Steve Agg, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
As you read this article, we may be on the point of achieving something almost unheard of in political debate around Britain’s transport... continue
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Interview
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World Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
London’s St Pancras station could see new international destinations on its departure board with planned changes to safety requirements that... continue
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The Big Question
Jim Steer, Director, Greengauge 21
The French high speed rail network is a source of immense national pride. It reflects a willingness to embrace the strategic and a confidence in... continue
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Cover Story Detail
While the French urban transport market has been gradually opening to competition, the French regional rail market is entirely closed. Under French... continue
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Reflections
John Siraut, Director - Economics, Colin Buchanan
High speed rail has caught the imagination of politicians in both America and the UK. The US Federal government recently announced which schemes are... continue
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Viewpoint
John Segal
Should we really be building a high speed rail network at a time when we are seeking to discourage travel and move towards more sustainable... continue
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Rail News
Eurostar, the high-speed passenger train service that links the UK and mainland Europe, today announced its annual figures for the year ended 31... 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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The Big Question
Jim Steer, Director, Steer Davies Gleave
Untroubled by major organisational reforms, the decade revealed an unhealthy bias towards London, which was favoured with every investment on offer... 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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In brief
Gordon Brown has hailed the start of the UK’s first full domestic high speed rail services at St Pancras. The prime minister was speaking at St... continue
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The Big Question
Tim Green, Director, Road Users' Alliance
The key must lie in improving the design and capacity of our road network. If we are seeking substantial impact there are just two factors to... continue
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The Big Question
Jim Steer, Director, Greengauge 21
Most of the answer lies in changes in local travel. But a third of person-travel comes from journeys of over 50 miles. Here travel demand increases... continue
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Cover Story Detail
While all modes of public transport have an environmental advantage over car travel, the scale has been eroded in recent years, as emissions from new... continue
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World
The cat is out of the bag. SNCF, the French state rail operator, has tentatively announced plans to enter the German domestic rail market in 2011... continue
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Rail News
Eurostar has released new research findings on the eve of its fifteenth anniversary which reveal the impact that Eurostar has had on the UK’s... continue
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