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Editorial Comment
Robert Jack
Being positive about the future is a fundamental belief of New Transit. Public transport has a vital and growing role to play in a modern,... continue
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People
Richard Brown (pictured), chief executive of cross-Channel train operator Eurostar since 2002, is to become non-executive chairman of Eurostar,... continue
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Letters
Lord Adonis is quoted as saying “I would like to see short-haul aviation - not just domestic aviation, but short-haul aviation - progressively... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
Meera Rambissoon
Network Rail has concluded that a new 200mph high-speed line to the Midlands, the North West and Scotland, halving travel time to Scotland to just... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Guillaume Pepy, chief executive of French state railway SNCF, presides over the largest high speed rail network in Europe. France has 1,872... continue
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Rail News
The Office of Rail Regulation has today launched a consultation on its approach to the regulation of High Speed 1, the rail line between London St.... continue
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Rail News
A new report commissioned by Metro and South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive has said that a high-speed rail link via Yorkshire could provide... continue
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Rail News
Southeastern today announced the expansion of high speed preview services to Ramsgate, Canterbury West, Dover Priory, Folkestone Central and West... continue
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Rail News
Eurostar, has scrapped its £5 booking fee for all ticket reservations made through its UK-based call centre, and has introduced a charge of... continue
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Rail News
Europe's largest high-speed rail operator has predicted that domestic air travel in the UK will lose millions of passengers to a 250mph train service... continue
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Rail News
Southeastern has completed the first month of running high speed ‘preview’ services from St Pancras International to Ebbsfleet and... continue
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Letters
Roger Davies, Kendal
Mention financial crisis, climate change, congestion and it isn’t long before building high speed railways pops up. We have one already which,... continue
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Rail News
Eurostar, the cross-Channel train operator, said yesterday that ticket sales to business customers had fallen by 20% in the first six months of the... continue
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Rail News
Adonis will not accept sacrifice of £8bn high-speed rail line amid pressure on public finances. Lord Adonis, the Secretary of State for... continue
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Rail News
Eurostar, the international train operator, has reported a 22% rise in travellers between London and Amsterdam via Brussels. The growth in rail... continue
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Rail News
Train operator Southeastern's new high speed service linking Kent with St Pancras International station in central London has been such a success... continue
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Media Monitor
A high-speed rail network in Britain would mean the end of domestic flights and short flights to Europe, according to Lord Adonis, the new Transport... continue
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Reflections
In the midst of a recession passenger transport operators are wise to be aware that their pricing policy has to be sensitive to consumers’... continue
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Editorial Comment Briefs
Southeastern will start running a high speed ‘preview’ service of its new 140mph bullet trains on the June 29. The service will run on... continue
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Media Monitor
TRANSPORT minister Stewart Stevenson has unveiled a new team charged with developing the business case for extending high-speed rail links between... continue
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