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New Transit
Rail News
Clackmannanshire passengers have been taking advantage of the new direct morning and evening rail services between Alloa and Edinburgh – with... continue
New Transit
Light Rail News
Transport bosses will mark the end of an era this weekend, as the heavy rail line through Oldham closes for conversion to Metrolink. The new... continue
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Rail News
Andrew Garnett
Network Rail is promising more benefits for passengers as it continues with plans to invest high-tech track renewals technology. Disruption will be... continue
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Rail News
Andrew Garnett
Train operators yesterday called on all political parties to ensure that investment in the railways continues beyond the next election, arguing that... continue
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New Transit
Letters
Cat Hobbs, Public Transport Campaigner, Campaign for Better Transport, London N1
THE rail industry world and the politicians are very excited about Lord Adonis’s announcements on high speed rail and electrification. But the... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Malcolm Buchanan
While government ministers and opposition spokespersons vie with each other in promising new high speed rail lines, apparently forgetting the failure... continue
New Transit
Cover Story Detail
Sure bets or big gambles? We’ve selected 10 public transport projects, in the bus, rail and light rail sectors, and have assessed their... continue
New Transit
Cover Story
James Dark
The government is placing its bets on public transport. In the midst of the worst economic crisis for a generation, ministers appear to have decided... continue
New Transit
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
New Transit
Viewpoint
Peter Koning
It is hard to believe that it is less than a decade since the dark days of Hatfield and the demise of Railtrack. Since then, there has been a... continue
New Transit
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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Cover Story Detail
In the UK, cities are playing catch up with continental rivals in introducing tram systems. Nowhere is this more apparent than in comparison with... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Award-winning Western Greyhound, Cornwall’s largest independent operator, has won a significant number of additional Cornish trunk routes in a... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Transport secretary Lord Adonis has approved plans for the £695m upgrade of London's Victoria tube station. The move follows a three-month... continue
New Transit
Light Rail News
Extensions to Nottingham's light rail system have moved a step closer thanks to £530m of government funding transport minister Sadiq Khan... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Stagecoach today confirmed details of a £71m investment in new vehicles for use by its UK bus division. The group announced earlier this year... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Andrew Garnett
This week has seen the first of the new fleet of trains for use on the Victoria Line enter full passenger service, albeit on a limited basis. The new... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Lord Adonis
I have never seen transport as merely being about the quickest route between two points on a map. In my view, you can tell as much about the values... continue
New Transit
Bus News
The major survivor of the UK's bus-building industry is calling on the government to introduce a "bus scrappage" scheme to kick-start... continue
Transit
Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
Richard Branson, chairman of the Virgin Group, has urged a rehaul of the rail franchising system. Calling for 20 year franchises, ownership of... continue
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