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In brief
Arriva North West has invested £1m in a fleet of 10 low-floor buses for its 13 services in Eccles, Salford, which are funded by Greater... continue
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Bus News
Cardiff Bus has announced that it has entered preliminary discussions with property developer PMG Estates that could see it move its depot to a new... continue
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Regular News
Transport for London has taken over the ownership and management of the Tramlink network in South London, from Tramtrack Croydon, who won the... continue
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Regular News
Greater Manchester PTE has ordered 28 trams from Bombardier and consortium partner Vossloh Kiepe, for its three new Metrolink line extensions. GMPTE... continue
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In brief
Alstom has been awarded a €15m contract to maintain 18 new Citadis trams for Dublin’s LUAS tram system, for five years. The trams are... continue
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Opinion
Light rail at last, seems to have found itself a spotlight on the passenger transport platform, not only within the industry but amongst the powers... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Robert Jack
Britain’s bus operators must significantly speed up the replacement of their fleets with new DDA-compliant pre-2000 vehicles before it is too... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
The pressure just keeps building up on the UK bus industry. Earlier this month, Transit reported the findings of the latest Bus Industry Monitor... continue
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Bus News
By Meera Rambissoon
Stagecoach and First Group have welcomed the government’s approval of £2.8bn from the Transport Innovation Fund for Greater Manchester... continue
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Rail News
By Andrew Garnett
THE DEPARTMENT for Transport has secured the future of Blackpool’s historic tramway with the confirmation by transport minister Tom Harris that... continue
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Bus News
FIRST HAS announced a £100m  order for 700 new buses for use at its UK bus business that is its largest ever. The new vehicles will begin... continue
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Regular News
Stagecoach is to freeze any further work on its proposals for a cross-Forth hovercraft from the end of this month. The Perth-based transport group... continue
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Rail News
A partnership between National Bank of Australia and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking has become the first major new entrant into the rolling stock leasing... continue
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In brief
National Express East Anglia has completed the £100k interior upgrade of its fleet of Class 156 two-carriage trains which form most of its... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail has threatened to take action which could freeze work on major enhancement projects such as the Thameslink programme, if the Office of... continue
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Rail News
by James Dark
ScotRail’s franchise has been extended until 2014 after First Group pledged to provide at least £70m for rail service improvements. The... continue
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In brief
In a move to boost capacity and modernise the fleet, Western Greyhound has upgraded its double-deck fleet and added a further five 10-year old Volvo... continue
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Bus News
Arriva Midlands has invested £3.2m in an 18-strong new low-floor bus fleet for a relaunch of its network of services in Tamworth, North... continue
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Bus News
First has formally signed a bumper new bus order with Ballymena-based manufacturer Wrightbus that is worth in excess of £125m over a multi year... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
STAGECOACH HAS launched a new premium bus service concept that will make extensive use of rail industry-style performance statistics and customer... continue
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