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The Big Question
Stephen Joseph, Director, Campaign for Better Transport
Over the past 13 years we’ve seen good progress in London, but outside of London it has been a story of disappointment. In London, the 1999... continue
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Feature
David Leeder
For years politicians have exploited the fact that, for most of us, pensions policy – like American Football - manages to be both complex and... continue
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Projects Lead Story
Train travel at speeds of 225mph between London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds could become the norm if the government’s plans published... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
Procurement Plans for a new fleet of intercity express trains appear to be on the brink of collapse after transport secretary Lord Adonis announced... continue
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Light Rail News
Construction work on new Metrolink extensions in Tameside and South Manchester has been given the green light by the Department for... continue
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Bus News
Go North East has confirmed that it will push ahead with plans to invest in improvements to its services as well as expand its business. Signing off... continue
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Rail News
Plans for a new fleet of intercity express trains appear to be on the brink of collapse after transport secretary Lord Adonis announced the... continue
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Cover Story
The arrival of French transport groups, Keolis, Veolia and Transdev, in the UK over the past decade has brought with it its fair share of legendary... continue
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Editorial Comment
Robert Jack
At London’s Victoria Station this week I had the pleasure of meeting Russell Allen, the deputy station manager for Southern Railway. As he... continue
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Heroes & Villains - Hero
Investing in public transport is vital for local economies, but this is something that we have failed to recognise in the UK. If our city regions... continue
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Interview
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Environment Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
A wide-ranging report has called on the government to boost spending on public transport in the UK in order to mitigate the ever increasing economic... continue
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Cover Story Detail
French towns and cities are responsible for funding public transport from local taxes and fares revenue, with minimal state contribution. Funding for... continue
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Light Rail News
The economic and social benefits of extending the Midland Metro through the heart of the Black Country have been endorsed in a high level report by... continue
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Rail News
A £530m investment package to transform rail travel in the north of England through better stations and quicker, more frequent services was... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail has unveiled a £2.5m plan to upgrade Swansea's railway station in a move that it says will create  a bright, accessible,... continue
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Light Rail News Lead Story
The government has confirmed today it will award Tyne & Wear PTE Nexus around £580m to modernise and operate the Tyne & Wear Metro... continue
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Rail News
Plans by London Underground infrastructure firm Tube Lines for a series of weekend closures to the Northern Line over a 20 month period from March... continue
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Projects
Adrian Shooter has predicted that the government’s plan to offer franchises of up to 22 years in return for train operators making... continue
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Projects Lead Story
James Dark
Chiltern Railways is expecting its £250m Evergreen III upgrade to increase its share of the London-Birmingham rail market from 33% at present... continue
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