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Light Rail News
The Scottish Government is installing senior officials from Transport Scotland to oversee the final delivery of the Edinburgh trams project. The move... continue
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Light Rail News
Paris-based transport group RATP increased turnover by 10% in the first half of 2011 to 2.58bn Euros, as it continued its international growth. This... continue
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Light Rail News
The Scottish government has informed the City of Edinburgh Council that it will withhold £72m of funding for the Edinburgh trams project, in... continue
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Rail News
Paul Priestman
Sometimes, it’s not the individual elements in the transport system that require a new way of thinking, but the links between them. Over the... continue
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Technology News
Deniz Huseyin
Nexus has launched an interactive teaching pack to warn children across Tyne & Wear about the dangers of trespassing onto rail lines. Nexus, which... continue
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Cover Story
Peter Stonham
The concept of vehicles drawing their energy supply from electric power as they move is not new. Trains, trams and trolley buses have done it for... continue
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Cover Story
Larry Fabian
The first true public transport, and well before the buses, came the railways- short stretches of steam powered ‘iron horses’. They... continue
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Light Rail News Lead Story
Blackpool, home of the oldest running tram system in the UK dating back to 1885, has long been famous for its heritage, including double deck, open... continue
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Business
In March, the merger of French groups Transdev and Veolia brought another new player from Continental Europe onto the UK transport scene.... continue
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Light Rail News
Consultancy Turner and Townsend has been appointed to manage the Edinburgh tram project, taking over from the council’s in-house firm,... continue
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Cover Story
Peter Stonham
The International Union of Public Transport has just produced a position paper challenging it 3,000-plus member authorities in 92 countries, to... continue
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People
Stagecoach Group chief executive Brian Souter has received a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday honours list. He becomes Sir Brian Souter for... continue
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Products & Services
A public consultation on proposals for a new tramline, which will provide passengers with a second city centre Metrolink crossing has been launched... continue
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Products & Services
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is inviting expressions of interest from consultants for a four-year framework with an estimated value of... continue
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Products & Services
The Tyne and Wear PTE Nexus is to commission consultants to help develop a long-term strategy for either expanding the Metro’s coverage or... continue
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Products & Services
Transport consultant Steer Davies Gleave is working with the West of England Partnership office — comprising Bath & North East... continue
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Technology News
People moving to Greater Manchester can find out the journey time between new workplaces and homes by checking an online interactive map.... continue
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Light Rail News Lead Story
Richard Jeffrey, chief executive of Edinburgh’s tram project, has resigned after two years in the post. He had taken over at Transport... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Ralph Adam
Smart cards have been very popular with retailers, service-providers and users: the range of applications is constantly increasing and expanding for... continue
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Projects
Network Rail has revealed how Manchester Victoria station could look in less than five years time. A brand new, state of the art roof will flood the... continue
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