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Rail News
The £7m project to refurbish Sunderland Station moves to a new phase from Monday, with the main entrance re-opening to passengers. From Monday... 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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Light Rail News
Docklands Light Railway has confirmed its platforms at Bank station have reopened. The station has been closed to upgrade it for three-car... continue
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Progress Report
Few, if any, public transport information projects have been more ambitious than the Transport Direct website. Its origins lie in John Presco... continue
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BRT Report
Dr Bob Tebb
Well, if this winter’s weather was anything to go by we’re certainly in for climate change – whether it be an ice age or a tropical... continue
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World Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
French investment firm Caisse des Dépôts and Veolia Environnement have finally reached what has been termed a ‘framework... continue
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People
Best young talent This prize has been created to reward a young player in the sustainable mobility sector who has proved themselves in the course of... continue
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People Lead Story
britain’s passenger transport sector has been given the opportunity to put its most talented managers forward for a prestigious Europe-wide... continue
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Market
The government looks set to beat its target of growing bus use over the 10-year period between 2000 and 2010 by 12%, but the latest figures from the... continue
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Light Rail News Lead Story
Rail passengers will be given a chance to have their say on proposals to introduce a new tram offering a regular service between Watford and St... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Go Ahead chief executive Keith Ludeman estimates that he spends 25% of his time dealing with the group’s major shareholders and analysts from... continue
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BRT Report
Andrew Garnett
BRTuk’s recent annual conference in Cardiff was another opportunity to review progress for the mode For some years now the annual conference of... continue
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World
Outside the Nice exhibition hall delegates could view the wireless operation of trams through the centre of the city. In 2004 CANCA, the... continue
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The Big Question
Professor George Hazel, Chairman, MRC McLean Hazel
The last 10 years has seen some progress. The image of public transport has improved due to better rolling stock for buses and trains, and the... continue
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The Big Question
Jim Steer, Director, Steer Davies Gleave
Untroubled by major organisational reforms, the decade revealed an unhealthy bias towards London, which was favoured with every investment on offer... continue
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Projects Lead Story
Nexus inks a deal that will allow it to retain ownership and unlock £300m in funding Nexus, the Tyne &?Wear PTE, has surprised the... continue
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In brief
The Department for Transport has announced a £20m fund to promote smart ticketing in the nine biggest urban areas outside London. The funding... continue
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In brief
Two consortia made up of some of Europe's leading transport providers have prequalified to be invited to submit tenders to build NET Phase Two and... continue
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In brief
French group Transdev has been axed from the Edinburgh tram project as part of a drive to cut costs on the troubled £500m project. Transdev was... continue
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