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Bus News
Meera Rambissoon
Transport for London has today announced that six bus manufacturers have qualified to bid for the contract to design and build the new bus for... continue
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In brief
National Express’s Travel London business has secured new bus contracts in the capital that will increase its peak vehicle requirement by 31... continue
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Regular News
Transport for London has announced a six-month trial of an intelligent speed limiting device that will be initially installed on a single London... continue
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Business Monitor
STATISTICS published by Transport for London show that demand for travel continued to grow in the third quarter of 2008/09, albeit at a slower rate... continue
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In Passing
Transport for London last week announced that it had completed the installation of the state of the art iBus system on the capital’s bus fleet.... continue
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In brief
Transport for London has completed the installation of its iBus passenger information system on the capital’s 8,000 buses. The system uses a... continue
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Regular News
London’s transport commissioner, Peter Hendy, is to address a meeting of young bus and rail professionals in London next month. The meeting is... continue
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In Passing
Of course the highlight of Easter for many was the much anticipated Doctor Who special on television. The real star of the show was a flying Bristol... continue
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Bus News
Plans for a bus-based rapid transit network in west London have taken a step forward with the news that London mayor Boris Johnson expressed interest... continue
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Bus News
Transport for London today announced new contracts for six bus routes in the capital. All of the awards are on the basis of conventional... continue
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In brief
Transport for London is undertaking trials to improve bus priority at traffic light signals in the capital. Currently, the bus detectors are located... continue
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In brief
The smallest of Transport for London’s bus operating contractors has ceased operating its single London bus route. Ealing Community Transport... continue
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In brief
London transport commissioner Peter Hendy officially opened bus operator Metroline’s new garage in?Cricklewood earlier this month. The facility... continue
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Bus News
Bus garage performance league tables for London that have been obtained by Transit reveal that Go Ahead subsidiary London General secured the top... continue
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Business Monitor
Chris Cheek
London bus operator CentreWest saw a return to profitability in the period to March 29 2008 following losses recorded in 2007. The company operates... continue
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Business Comment
The figures are finally out. The cost of replacing bendy buses on three of London’s bus routes could cost Transport for London and, ultimately,... continue
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Regular Feature
Andrew Garnett
YES The case for regulating customer service standards in the transport sector was taken on by Sheena Pickersgill of Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE.... continue
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In brief
In the last edition of Transit, we reported that London Central’s operators’ licence was cut following a public inquiry.  It was... continue
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Bus News
London bus operator NCP Challenger has been forced to hire buses from rival operator Transdev due to delivery delays of new buses from bus builder... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
The cost of converting three London bus routes from bendy bus operation to conventional vehicles will cost up to £3m per year, Transport for... continue
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