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Technology News
Southern has launched a pilot of its new smartcard, the key, at all stations on the line from Brighton to Seaford. Around 100 passengers,... continue
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Rail News
Deniz Huseyin
A track-side device that detects potential technical faults with trains has been installed by South West Trains at Mortlake near Richmond in... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Peter Stonham
For railway systems  there are a range of areas of activity to improve electric traction efficiency with both short, medium and long-term... continue
New Transit
Cover Story
Peter Stonham
Electric power has always been an important feature of attractive and efficient public transport. Metros and other urban railways could not operate... continue
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Viewpoint
Mark Cartwright
Readers of my previous columns in New Transit magazine will be aware that I have been developing a discussion about the different business models... continue
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Reflections
Just nine months ago French utility conglomerate Veolia was launching its major transport hookup with Transdev. Now it has announced that it is to... continue
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Reflections
France has long been regarded as among the most protectionist of European transport markets. But this month state transport giant SNCF will face its... continue
Categories: Rail, Other, Veolia, Europe
New Transit
Reflections
The received wisdom is that it takes around five years from setting up an office in a new country to achieve a sizeable operation through bidding for... continue
New Transit
Reflections
The commissioning of the first automatic trains on the Paris Metro’s oldest and most popular line at the beginning of November  was a... continue
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Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
There is a tendency for important new technologies to find initial adoption slowly, and then witness a relative explosion of general application.... continue
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People
Merseytravel director general Neil Scales is to leave his job as Chief Executive and Director General of Merseytravel after almost fifteen years with... continue
Categories: People, Rail
New Transit
Rail News
Deutsche Bahn’s plan to run to London from Frankfurt and Amsterdam will be delayed by at least two years as a result of manufacturer Siemens... continue
New Transit
Rail News Lead Story
The Association of Train Operating Companies has set out proposals for train operators to be given a bigger role in ordering and managing their... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Arriva has won the largest public transport tender to be let in Sweden to date. The 12-year contract awarded by regional transport authority... continue
New Transit
Technology News
Train operator East Coast has enhanced its real time information service for on-board Wi-Fi internet users. The new welcome page when logging on to... continue
New Transit
Rail News Lead Story
The Department for Transport’s Command Paper on reducing costs and reforming the structure of the rail industry has been delayed by new... continue
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Rail News
The Department for Transport is aiming to reduce rail industry bureaucracy by reviewing nearly 200 rail transport regulations. The regulations have... continue
New Transit
People
Elaine Holt is to join National Express in January as a rail bid director after failing to agree a new contract with the government’s Directly... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Deutsche Bahn-owned Arriva has acquired open access operator Grand Central which runs seven return train services per day on the East Coast Main Line... continue
Categories: Rail, Arriva
New Transit
Rail News
Virgin Rail Group (VRG) has agreed an eight-month extension to the current West Coast rail franchise with the Department for Transport. The contract... continue
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