Latest news:
News category: South of England

386 results from all titles

Transit
Bus News
COUNCIL-OWNED bus operator Reading Buses has followed the lead of Stagecoach’s Oxford Tube service and is installing a wireless internet... continue
Transit
In Passing
Network Rail has taken the wraps off its new modular station concept that promises to reduce the cost of upkeep for the infrastructure operator and... continue
Transit
Bus News
Isle of Wight bus operator Southern Vectis has seen passenger numbers grow by 45%, in the last 18 months. This has, in turn, led to a 60% increase in... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Parking attendants in Southampton targeted 40 roads across the city in response to complaints about irresponsible parking in disabled person’s... continue
Parking Review
Technology
Rediweld’s latest speed ramp, the MiniSitecop, has been designed to reduce vehicle speeds to only 5-10 mph, but with a profile that minimises... continue
Transit
Rail News
Govia-owned train operator Southern has launched a poster campaign to celebrate its achievements over the past six years of its franchise, and to... continue
Transit
In Passing
Chris Burchill has been managing director of a train operating company for 18 months now, but despite all the stresses and strains that go with the... continue
Transit
People
Phil Stockley has left Go Ahead’s Go South Coast business, where he was latterly director of Solent Blue Line and Southern Vectis, to join... continue
Transit
Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
SOLENT BLUE Line, part of Go Ahead’s Go South Coast operation, has seen bus use on its network grow by nearly a million passengers since July... continue
Transit
Rail News
Stagecoach’s South West Trains operation has agreed to extend its outdoor advertising contract with Titan Outdoor for seven years, at a cost of... continue
Transit
Rail News
A £200,000 investment has been promised to various station improvements on Isle of Wight, by Stagecoach, as part of its commitments under the... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
The ‘Paycard’ vehicle-parking scheme operated by the States of Jersey has again been awarded to Langdale Systems following a competitive... continue
Parking Review
Hospitals
Salisbury District Hospital has had a new pay-on-foot system installed for its newly created visitors’ car park. The opening of the new car... continue
Parking Review
Developments
Patrick McDonnell
A new leisure development in Trowbridge, Wiltshire will provide decked parking for over 1,000 vehicles. The £90m Waterside scheme is to be... continue
Transit
People
Go Ahead has appointed Steve Hamilton as its new engineering director to oversee the maintenance operations of bus and coach fleets at Wilts &... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Portsmouth City Council Parking Services is holding a series of road show events explaining the authority’s parking policies to the public. ... continue
Transit
Letters to the Editor
All power to London Travelwatch in their campaign for an end to the ill-conceived ‘Greater Great Western’ franchise, (Transit June 29).... continue
Transit
Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
South West Trains’ plans to raise off-peak fares by up to 20% have been given the go-ahead by the Office of Rail Regulation. In its ruling,... continue
Transit
In Passing
Accident claims cost the transport industry a fortune, however one Go Ahead subsidiary could soon be a little poorer. Property tycoon Frank Mountain... continue
Transit
Business Monitor
PASSENGER?train operator New Southern Railway recorded increases in cash operating and pretax profits, but slightly lower margins during the 52 weeks... continue
< | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | >