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Rail News
Discounted tickets are fuelling first class rail travel in Britain. Just over 11 million first class trips were made in 2012, up from 6.7 million in... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
Network Rail studies into future long-distance rail demand in Britain are forecasting significant growth based on national economic and social trends... continue
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Rail News
The UK government has made a priority of putting back the East Coast rail franchise into the private sector in 2015, and has also revealed plans to... continue
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Technology News
The quest for seamless multimodal travel has been set out again in the UK Department for Transport’s new ‘door-to-door’ transport... continue
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Technology News
The UK’s major rail companies are set to be included in a new “GDS for rail” being developed by technology giant Amadeus this... continue
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Viewpoint
Jonathon Tyler
While waiting for a train I often inspect the promotional material and timetables on display at a station. It’s a simple check on what the... continue
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Feature
Daniel Wright
T he UK led the way in franchising of passenger train operations, but its experience has hardly become the ‘How To’ guide for the rest of... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
The UK rail industry is creating a new capability to accelerate and champion innovation and support it in capitalising on the latest thinking. It... continue
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Cover Story Detail
David Crawford
The release of both scheduled and real-time travel information by the UK rail industry as open data is raising the quality of service advice to... continue
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Business
An unexpected rise in the UK Retail Price Index (RPI) measure of inflation for July means that passengers face average rises of 6.2% on regulated... continue
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Business
The specification has emerged for the new longer franchises at Great Western (currently operated by First) and East Coast (currently operated by... continue
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Rail News
Closer working between British train operators and infrastructure provider Network Rail is delivering new projects that benefit train operations and... continue
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Environment Lead Story
The future of public transport in Britain will be more electric, the UK government has decided, as it begins the process of catching up with mainland... continue
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Reflections
Movement towards a new competitive model for European railways continues to proceed at a sedate pace, but inexorably steps are being made. In some... continue
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Cover Story Detail
James Dark
A project involving the Association of Train Operating Companies has begun to consider building on the UK’s Rail Settlement Plan philosophy to... continue
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Viewpoint
Mark Cartwright
The insurance industry isn’t often looked upon as a paragon of retail virtue, so you might think it a bit odd if I suggest that those in the... continue
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Technology News
Fujitsu has signed a collaboration agreement with Höft & Wessel, the IT and engineering group heavily involved in transport ticketing... continue
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People
The Stagecoach Group has appointed Tim Shoveller (pictured) as new managing director of South West Trains. He will take over from Andy Pitt, who is... continue
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Rail News
The white collar TSSA union has claimed that a hit list of 675 station ticket offices earmarked for closure has been drawn up  as a result of... continue
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Cover Story
James Dark
The announcement of plans for new international services has coincided with a series of private  schemes for new open access domestic routes... continue
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