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March has seen a steady stream of voter-friendly funding announcements for public transport projects ahead of the coming general election. The... continue
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Bus News
Greater regulation of the bus market is needed in order to deliver the best services for passengers, South Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority... continue
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People
Train operator East Coast, the publicly-owned company that took over London to Scotland rail services on the East Coast Main Line last November,... continue
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Business
The country’s second Statutory Quality Partnership Scheme to deliver better bus services was signed at Barnsley Town Hall in February. The SQPS... continue
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Projects
Network Rail has announced plans for a £530m investment package to transform rail travel in the north of England. The Northern Hub study has... continue
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Rail News
A £530m investment package to transform rail travel in the north of England through better stations and quicker, more frequent services was... continue
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Rail News
Serco and Abellio, the joint owners of train operator Northern Rail, today (Monday) announced the appointment of Ian Bevan as interim managing... continue
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Bus News
A groundbreaking new agreement is being signed in Barnsley today which will result in improvements to the quality of the town’s bus... continue
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Bus News
Durham County Council is set to become the first local authority in the country to introduce Optare’s Solo EV battery-powered bus into service... continue
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Rail News
Transport secretary Lord Adonis has announced the start of work on the UK’s first Cyclepoint at Leeds station. The Cyclepoint, scheduled to... continue
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People
Grand Central has announced the appointment of Paul Salveson as its new external relations manager. He joined the open access operator, after four... continue
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End of the line
The British are, of course, known for their love of a good cuppa and it would seem that Grand Central managing director Tom Clift liked the packet of... continue
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Letters
Tim Stevens, Deeping St. James, Peterborough
It’s not surprising that Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, is planning to implement bus Quality Contracts in its area. People want a bus network... continue
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Interview Detail
Directly Operated Railways’s East Coast company will pay £333m less in premiums to the government than NXEC would have done. The... continue
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End of the line
Catering Good news for those in First Class on state-owned train operator East Coast - fresh milk is back on the menu! Over the last year we heard... continue
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Feature Detail
South Yorkshire PTE has drawn up what it describes as a vision for Doncaster’s bus network with an expanded bus fleet featuring new vehicles,... continue
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Feature
Andrew Garnett
Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, has gone public with plans for a Quality Contract. Could it finally succeed in bringing buses under local... continue
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Rail News
Politicians and business leaders are urging the government to electrify the Midland Main Line, to boost the economy,... continue
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Feature Detail
WINNER Ted Ingle, East Midlands Trains East Midlands Trains employee Ted Ingle was named as the Stagecoach Group Green Champion in May 2009, after... continue
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People
Open access train operator Grand Central has appointed Charles Belcher to the company board. Latterly managing director of Virgin West Coast, where... continue
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