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Public Transport 2.0 - the future of travel

Public Transport 2.0 – the future of travel

Public Transport 2.0 – the future of travel This publication focuses on how public transport is evolving to meet our mobility needs, harnessing new technologies and commercial models. We hope you find it an interesting read and we welcome all feedback. Click on the image above to view the supplement. If you are viewing the...
Out now: Issue 225 of Passenger Transport

Out now: Issue 225 of Passenger Transport

Issue 225 of Passenger Transport is published on January 24. Contents include:     LEAD STORY DfT could terminate ‘unsustainable’ SWR Transport secretary Grant Shapps says Department for Transport will now consider options, which include calling upon the Operator of Last Resort   NEWS: Stagecoach blasts DfT for franchising crisis Transport group claims rail franchising...
Data & Insights Manager (P/T) - TransPennine Express

Data & Insights Manager (P/T) – TransPennine Express

  Data & Insights Manager £Competitive We love the North. It’s a vibrant, thriving place where there’s more happening than ever before. With over £500m of investment being delivered, including 44 new intercity trains, we’re all set to take the North further, expanding links and the economy. There’s just one thing missing – you! As...
Commercial Analyst - TransPennine Express

Commercial Analyst – TransPennine Express

  Commercial Analyst £Competitive We love the North. It’s a vibrant, thriving place where there’s more happening than ever before. With over £500m of investment being delivered, including 44 new intercity trains, we’re all set to take the North further, expanding links and the economy. There’s just one thing missing – you! As our Commercial...
Revenue Development Manager - TransPennine Express

Revenue Development Manager – TransPennine Express

  Revenue Development Manager £Competitive We love the North. It’s a vibrant, thriving place where there’s more happening than ever before. With over £500m of investment being delivered, including 44 new intercity trains, we’re all set to take the North further, expanding links and the economy. There’s just one thing missing – you! This is...
DfT could terminate ‘unsustainable’ SWR

DfT could terminate ‘unsustainable’ SWR

Transport secretary Grant Shapps says Department for Transport will now consider options, which include calling upon the Operator of Last Resort   First and MTR Corporation have operated SWR since August 201   The Department for Transport may decide to terminate the current South Western Railway franchise, replacing it with a short-term term management contract...
Metrobus users face ‘appalling disruption’

Metrobus users face ‘appalling disruption’

Bristol bus boss warns that flagship service risks being ‘entirely discredited’ if services are bogged down in ‘areas of increasingly chronic congestion’   The northern section of the m1 route   It is marketed as “a modern public transport system for the greater Bristol area”, but users of the flagship Metrobus network are facing “appalling...
Stagecoach blasts DfT for franchising crisis

Stagecoach blasts DfT for franchising crisis

Transport group claims rail franchising regime is in crisis as High Court trial gets under way probing government’s decision to disqualify group from bids   Virgin and SNCF have joined Stagecoach in its action   Lawyers for Stagecoach blasted the Railway Pensions Scheme as a “basket case” and claimed rail franchising was in crisis in...
Six tests for PM’s London-style vision

Six tests for PM’s London-style vision

  The Prime Minister wants other UK cities to enjoy the kind of integrated transport system that London has. Can he deliver it?   New Merseyrail trains and bus reform could give Liverpool city region a single, modern and fully integrated network   Boris Johnson wants transport in the rest of the UK’s metro areas...
Minister: buses will see  ‘transformational year’

Minister: buses will see ‘transformational year’

Ahead of next month’s UK Bus Summit in London, buses minister Baroness Vere says that ‘fantastic opportunities’ have been created to grow bus use   Baroness Vere: ‘2020 will prove to be an exciting year for buses’   2020 will be “a transformational year for the bus network”, says buses minister Baroness Vere. In the...
UK Bus Summit Review 2020

UK Bus Summit Review 2020

UK Bus Summit Review 2020, a publication devoted to the UK’s main mode of public transport. This publication has been produced by Passenger Transport, in association with Transport Times Events, to co-incide with the sixth annual UK Bus Summit. This event will be held in London at the QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, on February 6...
Stakeholders blast Berkeley’s HS2 report

Stakeholders blast Berkeley’s HS2 report

Critics claim peer shows ‘disgraceful ignorance’ of project Lord Berkeley has published an alternative to the Oakervee review into HS2 Lord Berkeley has published a new report into the troubled HS2 high speed rail project that suggests it is “the wrong and expensive solution” to improving connectivity in the Midlands and North of England. In...