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Sensors in train carriages will guide you to spare seat [Subscription]

Sensors are being installed above train seats for the first time to detect which are being used by passengers and prevent carriages being left half empty.

Franchise model needs to be reviewed says Grayling

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said that the franchise model on Britainís railways needs to be re-examined in order to avoid a repeat of the failures seen across the transport infrastructure in the last few months

New high capacity hybrid bus hits London roads

The BCI Enterprise 2HD, powered by Vantage Power tech and delivered to Go-Ahead London by Ensignbus, can carry up to 130 passengers

Deliver NPR by 2032 and invest £100bn in northern transport by 2050, MPs demand

A cross-party group of MPs have written to the chancellor calling for £100bn of investment to transform the north of Englandís transport by 2050. The letter welcomed the Treasuryís ďongoing commitment to deal with this issue by reversing decades of underinvestment,Ē...

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  • Chris Grayling: The many failings on his watch as Transport SecretaryTHE Northern Rail timetable fiasco is one of several controversies to play out on Chris Grayling‚Äôs watch as Transport Secretary. Earlier this week, the Prime Minister was urged to step in personally to end rail ‚Äúchaos‚ÄĚ in the North after it was estimated a summer of disruption has cost businesses more than ¬£1 million a day at its height.

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  • 125 Group purchases Mk3 coachThe 125 Group has announced that they have purchased an additional Mk3 Coach. The coach is Restaurant First Modular 10202.

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  • Edinburgh-Glasgow route goes all-electric for first timeTHE ScotRail Alliance has operated a wholly electric train service on its main Edinburgh-Glasgow Queen Street route for the first time, using a combination of new trains with two older types Ė one of which dates back to the last few years of British Rail.

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