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Wolmar's view

Author: railwatch - Published At: Tue 11 of Feb, 2003 09:52 GMT - (3225 Reads)
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Respected author and journalist Christian Wolmar will speaks about Britain's railways at a public meeting organised by Railfuture East Anglia on Saturday 22 February 2003.

Slow down

Author: railwatch - Published At: Thu 06 of Feb, 2003 11:06 GMT - (2693 Reads)
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Well-designed traffic calming in 20mph zones can dramatically cut the number of road accidents.

Northern Rail

Author: railwatch - Published At: Tue 04 of Feb, 2003 13:21 GMT - (2701 Reads)
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The Strategic Rail Authority has agreed terms for Arriva Trains Northern to continue running rail services until new franchises are awarded.

Positive action

Author: railwatch - Published At: Thu 30 of Jan, 2003 20:40 GMT - (2344 Reads)
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Railfuture gives a cautious welcome to the Strategic Rail Authority's announcement of its Second Strategic Plan.

Service cuts

Author: railwatch - Published At: Mon 27 of Jan, 2003 08:57 GMT - (2400 Reads)
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The service cuts recently announced by the Strategic Rail Authority have alarmed rail campaigners.

Losing money

Author: railwatch - Published At: Mon 20 of Jan, 2003 16:20 GMT - (2447 Reads)
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Road building has already been discredited as a way of solving transport problems but there is evidence that it also undermines local economies.

Rail boom

Author: railwatch - Published At: Thu 09 of Jan, 2003 13:35 GMT - (2356 Reads)
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The number of people travelling on CrossCountry trains has reportedly increased by 40% since the introduction in September 2002 of new trains and a new timetable providing many more trains and more regular departures.

Time for change

Author: railwatch - Published At: Tue 29 of Oct, 2002 16:45 GMT - (2441 Reads)
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Train companies are being challenged to produce timetables that passengers can understand after research shows that their timetable booklets baffle at least a third of their customers.

Light rail show

Author: railwatch - Published At: Mon 16 of Sep, 2002 11:49 BST - (2727 Reads)
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The 2002 Light Rail Conference and Exhibition is to be held from 22 to 24 October 2002 in Manchester.

Cash Boost

Author: railwatch - Published At: Tue 25 of Jun, 2002 19:48 BST - (2492 Reads)
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The Association of Community-Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) has awarded nearly

Ticket check

Author: railwatch - Published At: Mon 17 of Jun, 2002 20:53 BST - (2407 Reads)
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Central Trains has employed an extra 24 staff to provide permanently staffed barriers at Birmingham New Street station.

Reopening success

Author: railwatch - Published At: Wed 12 of Jun, 2002 10:34 BST - (5430 Reads)
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A reopened rail line is going from strength to strength, nine years after trains started running again.

Misleading busway

Author: railwatch - Published At: Wed 17 of Apr, 2002 15:07 BST - (2460 Reads)
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The Advertising Standards Authority upheld three complaints on 10 April 2002 against Luton Borough Council, ruling that an advertisement about the guided bus planned for the Luton-Dunstable rail line contained factual inaccuracies that meant it was misleading.

Strategic thinking

Author: railwatch - Published At: Fri 05 of Apr, 2002 16:05 BST - (2610 Reads)
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The Strategic Rail Authority has appointed an outsider to a newly created strategic planning post.

Bus con trick

Author: railwatch - Published At: Thu 21 of Mar, 2002 13:52 GMT - (2296 Reads)
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A transport expert has labelled the guided bus scheme proposed for the Cambridge-S Ives line a

Railcard protest

Author: railwatch - Published At: Wed 20 of Mar, 2002 19:37 GMT - (2270 Reads)
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Supporters of Transport 2000 and Friends of the Earth plan a protest on Thursday 21 March 2002 aimed at saving the Network Railcard.
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