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TfL and Airports Commission disagree over cost of Heathrow third runway
The Airports Commission's estimate of the cost of rail links needed to support the third runway at Heathrow airport is as much as £11 billion below that of Transport for London...
ALEXANDER Dennis wins £50 million bus order from FirstGroup
ALEXANDER Dennis has won a £50 million order for more than 200 buses from transport company FirstGroup.
Luton airport to replace bus transfer service with light rail link
Luton airport plans to replace its bus transfer service with a £200m light rail link to the nearest railway station.
Electric vehicle tour of Europe launches with London conference
Business school students’ electric vehicle tour of Europe launches on 12 March with the'Electric Vehicles in the UK: Turning Niche into Mainstream' conference in London.
Kuala Lumpur LRT extension projects set for operation
Two major light rail transport (LRT) projects are scheduled for operation this year as part of the Malaysian Government's ongoing commitment to urban LRT and mass rapid transit...
Brazil trio splits urban mobility gong
Three Brazilian cities have shared the 2015 Sustainable Transport Award. Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo were joint winners of the Institute for Transportation...
Birmingham council unveils £4 billion transport plan
Three new tram lines may be built in Birmingham, UK, alongside high-speed bus routes, under a £4 billion transport plan.
ELGIN re-launches roadworks.org
roadworks.org, the national traffic and roadworks website, is being re-launched today with an improved mobile-friendly design and lots more information for road users and...
Tokyo to boost tourism with new 300 billion yen rail line
A new railway line is set to be built by JR East linking Haneda Airport and Tokyo city centre, reducing travel time between the two to 23 minutes in an effort to increase tourist...
Bark and ride
Dog units on transport networks are an effective deterrent to violence, according to a survery carried out by the International Association of Public Transport (UITP).‘K9 Security...
Final piece of Crossrail cast
The last segment of Crossrail tunnel was completed at the project’s purpose-built factory in Chatham in July. The 110,000 tunnel segments manufactured at the Kent facility for...
Ticket to ride, as Australia’s G:link opens
The first passengers boarded the new Gold Coast light rail link between Southport and Broadbeach, Queensland, as stage one of the project was completed. Normal operations commenced on...
Quintiq software for Luxembourg trains
Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois (CFL) has chosen Quintiq, a leading company in supply chain planning and optimisation, to improve its crew and fleet planning...
French firm Keolis wins Docklands Light Railway franchise
French transport group Keolis has been awarded a new franchise to operate London's Dockland's Light Railway (DLR).
Future Rail magazine now available on the iPad
Whether you are a senior professional working in an internationally renowned rail company, or a smaller organisation looking to build your reputation in the rail industry, access...
Edinburgh set for launch of new tram service
Passenger services for the brand new Edinburgh Trams will get underway from 5am on Saturday 31 May following several months of testing, commissioning and training.
DfT announces sustainable transport funding schemes
Extra funding for nine sustainable transport schemes has been granted by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) in a bid to encourage the public to make use of more sustainable...
Crossrail extended west to Reading
The UK Government has announced that the £15 billion Crossrail link is to be extended further west to the commuter town of Reading in Berkshire.
Volvo launches UD buses in growth markets
Sweden's Volvo AB has launched a new range of buses specifically designed for growth markets as it tries to grab market share in emerging economies.