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ISSUE DATE: 23 FEBRUARY 2017
ISSUE NUMBER: TT140

In this month's issue:

  • Congestion 'still the biggest threat to buses'
  • Explore retrofitting to tackle diesel emissions, says LowCVP
  • Infrastructure bond could finance Northern Powerhouse Rail
  • Transport for the North strategic plan takes shape
  • TfL brings Bakerloo extension forward two years
  • MPs call for rail franchising reform
  • UK Bus Summit: full report
  • Why London needs a new bus strategy
  • Ferrovial Agroman: new entrant to major player in 15 years
  • Why Ealing wants to be more like Copenhagen

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Congestion remains a pervasive threat

Congestion remains a pervasive threat


The third UK Bus Summit earlier this month wavered between optimism and pessimism. There was confidence that features such as free Wi-Fi, USB chargers, real-time information and better-appointed interiors, together with bus priority measures, have the potential to attract new passengers, and there are numerous well-rehearsed examples of areas where patronage is increasing, usually based on effective partnerships between operators and local authorities.

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Thriving on complexity

Thriving on complexity


Since December, contractor Ferrovial Agroman and BAM-Morgan Sindall, as part of the Fusion joint venture, have been planning the enabling works for the central section of High Speed 2.

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The rail industry must rediscover innovation

The rail industry must rediscover innovation


What is the future of transport? Is it Elon Musk's Hyperloop? Passenger drones, flying Segways, levitating bicycles? Perhaps, but my ambitions as rail minister are a little more modest. I want to see punctual trains, passengers receiving exemplary customer service, and stress-free journeys. There are times when this is what happens, but not often enough.

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A revolution in ticket selling could be here soon

A revolution in ticket selling could be here soon


Buying a ticket is the first way that a passenger interacts with the rail industry. The process can shape their attitudes to it, and they should have confidence that they are getting the right ticket for their needs. Now the Government, the industry, ourselves at Transport Focus and other consumer groups have committed ourselves to the Action Plan for Information on Rail Fares and Ticketing. 

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