Project efficiencies fund station innovation Network Rail and Merseyrail partnered to find savings   Pictured: A visualisation of the planned platform at Hamilton Square station   Network Rail is including new approaches to improve customer experience in the £4m refurbishment of Hamilton Square station, funded by project efficiencies agreed with train operator Merseyrail. The funding has… Read More


Out now: Issue 95 of Passenger Transport Issue 95 of Passenger Transport is published on October 31. Contents include:       LEAD STORY Report for HS2 calls for bus regulation rethinkStudy suggests that the bus industry’s deregulated structure may leave northern cities unable to maximise the benefits of new high speed rail links   NEWS… Read More


Report for HS2 calls for bus regulation rethink Study suggests that the bus industry’s deregulated structure may leave northern cities unable to maximise the benefits of new high speed rail links   Pictured: Buses in Sheffield. The report cites the Sheffield Quality Bus Partnership.   A study commissioned by HS2 Ltd has recommended that local… Read More


Greener Journeys: The case for the bus pass Greener Journeys’ campaign to safeguard the older persons bus pass continues to gain momentum   Pictured: Baroness Kramer (far left) at the Lib Dem fringe   Over recent years, there has been much debate in the media and across the political spectrum about whether older and disabled people… Read More


Out now: Issue 94 of Passenger Transport Issue 94 of Passenger Transport is published on October 17. Contents include:       LEAD STORY ScotRail franchise win ‘a huge day for Abellio’Contract win makes Dutch group the UK’s second largest train operator as it emerges that quality played a significant part in the franchise award  … Read More