Out now: Issue 90 of Passenger Transport   Issue  90 of Passenger Transport is published on August 22. Contents include:   LEAD STORY Fears of  ‘chaotic’ race for northern contractsThe shortlisted bidders for the Northern and TransPennine franchises have been named, but some fear the competitions will conflict with each other   NEWS First consults on… Read More


Fears of ‘chaotic’ race for northern franchises   The shortlisted bidders for the Northern and TransPennine franchises have been named, but some fear the competitions will conflict with each other The announcement of shortlisted bidders for the new Northern and TransPennine rail franchises has been accompanied by claims from within the rail industry that the… Read More


Out now: Issue 89 of Passenger Transport   Issue  89 of Passenger Transport is published on August 8. Contents include:   LEAD STORY £466bn transport vision for LondonThe capital’s first long term infrastructure plan forecasts a 50% increase in demand for public transport over the next 35 years   NEWS Osborne backs £15bn One North railway… Read More


£466bn transport vision for London   The capital’s first long term infrastructure plan forecasts a 50% increase in demand for public transport over the next 35 years. (The illustration shows the density of employees in Greater London) London mayor Boris Johnson has set out proposals for a £466bn upgrade to London’s transport system over the next… Read More