Merseytravel to begin fleet replacement £400m new fleet for Merseyrail could begin to enter service later this decade, attracting new users to the network and reducing operational costs  Visualisation of a new Merseyrail train   Merseytravel is planning to replace its Merseyrail concession’s fleet in the early 2020s at the latest and will buy and… Read More


Chief Executive Officer – Transport for Edinburgh   Delivering Edinburgh’s transport vision Transport for Edinburgh’s vision is to provide world-class integrated, environmentally-friendly and socially-inclusive transport, which plays a central role in the future success of Edinburgh and the Lothians. Last year six million new passengers used Lothian Buses and Edinburgh Trams Services. This is something… Read More


Managing Director – Lothian Buses   Delivering Edinburgh’s transport vision Transport for Edinburgh’s vision is to provide world-class integrated, environmentally-friendly and socially-inclusive transport, which plays a central role in the future success of Edinburgh and the Lothians. Last year six million new passengers used Lothian Buses and Edinburgh Trams Services. This is something to celebrate,… Read More


Out now: Issue 116 of Passenger Transport Issue 116 of Passenger Transport is published on August 28 Contents include:       LEAD STORY ‘Good news’ fare freeze fails to silence criticsThe DfT’s announcement of the lowest rail fare increase for six years has failed to prevent criticism in the media and from campaign groups… Read More


‘Good news’ fare freeze fails to silence critics The DfT’s announcement of the lowest rail fare increase for six years has failed to prevent criticism in the media and from campaign groups     The Conservatives’ election pledge to freeze fare increases at inflation will mean regulated fares rise by 1% in January. As well… Read More