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Manchester Evening News
Victoria Station's revamp – by the architect driving Manchester's modern railway revolutionThe man behind the modern railway revolution in Manchester has revealed how his
Victoria Station's revamp – by the architect driving Manchester's modern railway revolution
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
The man behind the modern railway revolution in Manchester has revealed how his latest triumph - the new Victoria Station - has been a labour of love. Architect Peter Jenkins is also leading the Northern Hub plans for the Piccadilly and Oxford Road... Read more
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walesonline
High fares and poor punctuality leaving our train networks laggingBritain’s railways are in a second tier behind other European networks because
High fares and poor punctuality leaving our train networks lagging
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
Britain’s railways are in a second tier behind other European networks because of high fares, poor punctuality and a lack of high speed rail, according to a study. Researchers placed France, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden in the top tier... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bibek Debroy: Breaking down the silos in RailwaysUntil longer-term capacity constraints are eased and the number of trains ratio
Bibek Debroy: Breaking down the silos in Railways
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
Until longer-term capacity constraints are eased and the number of trains rationalised, compromises on safety and mishaps such as the one in Madhya Pradesh recently are inevitableUntil longer-term... Read more
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Daily News
Gridlock guaranteed unless attitudes changecost of mobility in Western Province – almost Rs1 billion/day (Includes fuel bu
Gridlock guaranteed unless attitudes change
Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
cost of mobility in Western Province – almost Rs1 billion/day (Includes fuel burn, vehicle wear and tear, cost of roads, railways, buses and time spent on travel) Rs 50 billion Congestion cost (about 15% of total cost of mobility) – when speeds... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Transport options across the cityironing out teething problems such as over-sensitive electronic speed controls,
Transport options across the city
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
ironing out teething problems such as over-sensitive electronic speed controls, there are no immediate plans to extend electrification to Pukekohe. That means passengers from Pukekohe have to travel on a half-hourly diesel shuttle service to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Labour leadership interview: Jeremy Corbynhe launched a ten-point plan that includes printing money to invest in infrastr
Labour leadership interview: Jeremy Corbyn
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
he launched a ten-point plan that includes printing money to invest in infrastructure and housebuilding, renationalised railways and energy companies, a more generous welfare system, free university tuition, the scrapping of Trident, and “no... Read more
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Aliran Online
Reform Malaysia’s transport messare in, says Dr Kua Kia Soong. It is time for Malaysia to get serious about de
Reform Malaysia’s transport mess
Aliran Online / Posted 24 days ago
are in, says Dr Kua Kia Soong. It is time for Malaysia to get serious about developing a more integrated urban transport system in our major cities We are supposed to be on the final leg of the sprint toward attaining high-income status in 2020... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Jica proposes underground railway in YangonJapan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) will provide US$250 million (8.8
Jica proposes underground railway in Yangon
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 24 days ago
Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) will provide US$250 million (8.8 billion baht) to upgrade Yangon’s circular railway and has also proposed building two underground railway lines, as well as a light rapid transit system to improve the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
9 lies David Cameron told you before the electionnext parliament. "We’ve said child benefit stays because it’s so important."
9 lies David Cameron told you before the election
Daily Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
next parliament. "We’ve said child benefit stays because it’s so important." Big promises: But the plug got pulled on the railway to the Tories' northern powerhouse The Tories vowed to turn the north into a powerhouse, led partly by better rail... Read more

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