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Industry news

World’s first electric bus with Bombardier’s PRIMOVE system begins revenue service

Posted on: 27 March 2014 | Source: Bombardier Transportation

Transport operator Braunschweiger Verkehrs-AG's first electric bus equipped with Bombardier PRIMOVE technology began revenue service in Germany...

New TfL website puts customers in control, making it easier than ever to plan journeys on the move

Posted on: 27 March 2014 | Source: Transport for London

Transport for London’s new and improved website is now ‘live’ for all Londoners and visitors, making it easier than ever to plan journeys on the move and make the most of all London has to offer...

Customers set for a smoother ride on the Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines

Posted on: 27 March 2014 | Source: Transport for London

London Underground is set to improve the reliability of service and renew old infrastructure on the Uxbridge branch, which is served by both the Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines...

First Glasgow customers amongst the most satisfied bus users in the UK

Posted on: 27 March 2014 | Source: First

The results of a national bus passenger survey published by independent consumer organisation, Passenger Focus, have revealed that First Glasgow customers are amongst the most satisfied in the UK...

First Avenio for The Hague leaves the Siemens factory in Vienna

Posted on: 27 March 2014 | Source: Siemens

The first Avenio tram for The Hague has left the production plant in Vienna, Austria...

Bombardier’s 25 years of signalling in Turkey

Posted on: 26 March 2014 | Source: Bombardier Transportation

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has been working in the Turkish rail control market for more than 25 years this month...

TfL and Clear Channel team up to trial interactive London bus stop

Posted on: 26 March 2014 | Source: Transport for London

Transport for London has partnered with media and advertising company Clear Channel UK to trial a real-time mapping tool at a Regent Street bus stop...

Record bus passenger satisfaction scores for FirstGroup

Posted on: 26 March 2014 | Source: FirstGroup

Managing Director of FirstGroup’s Bus Division, Giles Fearnley, has welcomed the results of the latest Bus Passenger Survey published by independent watchdog, Passenger Focus...

Go North East welcomes latest passenger satisfaction figures

Posted on: 26 March 2014 | Source: Go North East

Go North East has welcomed the latest bus passenger satisfaction figures from Passenger Focus...

York’s buses ranked among the best in the UK

Posted on: 26 March 2014 | Source: City of York Council

Passengers on York’s buses rank them amongst the best in the UK according to surveys made by Passenger Focus, the UK’s independent watchdog for bus and rail services...

Spheros wins major IVECO contract

Posted on: 26 March 2014 | Source: Spheros

Spheros has signed a framework agreement with IVECO for equipping its new Crossway with the SC 1000 climate control...

Bombardier and Innsbruck Transport Authority IVB launch Austria’s first LED tram

Posted on: 25 March 2014 | Source: Bombardier

The first BOMBARDIER FLEXITY tram fully equipped with eco-friendly LED lamps has started operating in Innsbruck...

Build up of ice on overhead lines causes disruption on trams

Posted on: 25 March 2014 | Source: NET

Tram services in Nottingham suffered disruption this morning due a severe build up of ice on the overhead lines...

Tram ticket machines put to the test

Posted on: 24 March 2014 | Source: NET

Plans to introduce a brand new ticketing system on our tram network have taken a major step forward this week with switch on of new ticket vending machines and validators...

32 hurt in train derailment at Chicago O’Hare Airport

Posted on: 24 March 2014 | Source: International Airport Review

Thirty-two passengers have been injured after a Chicago Transit Authority train derailed and hit a platform at O’Hare International Airport...