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Mobile phones are just the ticket for First customers

Posted on: 11 March 2014 | Source: First Group

First Aberdeen and First Worcester to trial mobile ticketing...

Crane Payment Innovations (CPI) born from MEI

Posted on: 5 March 2014 | Source: Crane Co.

Crane Co. has used its acquisition of MEI to launch Crane Payment Innovations, or CPI...

London Underground begins search for supplier to build the ‘New Tube for London’

Posted on: 5 March 2014 | Source: Transport for London

London Underground will begin the search for a supplier to build the ‘New Tube for London’ – the next generation of deep-level, energy efficient, walk-through and air-cooled Tube trains...

First Glasgow reveals future outline of new £20m bus depot and launches employee competition to name new site

Posted on: 4 March 2014 | Source: First

The city’s leading bus operator, First Glasgow, has revealed architect’s impressions of the company’s new £20m bus depot and headquarters at Gushetfaulds, in Glasgow’s south side...

Stagecoach boosts UK economy with record £100M orders for new buses and coaches

Posted on: 3 March 2014 | Source: Stagecoach

Stagecoach Group announced a major boost for British manufacturing as it unveiled record orders worth over £100million in hundreds of new buses and coaches...

Transport for London seeks planning permission to transform West Croydon Bus Station

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

Transport for London has submitted plans to the London Borough of Croydon to redevelop and completely transform West Croydon Bus Station...

Public unveiling of first C2 metro train

Posted on: 21 February 2014 | Source: Siemens

Siemens and the Munich transport corporation presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich...

Arriva awarded Slovenian bus contract

Posted on: 20 February 2014 | Source: Arriva

European transport group Arriva has renewed a high-profile 10-year contract to operate bus services in the Slovenian coastal city of Koper...

DLR performance at record levels

Posted on: 20 February 2014 | Source: Transport for London

The Docklands Light Railway has achieved its highest scores for punctuality and performance in its 26-year history...

Istanbul takes Barcelona metro as reference in equipping and operating its automated M5 line

Posted on: 20 February 2014 | Source: Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona

A delegation from Istanbul has been this week to Barcelona taking part in working sessions and visits to Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona facilities to gain experience and data...

Planning and management systems specialist SISCOG wins innovation award

Posted on: 18 February 2014 | Source: SISCOG

SISCOG received the “Innovative Enterprise” Honourable Mention during the 10th COTEC Innovation Meeting...

The smart tram: Unique M2M solution in the urban transport sector

Posted on: 13 February 2014 | Source: Kapsch

In a joint pilot project, Kapsch CarrierCom, Bombardier, and LINZ AG LINIEN have shown for the first time how M2M communication can contribute to a significant optimization in the urban transport sector...

New technology brings seat backs to life on First Aberdeen buses

Posted on: 13 February 2014 | Source: First Group

Local bus operator, First Aberdeen, is thought to have become the first bus company in the world to bring its seatbacks to life using the latest ‘augmented reality’ technology.

CEN and ETSI deliver first set of standards for Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

Posted on: 12 February 2014 | Source: ETSI

CEN and ETSI have confirmed that the basic set of standards for Cooperative Intelligence Transport Systems have now been adopted and issued...

Route 148 to be served by New Routemasters from Saturday

Posted on: 12 February 2014 | Source: Transport for London

From Saturday 15 February route 148 will become the latest in the capital to be served entirely by New Routemasters...