Low fuel price weighs on FirstGroup

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Numbers down on Greyhound coaches as more people drive themselves

UK rail nationalisation would save £1.5bn

Changes could fund an 8 per cent cut in ticket prices, TUC argues

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Business pioneers in transport

It is often not inventors of technology who change the world but those who exploit it

Scrap price slump cools hot metal trade

Market forces help curb thefts on UK railways and church roofs

Dow Transports puts shadow on US equities

Barometer of economy and overall sentiment lags broader market

Peers argue HS2 case has not been made

Cheaper options for easing rail congestion should be explored

FirstGroup to expand commuter services

Train operator to add 4,000 seats as part of Great Western deal

Rail passenger complaints on the rise

Grievances with Virgin Trains drive upward trend

Property prices boosted by Crossrail

Knight Frank research reveals impact of scheme

HS2 arriving at Crewe due six years early

Rail service could reach north of England ahead of 2033 schedule

Eurotunnel buoyed by UK economic recovery

Euro weakness against the pound boosts passenger numbers

Passport checks threaten travel chaos

Tunnel and ferry operators decry checks on people leaving UK

Mexican journalist vows to fight sacking

Reporter broke story of alleged house gift to president’s family

FirstGroup selects Hauser as chairman

Transport group aims to be steered back on track to profits

Heathrow HS2 link ruled out before 2033

Spur not needed even if airport is expanded, minister decides

FirstGroup eyes Virgin’s East Coast line

Train operator looks to compete on London-Edinburgh route

State tipped to run trains across north

Transport for the North should bid for rail franchises, says think-tank

Eurostar sale raises £757m for Treasury

Cross-Channel train operator stake sold for almost twice expected sum

India plans $137bn rail investment

Five-year plan to transform the country’s huge but ageing network

Hitachi snaps up Finmeccanica rail assets

Japanese conglomerate seeks to become global player in rail


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