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21Apr

Ticketing’s crucial role in the passenger experience

Russell McCullagh examines the opportunities and challenges facing operators during a period of rapid technological change.

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17Feb

Metrolink 2CC opening date confirmed

Transport for Greater Manchester has announced that Sunday 26 February will see the start of passenger services on Manchester Metrolink’s Second City Crossing (2CC), marking the completion of the system’s GBP1.5bn (EUR1.76bn) ‘Big Bang’ expansion programme.

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17Feb

Knorr-Bremse Kiepe deal completed

The sale of Vossloh’s Electrical Systems business (Vossloh Kiepe) to Knorr-Bremse was completed on 31 January, following approval by German authorities.

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17Feb

SPT to trial virtual smartcard app

Rambus Ecebs has announced that its Nevis Technologies joint venture with Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is to use the Glasgow Subway (UK) to pilot the company’s latest mobile ticketing product using Host Card Emulation (HCE).

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22Dec

New Edinburgh Chief Executive pushes for tram extensions

New Edinburgh City Council Chief Executive Andrew Kerr has supported the idea of extending the city’s controversial tram project to Newhaven

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22Dec

Entries open for this year’s Light Rail Awards

As a well-established mark of excellence, a Light Rail Award adds immediate cachet to your organisation

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22Dec

Izmit tram contracts awarded

Kocaeli and Izmit Metropolitan Municipalities have announced contract awards for both infrastructure and rolling stock

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22Dec

The UK’s first tram-train arrives

The UK's first tram-train arrives in Sheffield just weeks after the tram-train pilot was granted

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