North East bus operators are working with IT firms and the Department of Transport on the ticketing plans for the region
Union leaders have hit out after the rail service which operates in the North East faces losing nine trains - to 'David Cameron's stomping ground'
Hitachi will build 70 electric trains at Newton Aycliffe for the new Scotrail service, won by Abellio
MPs have criticised government plans to axe staff on the Northern and Transpennine Express rail franchises
Newcastle-registered transport group Go-Ahead and French firm Keolis have secured a multi-million pound rail franchise
The battle for the franchise to run the East Coast Main Line has begun - with ministers promising passengers will enjoy faster and more frequent services
Technology firms in Sunderland are being given access to Met Office data which could see businesses help plan for bad weather
Around 80 companies in talks with NewcastleGateshead Initiative to invest in region and future of route from Scotland to London King's Cross could be deciding factor
Local authorities have formed a partnership with the Department for Transport to help oversee the Northern and TransPennine franchises
TRANSPORT group Arriva said that more passenger use had shielded its bus operation from a year-on-year rise in fuel costs.
FIRST Group: Bus and rail travel is impacted by economic cycles, but we feel it is at the lower end of cyclicality within the sector.
THE FTSE 100 Index is reported to be heading for its biggest shake-up since the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks as companies feel the force of the global credit crunch.
RAIL journeys from the North-East to the North West may be about to get a lot more reliable as train operator Transpennine Express has decided to base staff in Newcastle for the first time.
NORTH-EAST commuters are bracing themselves for a rise in train fares while the prospect of road pricing increases.
BUS and trains operator FirstGroup has said strong rail revenues had helped the firm make a “good start” to its financial year.
Debt management firms rocked again; Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet snapped up by BBC; Bus and trains operator FirstGroup makes good start to the financial year.
MINISTERS yesterday awarded transport firm National Express the new East Coast rail franchise amid fears over fare hikes and questions over the £1.4bn price tag of the deal.
THE new operator for the rail network’s “flagship” London to Scotland line was announced today by the Government.
SHARES in National Express rallied yesterday amid excitement that it was about to become the new operator of the East Coast Main Line.