Latest Transport articles

Network Rail plans upgrade to engineer tracking system

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Firm is looking for a hosted solution that is easier and cheaper to operate than its current system
29 Nov 2011

Critics have 'grave concerns' over centralised coastguard plans

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Unions warn that government's poor track record on IT projects could undermine its plans to modernise the coastguard service
23 Nov 2011

London Underground software failure raises concerns about driverless trains

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Jubilee line suffered an outage for almost an hour
10 Nov 2011

London Underground seeks advice on its future communications infrastructure

It is worried that its network will be outdated if it doesn’t keep up with trends
28 Oct 2011

BA extends BPO deal

Long-term BPO deal extended to focus on creating centres of operational excellence
26 Oct 2011

National Rail Enquiries looks to refresh voice service

The booking and information company is considering cloud options
11 Oct 2011

East Coast Mainline to give passengers real-time train information via Wi-Fi

The company combines feeds from the National Rail database and its own to provide customers with train information
26 Sep 2011

Air France-KLM deploys Progress Actional to boost application visibility

Airline's Gershon Janssen outlines the challenges the company faced during implementation
23 Sep 2011

New network to save Transport for Greater Manchester £300k per year

Fully managed ADSL network will help improve congestion and safety across the Greater Manchester area
22 Sep 2011

McAfee: Modern cars can be hacked and disabled remotely

Security firm states that modern cars can be disabled and tracked remotely, using standard consumer computer equipment
08 Sep 2011

TfL improves real-time bus information with web and text alerts

The new Countdown service will be available this autumn
07 Sep 2011

Contactless payment is just the ticket for FirstGroup buses

Firm is pumping £21m into smartcard technology for all its UK bus networks
07 Sep 2011

Web app to ensure smooth running of Olympics logistics

TfL wants a journey planner and interactive map for 2012 freight transport up and running in five months
05 Sep 2011

Thomas Cook servers take a trip

Travel firm signs server hosting deal with german IT services firm Lufthansa Systems
01 Sep 2011

Suppliers thrive as corporate IT spending stalls

While many CIOs across all industry sectors struggle to get funding for technology upgrades, some vendors have never had it so good
02 Aug 2011

Gatwick Airport uses Simul8 software to plan check-in improvements

Simulation technology to help airport operator to decide on course of action
27 Jul 2011

BAA appoints its first CTO

Ex-ITV man Simon Fell is to take the role, reporting to CIO Philip Langsdale
25 Jul 2011

Bill for DfT's replacement shared service centre could top £750m

Revised tender notice sees 50 per cent rise on maximum contract costs
21 Jul 2011

Invisibility cloaks and talking cars: welcome to the world of tomorrow

Computing reports on the research projects that could transform life in the second half of the 21st century
15 Jul 2011

TfL and GLA sign collaborative SaaS deal

Asite to provide a single integrated data management solution for all aspects of the contract administration process
14 Jul 2011

Scottish smartcard travel system on track

First operational elements of the new system have been rolled out ahead of schedule
12 Jul 2011

Train operators seek supplier for online railcards system

Service must be ready to leave the station by July 2012
06 Jul 2011

TfL appoints Steve Townsend as new CIO in boardroom shakeup

One in four senior director-level roles to be axed as part of Project Horizon
30 Jun 2011

Lufthansa CIO says most CEOs still do not appreciate IT

... and advises fellow IT chiefs not to bother with in-house development
30 Jun 2011