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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The new chairman of HS2 has vowed to bring the benefits of high speed rail services to northern England six years earlier by proposing a new hub to... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The business secretary Vince Cable has urged accelerating the HS2 project in order to connect cities north of Birmingham to the high-speed network... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
MPs have urged Government to urgently open up contracts to public scrutiny so that taxpayers can get a better deal. The Commons Public Accounts... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Bob Crow, general secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport (RMT) union, has died aged 52. The union say that Crow died in the early hours of... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
Landor’s annual conference on ‘Rail-Led Developments’ is always a good place to hear about new ideas and practical innovation at... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Railways and property have long enjoyed a symbiotic relationship: railway improvements can stimulate development in adjoining properties and boost... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Transport Planning Society has awarded £500 bursaries to the authors of four papers on how transport can support economic growth.... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The growth in personal daily travel in developed countries such as the UK has ground to a halt because our demand for travel has saturated, believes... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Scrapping HS2 would not free-up huge sums of money for other transport projects, firms with an interest in the project have warned. The High Speed... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT is seeking evidence on the link between transport infrastructure investment and economic performance, which could inform updated guidance on... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
Local Transport Today
People/people
Global supply chain expert Jim Spittle has been appointed president-elect of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. He will take over as... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Rebecca Fuller has been promoted to policy and research manager, from policy and research advisor, at the Passenger Transport Executive Group.... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Kier Group PLC interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2013 show revenue increased 47% to £1.4bn (2012: £1.0bn), and... continue
Local Transport Today
News
In what is billed as the largest British bus order to date, Stagecoach has announced it will be taking delivery of 568 new buses and coaches during... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Rising passenger demand on the railways will push up the total national passenger rolling stock fleet, with a huge shift from diesel to electric... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Neil McAlpine (pictured) has joined Newcastle-based multi-disciplinary engineering consultant Cundall as its head of transport. McAlpine was... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Transport Systems Catapult wants to form partnerships with universities across the UK to drive developments in ‘intelligent... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
  National Express Group results for the year ended 30 December 2013 show steady revenue growth but a fall in profitability. Group revenue of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
RAIL
The DfT is to pay higher salaries to staff with rail commercial skills in an effort to strengthen the Department’s new rail... continue
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