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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Sulley, Maidstone, Kent ME18
It is interesting to note that the DfT has significantly revised down their forecasts for future air passengers in the UK (‘DfT revises airport... continue
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Main editorial comment
  LTT is always wary of pointing out typographical errors in others’ work for fear that it will encourage readers to take delight in... continue
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News
By Lee Baker
Heathrow and Gatwick airports have attacked the Civil Aviation Authority’s forecasts of passenger demand as they set out the case for... continue
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Regular news
Manchester Piccadilly The high-speed station would be built alongside the existing Manchester Piccadilly station. A mixed use development could be... continue
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Andrew Forster
All the political heavyweights in the Coalition were on hand last week to unveil the phase two extensions to the Government’s high-speed rail... continue
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Videoconferencing is assumed to have no impact on the number of business trips by plane, in the central air passenger demand forecasts prepared by... continue
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The GOVERNMENT’S Airport Commission has invited promoters of new airport capacity to submit their plans for assessment. The Commission,... continue
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Passenger numbers through Birmingham Airport are heavily dependent on whether new airport capacity is built in the South East, according to the... continue
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The London Borough of Hillingdon is following the London borough of Richmond’s lead with a plan to hold a referendum on whether Heathrow... continue
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Regular news
The Government has confirmed that the HS2 route north of Birmingham will include out-of-town stations in the East Midlands and Sheffield. The DfT... continue
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Secondary stories
A new hub airport in the South East would require billions of pounds of public subsidy to get off the ground and would have a major impact on the... continue
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Heathrow Airport Ltd may withdraw a proposed contribution to London’s East-West Crossrail project because there is currently no evidence the... continue
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Lead Story
Lee Baker
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has agreed to buy Stansted Airport from Heathrow Airport Holdings for £1.5bn. The sale, ordered by the... continue
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In brief
A marine engineering consultant has unveiled plans for a new airport on the Goodwin Sands, two miles off the East Kent coast at Deal. Beckett Rankine... continue
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Letters to the editor
Mike Crowhurst, Garforth, Leeds LS25
May I be permitted a brief reply to Roger Davies’ comments about my viewpoint article on aviation capacity (Viewpoint LTT 23 Nov 12 &... continue
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Main editorial comment
Before writing this week’s comment piece on rail investment, we thought we’d better just check that our impression that rail scheme... continue
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In brief
The London Borough of Richmond is to spend £58,000 on a local referendum asking people whether or not Heathrow Airport should be expanded.... continue
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News
The Welsh Government has proposed buying Cardiff Airport in order to improve its fortunes after passenger numbers nearly halved. Ministers have... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Let’s go back in time; not too far. Having dithered over Heathrow Airport for so many years, what we may call a revelation on the road to... continue
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News
British Airways’ parent firm IAG has cast doubt on the idea that Heathrow Airport will be expanded. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh told the... continue
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