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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The business case for a £290m 10km dual carriageway between the A6 and Manchester Airport has been submitted to the DfT. The A6 to Manchester... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Doncaster have granted planning permission to a major road scheme that will open up major development areas south of the town and... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The debate as to where aviation capacity in the South-East of England should be expanded continued to grind on in mid-June, largely but not... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  Regular readers of the London Evening Standard can’t fail to have noticed that in recent weeks the paper has carried a relentless stream... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has announced that its ‘Emirates Air Line’ cable car system will be opened on June 28, a month ahead of the Olympic... continue
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Analysis
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The media campaign to lobby for more aviation capacity in London and the South East, led by the Evening Standard newspaper, showed no signs of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The first transcontinental flight by a solar-powered aeroplane took place in early June when the Solar Impulse craft developed by the École... continue
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News
A ruling by the Royal Court of Justice has given airport operator BAA a final chance to appeal against the Competition Commission’s decision... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A company promoting plans for a high-speed rail interchange station close to Heathrow Airport has lodged a judicial review application against the... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The need for more aviation capacity and the proposed high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham (and thence points north) continued to vie... continue
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News
Edinburgh?airport has been sold to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), the owner of Gatwick and London City airports, for £807m. Edinburgh... continue
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Viewpoint
  There has been much coverage in recent issues of LTT regarding the expansion of aviation capacity in the South East of England – whether... continue
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In brief
The chief executive of EasyJet, Carolyn McCall, has urged the Government to look at permitting the construction of a second runway at Gatwick or... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Australian airline Qantas has launched its first commercial flight using a blend of recycled cooking oil and aviation fuel. A biofuel-powered... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The ‘will they, won’t they’ debate in the media about whether the Government is, or is not, planning to rethink its opposition to a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Government is to publish an infrastructure investment plan next month, setting out the ten-year investment pipeline of transport and other... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Government is planning to spend more than £2bn on building a high-speed rail connection to Heathrow Airport even though the quantifiable... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff has won the contract to undertake the South East Local Enterprise Partnership study into how airports in the Greater... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The recent resurgence in media interest in the possibility of a third runway at Heathrow Airport (LTT 30 Mar) provoked something of a counterattack... continue
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