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Local Transport Today
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The Bedford-Cambridge passenger service was withdrawn in 1967. However, failure to secure the trackbed resulted in parts being built over or sold... continue
Local Transport Today
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Chiltern Railway’s work to develop an alternative London-Oxford route are independent of EWR, but will augment services on the new line.... continue
Local Transport Today
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John WE Helm
When the first phase of the East West Rail (EWR) project is activated in December 2017, it will be the largest single railway re-opening project in... continue
Local Transport Today
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Consultants are bidding for contracts to assist the Airports Commission in appraising the shortlisted options for airport expansion. The Commission... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Airports Commission is to consult on a draft appraisal framework later this month, which will form the basis for how the three shortlisted... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Airports Commission has voiced scepticism about Birmingham Airport’s ambitions for a second runway.  The Commission’s interim... continue
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Three airports in the South East face closure if a new hub airport is built on the Isle of Grain. London mayor Boris Johnson has already said his... continue
Local Transport Today
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An Independent Noise Authority could help defuse the controversy about the noise impacts of airport expansion, the Airports Commission believes. It... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The GOvernment’s Airports Commission has adopted a new approach to forecasting air passenger demand, which one analyst believes could have... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cambridgeshire County Council is piloting a new method to manage taxis on a narrow street in Cambridge. A month-long trial began just before... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government this week approved Norfolk County Council’s plans for a new £19m road junction on the eastern edge of Norwich despite it... continue
Local Transport Today
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The UK’s first electric bus fleet  to be recharged using wireless inductive charging technology has gone into service in Milton... continue
Local Transport Today
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John W E Helm
Stagecoach Bus Holdings Ltd has acquired independent operator Go West Travel Ltd – which trades as Norfolk Green – for an undisclosed sum... continue
Local Transport Today
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David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy Shrewsbury SY3
Peter Mackie makes interesting points in his Viewpoint about HS2, particularly the inflation of cost estimates becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy,... continue
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Enforcement News
Northamptonshire County Council has admitted unlawfully issuing 238 penalty charge notices (PCNs), worth over £3,600, in streets near... continue
Categories: East of England
Local Transport Today
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The Government has scrapped plans to introduce tolls on a new section of the A14 across Cambridgeshire because of fierce opposition. The DfT had... continue
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Hertfordshire county  Council has deferred a final decision on releasing land for a major rail-served warehousing complex until communities and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is planning to procure 30 new electric multiple unit (EMU) trains to replace 30-year old EMUs operating on the inner suburban... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The Government’s Airports Commission this week shortlisted Heathrow and Gatwick airports for a new runway but kept in play London mayor Boris... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Chilterns Conservation Board has criticised the Government’s plan to “dump” more than 12 million tonnes of spoil from the... continue
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