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Local Transport Today
People/people
The Government’s Transport Systems Catapult centre in Milton Keynes has appointed three more senior staff. Mark Ruddy joins as chief operating... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has invited rail operators to tender for the Essex Thameside and continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local transport Minister Norman Baker today opened the £91 million Luton Dunstable Busway ahead of services starting tomorrow.The minister cut... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The new London Gateway port in Thurrock received its first container ship last week. The ZIM Rotterdam arrived on Friday after deviating at short... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Plans for an orbital rail route round Greater London are being developed by local authorities in the South East and by Transport for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Andrew Forster
Campaigners opposed to high-speed rail may consider forming a political party if the Government presses ahead with legislation to cap expenditure by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Hertfordshire County Council says it is saving £1.16m a year on energy bills after converting more than 80,000 of its 118,000 street lights to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Leeds City Council and Metro, this week applied to the DfT for a Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) to build the nine-mile trolleybus line. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
High-speed rail will deliver huge benefits to the economies of cities where stations are built, according to a report commissioned by HS2 Ltd, the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has launched a new consultation on long-term property compensation for phase one of the high-speed rail network, linking London to the West... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has launched the Government’s fightback against critics of its high-speed rail plans.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Road Haulage Association this week launched a campaign against the Government’s plans to toll a 12-mile section of the A14  east-west... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Former Conservative transport minister Steven Norris and construction magnate Ray O’Rourke have joined the Government’s HS2 Growth... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nigel King, Lane End, High Wycombe HP14
I read Tony Bolden’s letter (LTT 6 Sep) with great interest, because it closely follows the views stated in my letter (Letters LTT 9 Aug). We... continue
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Local Transport Today
Who should we believe in the debate about the wider economic benefits of HS2? According to HS2 Ltd’s consultants, the construction of a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The battle over the location of new airport capacity in the South East is heating up, with Gatwick Airport’s owners saying expansion at... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Consultant Mott MacDonald has been appointed to design the 2.5-mile widening of the A14 between junctions 7 (A43 North) and 9 (A509) near Kettering... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
  Peterborough City Council has signed a contract with Skanska for highway maintenance services to replace four existing contracts which it... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Highways Agency has launched a consultation on improving the A14 around Cambridge and Huntingdon to seek views on the route options and the... continue
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In brief
The Government has approved Norfolk County Council’s application for its proposed Norwich Northern Distributor Road to be treated as a... continue
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