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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Airports Commission this week published all the submissions it has received for long-term proposals to boost UK airport capacity. Submissions... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nigel King, High Wycombe HP14
The plans for HS2 seem to be getting more and more complex each week and the ever-rising costs and prolonged timescale for even Phase One lead me to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy, Shrewsbury SY3
Chris Oldham is right about the excessive time to build HS2 (Letters LTT 26 Jul). In 1846 the Great Northern Railway obtained a bitterly contested... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Train operator Southern has placed a £180m order with Bombardier for a further 116 Electric Multiple Unit carriages that will initially be used... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Gantries are being installed on the M25 on the Hertfordshire/Essex border from this week as part of a new managed motorway scheme designed to ease... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
local authorities and the freight sector have thrown their weight behind building a Lower Thames Crossing to the east of the Dartford Crossing that... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus services in Peterborough are to be cut as the city council reduces its subsidised services budget from £1.1m to £600,0... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Plans to extend London Underground’s Metropolitan Line to Watford Junction have moved a step closer after transport secretary Patrick... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hertfordshire’s local Transport Body has identified a major improvement to the Highways Agency’s A1(M) as one of the top priority schemes... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Labour will devolve responsibility for commuter rail services across London and the South East to a new local authority body dubbed Rail South East... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Hoad, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham
I am writing to pass on some information relating to the on-going HS2 study that I believe significantly affects how it should be viewed. Based on my... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Milton Keynes has been chosen as the site for the Government’s new  ‘catapult’ research centre for transport. The centre will... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
THE GOVERNMENT’S  Airports Commission is reviewing a range of options to boost airport capacity in the South East put forward by existing... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 Move over Transport for London, there’s a new kid on the block. Lancashire County Council has set up Transport for Lancashire and is... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Ipswich Buses has won back the contract to operate the town’s park-and-ride service from FirstGroup, which has operated the service for five... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Opponents of the Government’s high-speed rail plans have vowed to fight on after the Court of Appeal rejected their legal case this week. The... continue
Parking Review
Construction
Refurbishment works on a multi-storey in the centre of Lincoln will take longer than expected because corrosion of the steel-reinforcement has been... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The South East Local Enterprise Partnership has come out in favour of the option for a Lower Thames Crossing that would cost up to £4.4bn. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
ON 25 MAY tens of thousands of Germans descended on north-west London to watch the 2013 Champions’ League final at Wembley Stadium. And the man... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
On 27 June transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin used the conservativehome website to promote the benefits of the Government’s planned HS2... continue
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