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Local Transport Today
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Transport minister  Baroness Kramer this week visited the Queens Drive park-and-ride site in Nottingham, which the city council is promoting as... continue
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“Wildly optimistic” projections for electric car sales by vehicle manufacturers led the Government to budget far too much grant to... continue
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Environmentalists have predicted a lengthy delay in changes to EU rules on lorry cab dimensions that could facilitate improved safety and fuel... continue
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The Tees Valley and North East of England areas are hoping to capitalise on the growing interest in hydrogen fuel for transport. Gateshead College,... continue
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Letters to the editor
If Robert Davis “was brought up to be courteous” why does he characterise his opponents as “extreme car fanatics” (Letters... continue
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Deputy Prime minister Nick Clegg has announced how the Government plans to allocate  £500m to promote ultra low emission vehicles between... continue
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Three hydrogen refuelling stations are to be built in London as part of a project to promote the roll-out of hydrogen fuelled cars.  The Mayor... continue
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Detail
Merseytravel has appointed APT Controls to supply and install 68 electric vehicle charging points across the conurbation in a deal largely funded by... continue
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Andrew Forster
The Government’s policy of reducing fuel duty on road transport since 2010 has boosted the country’s GDP, according to modelling results... continue
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Calderdale Council is launching a lobbying campaign to electrify the Calder Valley railway between Manchester, Bradford and Leeds. The council says... continue
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A signalling project to increase train frequencies between Plymouth and Penzance is the top major transport priority of the Cornwall and Isles of... continue
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Transport Scotland has awarded funding to two bus operators to help towards the cost of purchasing low carbon buses. The fourth round of the Scottish... continue
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John W E Helm
A war of words has erupted between the governments in London and Cardiff about who is to fund electrification of the Welsh Valleys railway... continue
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Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is to purchase two electric buses for use on Riversider Service 100, a tendered route between Glasgow city... continue
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Aberdeen City Council has taken delivery of the first four hydrogen buses for the Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project, which will soon allow the city to... continue
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A point-to-point electric car hire scheme will hit the streets of London next year, launched by the French Bolloré  group, which has run... continue
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Detail
Transport for London is inviting suppliers of electric bike hire systems to participate in a soft market testing prior to a proposed procurement of a... continue
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Gas-powered heavy goods vehicles could cut road transport emissions but major barriers must still be overcome for the technology to flourish,... continue
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News
Rising passenger demand on the railways will push up the total national passenger rolling stock fleet, with a huge shift from diesel to electric... continue
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Viewpoint
Ray Bentley
I define the Far South West (FSW) as the two Local Enterprise Partnership areas of Cornwall and Heart of the South West – basically Somerset... continue
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