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Local Transport Today
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Councils, hospitals, and train operators from across Britain will share £9.3m of Government funding for electric vehicle charging points.... continue
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Merseytravel is to withdraw three electric bus services in St Helens as part of a programme of spending cuts.  The E10, E11 and E12 free town... continue
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The Government has applied to the European Commission for permission to introduce fuel duty discounts of up to 5p per litre in 17 of the most rural... continue
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A hydrogen refuelling station could be built on the south side of Aberdeen as part of a project to promote hydrogen fuel cell buses. The station,... continue
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Reading Borough Council plans to spend £75,000 retrofitting a number of taxis to run on compressed natural gas.   ... continue
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Drivers of electric vehicles will have to pay £3.80 to charge them at charging points installed by Moray Council in northern Scotland. The... continue
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All new taxis in London will have to be zero emission capable from 2018, London mayor Boris Johnson has announced.  The mayor said he wanted the... continue
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Scotland’s transport minister Keith Brown has announced plans to install electric vehicle charging points at 35-mile intervals across... continue
Categories: Energy / Fuel, Scotland
Local Transport Today
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Nissan has unveiled a petrol-engined taxi aimed at the London market. The vehicle will go on sale in December 2014. Traditional black cabs have... continue
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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
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The European Commission is pinning its hopes on a major reduction of emissions from new diesel cars as a way of ensuring member states achieve limit... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chas Ball, Chief executive, Car Plus Trust, Leeds LS11
Peter Headicar makes an excellent case for reducing commuting by car through workplace travel plans (LTT 19 Dec 13). This is an issue we would like... continue
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Andrew Forster
The DfT is setting up a taskforce to identify the best candidates for a future programme of rail electrification in the North of England. A major... continue
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Andrew Forster
Government grants to encourage the take-up of electric cars may be necessary until at least to 2030 to ensure the UK meets its Climate Change Act... continue
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The company behind the Paris Autolib’ electric car hire scheme is to take over Source London, the capital’s electric vehicle charging... continue
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European leaders have rejected European Commission proposals for mandatory targets on the number of electric vehicle charge points and other type of... continue
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The Chancellor has frozen fuel duty for the rest of the Parliament and pegged January’s increase in regulated rail fares in most of England to... continue
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A £402m programme of electrification and other enhancements to rail infrastructure in central Scotland will deliver limited benefits for the... continue
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Network Rail has appointed Parsons Brinckerhoff design engineer for the TransPennine West electrification programme, which covers the lines from... continue
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Open access train operator First Hull Trains is leading a campaign to include Hull in the Government’s rail electrification plans.  Hull... continue
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