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Local Transport Today
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The One North transport plan for a 125mph east-west railway (LTT 8 Aug) was strongly criticised in The Guardian on 6 August. “As a proud... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
The European Commission is launching a major work programme on urban transport, including a new funding competition for innovations, and guidance on... continue
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In brief
Two Scottish councils have reached agreement with Police Scotland to continue a traffic warden service. Stirling and Falkirk councils will each... continue
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Regular news
Further fare rises on Northern Rail may be acceptable but service reductions in return for new rolling stock are not, Sheffield City Region Combined... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
Northern Rail has sparked anger by banning the use of off-peak tickets for evening peak hour travel in a move to cut Government subsidy. The ban... continue
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Andrew Forster
The New Forest National Park Authority this week killed-off plans for the UK’s first mass public bike hire scheme in a rural area, citing... continue
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Regular news
Transport for London has revealed more details of a £67m scheme to remove the gyratory in Wandsworth town centre, south London.  The town... continue
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Detail
Ministers are trying to find a way to reverse the accounting changes that will see Network Rail’s debt added to Britain’s national debt... continue
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Regular news
Boris Johnson and council leaders from England’s ‘core cities’ want the political parties to include a pledge to devolve property... continue
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Local Transport Today
The New Forest National Park Authority’s decision this week to scrap plans for a public bike hire scheme in the forest raises important... continue
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Viewpoint
All councils are facing severe budget problems and are likely to do so for several years to come. Every month we hear of another area drastically... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The Chancellor of the Exchequer made a remarkable speech in Manchester on Monday 23 June. He set out a vision for a ‘Northern Powerhouse’... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
An analysis of the UK Government's construction pipeline has highlighted that transport projects dominate the planned construction spend at a total... continue
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Media monitor
Labour’s plans for the rail network if it comes to power after the next General Election, and specifically whether it will re-nationalise train... continue
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In brief
Transport minister Baroness Kramer has announced £500,000 of funding to support car clubs in England. The funds will deliver three... continue
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Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Towns and cities are being invited to bid to become testbeds for driverless vehicles as ministers seek to position the UK as a world leader in the... continue
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Regular news
Passenger journeys on Tramlink in south London have more than doubled from 15 million to 31.2 million since the system opened in the summer of 2000,... continue
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Regular news
The DfT is seeking an adjudicator to review 12 bus operator appeals against this year’s reimbursement schemes set by travel concession... continue
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Andrew Forster
Cornwall Council is to explore with the DfT and bus operators new ways of delivering bus services in the area, with London-style franchising being... continue
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Letters to the editor
Edward Gibbins, Alsager ST7
When the Settle-Carlisle line was being considered for closure in 1984, Mr Withrington and the Railway Conversion League were conspicuous by their... continue
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