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Local Transport Today
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Politicians in Greater Manchester are to strengthen the linkages between the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee (TfGMC) and the ten district... continue
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In brief
Tyne and Wear Metro passengers can now buy season tickets in hundreds of newsagents, convenience stores and supermarkets thanks to a partnership... continue
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Regular news
HS2 Ltd has responded to a report that the high-speed rail station at Birmingham Curzon Street could be scrapped.  New Civil Engineer said last... continue
Local Transport Today
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Consultants have recommended tram-train technology for a possible new public transport corridor in which thousands of new homes are planned between... continue
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Further job losses were being made at Centro, the West Midlands PTE, this month as part of a restructuring programme prompted by budget... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is contributing £5m towards Centro’s £13m project to repair and improve the street-running section of the Midland Metro... continue
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Buses in Birmingham have a big image problem, according to focus group research for the city council. “A high number of participants, including... continue
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Nexus is to consult on a new strategy for the Tyne and Wear Metro, with the key objective being to procure a new fleet of trains. The existing train... continue
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People/people
Trevor Roberts has left his position as managing director of municipally-owned public transport operator Blackpool Transport Services.... continue
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When it comes to rail-led property developments, Hong Kong-based MTR is probably in a class of its own. It also runs one of the few truly profitable... continue
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Scotland’s transport minister Keith Brown has asked officials to investigate the feasibility of running tram-train vehicles between Glasgow... continue
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Birmingham City Council has published a vision for the area around the proposed Curzon Street HS2 terminus.  The Curzon HS2 Masterplan covers an... continue
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England’s city-region transport bodies are calling on ministers to allocate a bigger slice of transport funding to urban transport schemes,... continue
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Local Transport Today
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Rebecca Fuller has been promoted to policy and research manager, from policy and research advisor, at the Passenger Transport Executive Group.... continue
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Centro and Birmingham City Council are to consult on two options for extending Midland Metro to the city’s proposed new high-speed rail station... continue
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Councillors in the West Midlands have approved £9.7m of cuts to the levy paid by the seven districts to Centro. The levy will reduce to... continue
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Not everyone is looking forward to NGT: Over 600 land acquisitions will have to be made, and nearly 1,800 objections have been lodged. Complainants... continue
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John W E Helm
If Leeds City Council and the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (Metro) get their way, the trolleybus will be returning to the streets of... continue
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Lee Baker
FirstGroup has proposed introducing a 'New Bus for Leeds' modelled on London's new double-deckers as a lower-cost alternative improvement to the... continue
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