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Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester is awaiting results of a feasibility work on introducing tram-train vehicles on five heavy rail lines. The lines... continue
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People/people
David Walmsley has retired from his position as fixed track executive at the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT), where he looked after the... continue
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In brief
Nexus is considering allowing bicycles to be carried on the Tyne and Wear Metro. Consultation on the idea ended last week.  ... continue
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Feature
Yaron Hollander
The economy of South Yorkshire and the Sheffield City Region is undergoing a major transformation. The creation of new jobs, improvement of skills... continue
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Feature
Jennie Maybury & Rasita Chudasama
For over 10 years Nottingham has been working towards achieving one shared objective: providing a high quality, integrated, attractive and affordable... continue
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Letters to the editor
Eric Stuart
You recently reported London’s Oxford Street as a possible recipient of trams. Now you report the New West End Company suggesting that... continue
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In brief
Transport authorities should better cater for young people’s needs by providing simple, flat daily fares and more evening and weekend services,... continue
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Regular news
Edinburgh City Council says that the current costs of the city’s beleaguered tram project remain in line with the revised budget of £776m... continue
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In brief
A new transport information system for Birmingham brings together information on walking, cycling, bus, tram and train services, made available with... continue
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Analysis
Andrew Forster
The UK’s urban transport systems lag behind the best in Europe because our transport policy-makers are too timid, too old and too... continue
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People/people
Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed Jon Lamonte as its new chief executive. Lamonte is currently chief executive of Tube Lines, and has... continue
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Regular news
Network Rail is consulting on the part that technologies such as trams, tram-trains, guided buses, and new methods of rail electrification could play... continue
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Tube Lines chief executive Dr Jon Lamonte is to be the next chief executive of Transport for Greater Manchester. Dr Lamonte will take up the... continue
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A?FIFTH?of fare-paying bus passengers in Tyne and Wear would pay higher fares if  Nexus’s current plans for bus Quality Contracts were... continue
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FURTHER?CUTS to concessionary fares grant and a failure to reform the way the grant is distributed will make the statutory free bus travel scheme for... continue
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Centro said this week it remained committed to a new rapid transit route through the Black Country despite affordability concerns. The 13-mile 5Ws... continue
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Plans have been unveiled to improve the pedestrian environment in one of Manchester’s best-known public spaces. The framework has been drawn... continue
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