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Local Transport Today
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London mayor Boris Johnson has ordered Transport for London to progress work on three new road crossings in east London, including one at Gallions... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Orkney Islands Council is to study the construction of fixed links – such as bridges, tunnels, or causeways – between some of its smaller... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has put off a  decision on where to locate a new Lower Thames Crossing until 2016 and asked the Highways... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Three new road bridges could be built across the Thames in east London over the next decade, according to Transport for London. TfL has launched a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
In your last issue you reported Greater Manchester’s desire to review with the DfT how the bus can play a bigger part in meeting the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Tyne and Wear Metro passengers can now buy season tickets in hundreds of newsagents, convenience stores and supermarkets thanks to a partnership... continue
Local Transport Today
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Fare income on Transport for London’s cable car, the Emirates Airline, was 35% lower than predicted in the second quarter of 2013/14, figures... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport projects feature prominently in the Scottish Government’s third national planning framework (NPF), which identifies the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has been urged to publish new guidance on how improvements to transport infrastructure serving ports will be funded. The House of Commons... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Liberal Democrats are urging Transport for London to rethink the operating strategy for the capital’s cable car because of disappointing... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London is to consult later this year on a new road or tunnel at Gallions Reach as a possible replacement for the Woolwich... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Pupils on school trips can now travel on the Emirates AirLine cable car in East London for just £1 return, Transport for London has announced.... continue
Local Transport Today
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High winds forced the closure of Transport for London’s Emirates Air Line on seven occasions in January, contributing to an availability of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London is anticipating fewer passengers on the Emirates Airline cable car in east London in the coming financial year. The cable car... continue
Local Transport Today
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Rik Thomas
AS THE 50th anniversary of the publication of the Beeching report on the UK’s rail network nears (it was originally published on 27 March,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
One of the first things Liam Robinson did on being appointed chairman of Merseytravel this summer was  commission two reviews into the way the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has expressed satisfaction with patronage on its new cross-Thames cable car despite data showing a sharp fall in passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
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Tolls could be introduced on the Blackwall Tunnel in East London as a way of part-funding two new crossings of the Thames. Transport for London has... continue
Local Transport Today
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Greenwich Council is seeking a second contractor to complete the refurbishment of two foot tunnels under the River Thames that has suffered severe... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Local authorities in South East Scotland spent just £132,000 on the South East Scotland Transport Partnership’s (SEStran) regional... continue
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