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Projects Lead Story
Nexus inks a deal that will allow it to retain ownership and unlock £300m in funding Nexus, the Tyne &?Wear PTE, has surprised the... continue
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People
The leadership of GMPTE has been confirmed on a more permanent basis, with the news that David Leather, the current interim chief executive, is to... continue
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Products & Services
Bus operator Arriva North West and Merseytravel, the Merseyside PTE, have won the Alexander Dennis Innovation Award for their fuel saving system,... continue
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Projects
Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, and Leed City Council last month approved plans for the New Generation Transport scheme for the city. The milestone... continue
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Projects
The contract to operate the Tyne & Wear Metro under a new operating concession is down to two bidders after PTE Nexus rejected a bid by... continue
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Projects
Tyne &?Wear PTE Nexus has unveiled final designs for the transformation of Sunderland’s railway station as work on the project enters its... continue
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People
Chair of Merseytravel, Mark Dowd, is the new chair of the Integrated Transport Authorities Special Interest Group. The group brings together leading... continue
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Projects
Work is to start on the revamp of Birmingham’s New?Street Station this month in a move that will transform the station that is used by over 40... continue
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Environment
Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority is spearheading a bid to make the region one of the country’s first ‘sustainable travel... continue
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Projects
More than 200 delegates from engineering, construction and rail firms across Europe attended a conference in Newcastle to find out more about... continue
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Projects
The first of a new fleet of trams for Manchester’s Metrolink light rail system arrived in the city last month after an overland journey from... continue
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Projects Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Plans for an advanced bus system in Leeds have taken a step forward with scheme promoter Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, holding a series of public... continue
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Letters
Patrick Hall, via email
I read that Centro and National Express have signed a ‘bus improvement’ contract to improve bus service provision in the West Midlands... continue
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Progress Report
Andrew Garnett
Any visitor to Newcastle and Gateshead cannot help notice the distinctive yellow hybrid-powered  buses of the innovative QuayLink city centre... continue
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The Big Question
Neil Scales, Chief Executive, Merseytravel and Chair, PTEG
There’s no doubt that London needs and deserves a better public transport system with more capacity. However, so do the next tier of city... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Bus operators have pretty much a clear hand on what they do with fares, but critics say they are still taking a very formulaic view on the... continue
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Regular News
A Labour-led motion calling for the reregulation of bus services in Greater Manchester was rejected by councillors in Bolton last week. Nick Peel,... continue
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Bus News
Andrew Garnett
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon this week made a surprise visit to Manchester to announce his support for a £1.5bn package of transport... continue
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In brief
Greater Manchester PTE has successfully concluded its Transport & Works Act application for the extension of the Metrolink light rail system to... continue
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