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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The Government has identified £3.5bn of schemes from the six road feasibility studies that were set up to examine long-standing problems on the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Political leaders in Tyne and Wear have agreed to protect the budget for bus services next year in cash terms, in line with the expectations of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Quality Contract Scheme board set up to scrutinise Nexus’s plan for a bus Quality Contract Scheme in Tyne and Wear will not be able to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The government is working with local authorities in the North of England on a transport strategy, including options, costs and a delivery timetable... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The five Tees Valley local authorities have published plans for establishing a combined authority to oversee transport and economic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Lib Dems today highlight Chief Secretary to the Treasury's announcement of investment in the roads network including a £2bn upgrade of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail is to conduct a new study into the North of England’s rail needs to inform NR’s next five-year regulatory control period... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has awarded the East Coast rail franchise to the Stagecoach-Virgin joint venture company ICR (Inter City Railways).  Stagecoach is the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Sunderland City Council is examining whether its place-based services, including highways and transport, could be delivered as a social... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Investing in Greater Manchester’s urban transport networks would be a much better way of delivering an economic powerhouse in the north of... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The North East Combined Authority has appointed Tobyn Hughes as  managing director for transport operations for the North East of England, a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary has announced that Stagecoach/Virgin have won the new East Coast franchise following a "rigorous competition". The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A survey of medium-sized business leaders has found that local transport is their top priority for devolution. The survey by Grant Thornton UK LLP... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
LABOUR MPs have accused the Government of double standards by backing bus franchising in Greater Manchester but not anywhere else.  During a... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Traffic commissioner for the North East of England, Kevin Rooney, will chair the Quality Contract Scheme board to scrutinise the North East Combined... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
In a few weeks’ time we should see what the Government and its local authority partners have in mind for the new Northern and TransPennine... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister has signalled that the autumn statement will include road upgrades from the south west to the north east of England. David... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor George Osborne has held out the prospect of ring-fencing funds raised from shale gas extraction in northern England for transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The North East Combined Authority has put itself on a collision course with bus operators by approving plans to introduce a bus Quality Contract... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has endorsed plans for a major upgrade to TransPennine rail links between Manchester and Leeds as the first part of plans to improve... continue
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