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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has promised to legislate in the next Parliament to bring HS2 to Crewe. McLoughlin said he was satisfied with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government wants ambitious rail upgrades for across northern England - so-called 'TransNorth' links - to be delivered from 2019 including from... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Nick Butler has joined Parose Projects Ltd as a senior transport planner from Darlington Borough Council where he was a sustainable transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The North East Combined Authority (NECA) is reviewing how Nexus, the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive, is governed. The PTE, established... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Oral hearings into the plans of Nexus for a Quality Contract Scheme in Tyne and Wear have been delayed until July after the PTE asked the QCS... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has discontinued the tender process for three more asset support contracts (ASCs) after existing bids were deemed... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The question of how we make more use of small and medium-sized stations has been addressed in these columns on several occasions in the past. As we... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has granted development consent for Northumberland County Council’s 2.5-mile Morpeth Northern bypass.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The North East Combined Authority wants to re-open an old railway south of Newcastle to ease capacity pressures on the East Coast Main Line that... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local authorities are unlikely to bear any of the financial risk associated with the new Northern Rail and TransPennine Express franchises, which are... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Graham Howard has joined Intelligent Data as regional director for the Midlands/North and Wales, working from the firm’s new offices in... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“The year 2014 – after shattering temperatures records that had stood for hundreds of years across virtually all of Europe, and roasting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has said on a visit to Yorkshire for Transport for the North's inaugural meeting that he wanted the North of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Northumberland County Council is to review its network of subsidised bus services using new criteria that include accessibility-based measures. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
More details have emerged of the  transport strategy work being undertaken by new body Transport for the North (TfN). Eight workstreams are... continue
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
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