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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lancashire County Council has unveiled a £23m plan to transform Preston’s listed bus station, including providing leisure facilities for... continue
Local Transport Today
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Critics of HS2 have accused the scheme’s promoters of flouting parliamentary procedure by initiating the procurement process before the project... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Liverpool City Council is to permanently remove all the bus lanes on radial roads. Liverpool’s Labour cabinet approved plans last week to... continue
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The Government this week ordered reviews into the location of proposed high-speed rail stations in Leeds and the East Midlands, following a review of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Consultant SYSTRA is working with Network Rail to assist the Government’s investigations of priorities for electrifying rail lines in the north... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
London First chief executive Baroness Jo Valentine has been appointed a non-executive director of HS2 Ltd, along with Christine Emmett and Neil... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Prime Minister and Chancellor have backed a recommended new transport body, Transport for the North, and signalled their support for a new high... continue
Local Transport Today
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Deniz Huseyin
Almost all of Liverpool’s bus lanes are to be removed, the city counc... continue
Local Transport Today
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Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council is having to revise its free parking policy for owners of low emission vehicles because of the abolition of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A MAJOR extension to the Metrolink network in Greater Manchester will go live next month with the opening of the  route to Manchester Airport... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government is expected to drop plans for a high-speed rail station at Toton, between Nottingham and Derby, later this month. Government company... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A major new road scheme to remove traffic from Stockport has been endorsed in a study of the A6 corridor between Manchester and Buxton in the Peak... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed Nicola Kane as its transport strategy manager. Kane joins from consultant Peter Brett Associates where... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The Alliance of British Drivers has just named Bristol City Council the ‘Worst council for drivers and mobility choice’, citing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
The editorial and the Viewpoint article in LTT 656 raises the theme of local people having a greater input and choice into transport decisions in... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Lillian Burns, North West Transport Roundtable/CPRE North-West Regional Group, Prestbury, Cheshire SK10
I am currently serving on the DfT’s TransPennine feasibility study, representing both the North West Regional Group of the Campaign to Protect... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
A full study of all modes of transport on the Southern Trans-Pennine corridor (Greater Manchester to South Yorkshire) is urgently required and will... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Merseytravel has been awarded £420,000 for emission reducing and fuel saving devices to be fitted to buses across the Liverpool City Region... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
THE FULL benefits of the ongoing electrification in the north will not be realised unless provision for new electric trains is made in the new... continue
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