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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport for Greater Manchester committee's cycling champion has used The Guardian to defend the city from an attack from the newspaper's northern... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Network Rail is reportedly considering privatising part of its network in "a simple area of the country where there are only a few train companies in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester has given more detail of its thinking on future public transport ticketing systems following its decision to... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Local government funding cuts are one of the driving forces behind Transport for Greater Manchester’s interest in bus franchising, a senior... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Open access train operator, Great North Western Railway (GNWR), has won permission to commence operations between London and Blackpool. The ORR has... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Councillors in Liverpool have approved the next steps in a major programme of changes to the city’s road network, including city centre public... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary has rejected an accusation that the Government's much-vaunted 'Northern Powerhouse' is "a litany of disasters" in an... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
More details have emerged of Transport for the North, the new pan-north of England transport body. Jon Lamonte, chief executive of Transport for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The cost of building a new rail station serving Ilkeston in Derbyshire has jumped by more than 50%, councillors  have heard.  The station... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport for Greater Manchester this week terminated its contract with Atosto design, build and operate an Oyster-style smartcard for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
One of the success stories of community rail is the way links between small towns and the railway have been strengthened in lots of different ways. I... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
City regions mulling how to make the case for "big devolution deals" over August have been advised to be ambitious and go for fiscal powers by... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Highways and transport staff in Greater Manchester district councils are to be consulted on plans to move to a shared services model for a range of... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT and Transport for the North have awarded a £1.3m contract to a Mouchel/Hyder joint venture to study the viability of a new high... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lancashire County Council is to commission a study of transport options for the North Fylde Coast near Blackpool, including a £200m-plus road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for Greater Manchester has launched a 12-week consultation on a long-term transport strategy to 2040. The document is short of new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Liverpool City Region authorities are examining building a rail link to connect the surface lines into Liverpool Lime Street with the Merseyrail... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Mick Noone, Halton Council’s operational director – policy, planning and transportation, is serving as Transport for the North’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
In early July The Manchester Evening News launched an online petition to, in the paper’s words, “get the Manchester-Leeds rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary believes that cost estimates of rail upgrade schemes are unreliable and he put electrification projects on ice to avoid a... continue
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