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Lead Story
research released this week has revealed that Manchester’s roads, with an average speed of 17.4mph, are the fourth slowest in Europe, behind... continue
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Bus News
BUS OPERATORS are not responding to the challenge of growing bus use and this is why many local authorities, specifically PTEs, are looking at... continue
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Rail News
The new chair of the Passenger Transport Authorities’ special interest group, Mark Dowd has written to the transport secretary Ruth Kelly to... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
THE CONFEDERATION of Passenger Transport and PTEG have both responded to the government’s draft local transport bill, welcoming plans to... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
STAGECOACH’S DECISION to introduce a levy on passengers using interchanges in the South Yorkshire region is causing confusion and damaging... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach this week announced a massive £15m investment in a fleet of new buses as it endorsed Greater Manchester’s bid for £3bn... continue
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Bus News
A free city centre bus service will be introduced in Sheffield at the end of October, supported by South Yorkshire PTE. Their proposal to fund the... continue
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People
Merseytravel PTA chair, councillor Mark Dowd, has been appointed chair of the Passenger Transport Authorities’ Special Interest Group, which... continue
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People
Nexus has appointed Tobyn Hughes as its new head of strategy to strengthen its £600m bid to government for modernisation of Tyne and Wear Metro... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
SCOTTISH TRAFFIC commissioner Joan Aitken has welcomed the news that Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is to fund a team of ‘bus... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News
Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive has started a nationwide search for a new team to oversee the expansion of its Metrolink light rail... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News
over £50M will be invested in the reinvigoration of the Metro light rail system over the next two years, the Tyne and Wear PTA announced last... continue
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Rail News
Metro has welcomed the news that the Department for Transport has earmarked between 60 and 90 new rail carriages for West... continue
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Bus News
Centro-PTA this week signed a new voluntary partnership agreement with National Express-owned Travel West Midlands. The agreement covers six key... continue
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Rail News
Improvements inside Lime Street Station have been completed in time for Liverpool’s 800th birthday celebrations. The £2m works, fully... continue
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Rail News
Tyne and Wear PTE and Nexus is to get £12.8m from the Department for Transport to install new ticket machines and barriers on the Metro light... continue
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Regular News
First’s ftr in Leeds was celebrated as a success last week when chief executive Moir Lockhead named an ftr vehicle ‘Spirit of... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
Imagine this scenario as a passenger. Your local bus operator has announced a 10p fare rise on the price of your ticket, as your destination happens... continue
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Bus News
bus operators received assurances from new transport secretary Ruth Kelly that she will not instigate a change in direction on bus policy. Kelly and... continue
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Rail News
“While the white paper goes some way to meeting rising demand in the Leeds city region, more is needed to reduce overcrowding. Further... continue
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