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Local Transport Today
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Network Rail has completed a £45m project to double the single-track railway between Swindon and Kemble, which will increase capacity and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
COUNCILLORS IN Dorset have agreed the next steps towards reinstating passenger rail services between the seaside town of Swanage and the national... continue
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The cost of electrifying the Great Western Main Line has soared way above initial expectations, Network Rail has confirmed.  When plans to... continue
Local Transport Today
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  What is the benefit:cost ratio for the Highways Agency’s A556 dual carriageway improvement scheme, just approved by ministers? A... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Chancellor George Osborne has promised to unveil "further improvements" to South West England's road and rail networks in the last autumn statement... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Liberal Democrats will pledge to scrap tolls on the Severn crossings in the next Parliament. The bridges are currently administered by the Severn... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Liberal Democrats will scrap tolls on the Severn Bridge when the private concession ends in 2018 if they are in Government after the General... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has been attacked by Labour for "electioneering" visits to the West Country as he faced calls for a new rail... continue
Local Transport Today
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A higher percent of Bristol residents commute by bike and foot than in any other local authority in the country, according to the city... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Cornwall Council is to explore with the DfT and bus operators new ways of delivering bus services in the area, with London-style franchising being... continue
Local Transport Today
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How long does it take to get a new road built in the UK? Most transport experts would answer that question with a comment something along the lines... continue
Local Transport Today
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Opponents of the three bus rapid transit routes in Bristol and the surrounding area say the investment will have a negligible impact on passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
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Devon County Council has released more details of its plan to reinstate the railway to Tavistock on the western edge of Dartmoor National Park. Devon... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bristol City Council plans to test the impact of new cycle schemes using temporary infrastructure. “It can be difficult to assess the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bristol City Council plans to test the impact of new cycle schemes using temporary infrastructure. “It can be difficult to assess the... continue
Local Transport Today
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John W E Helm
A Network Rail study of alternative rail routes into Cornwall and Devon that would bypass the disaster-prone Exeter-Newton Abbot section of route has... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The DfT today faces calls for increased spend on transport networks in South-West England and northern England in order to support the economic... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local MPs Kerry McCarthy and Charlotte Leslie and 11 councillors are calling on Bristol City Council and South Gloucestershire Council to make... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bristol City Council is consulting on a new cycling strategy, which includes a commitment to a more comprehensive and simple cycle network.... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bus passenger numbers have increased on services using the ten corridors of the £80m Greater Bristol Bus Network (GBBN) project, according to a... continue
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