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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tony Bolden, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN16
Lewis Carroll is still writing the scripts about high-speed rail! Is the curious announcement about HS3 to bring about faster and closer connections... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
Your article on the vision for the North’s railways (‘Same but different? Councils and DfT set visions for North’s railways’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has agreed the release of £29.2m towards North Yorkshire County Council’s £34.2m A684 Bedale, Aiskew and Leeming Bar... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The future of rail services in the north of England was the focus for this month’s Connected North conference in Huddersfield, writes John W E... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Two rival plans are being developed to solve rolling stock shortages in northern England using redundant London Underground rolling stock. Delegates... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities across the north of England are considering proposed governance arrangements for rail services provided by the Northern and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
LOCAL AUTHORITIES in West Yorkshire are to review their transport priorities following this month’s growth deal settlement, which signalled... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Alistair Kirk will join HS2 Ltd in September as programme & strategy director for HS2 phases one and two. He joins from consultant EC Harris,... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
North Yorkshire County Council has reduced Ringway’s highway maintenance contract by one year after the firm failed to meet three of its... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Leeds City Council has released more details of a proposed 15-mile cycle superhighway linking Bradford city centre and Cross Gates, east of Leeds... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Regular news
The Government has asked High Speed 2 chairman Sir David Higgins to study ways to improve connectivity between cities in the north of... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
DESCRIBING THE start of the latest Tour de France in the hitherto unknown French ‘department’ of Yorkshire, The Northern Echo newspaper... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
ON 30 JUNE, former Independent editor Chris Blackhurst, despite being a longstanding opponent of the proposed HS2 high-speed rail network, appeared... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A big rise in fare-paying adult bus passengers in Sheffield has outweighed losses in concessionary trips by older people and children, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
A vigorous debate is underway about the future of the north of England’s railways. The Chancellor last month called for a high-speed railway... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has rejected the Highways Agency’s plan to operate a 60mph speed limit all day on smart motorway... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has ordered the preparation of a single transport plan for the area.  At their meeting at the end of May,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has asked HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins to draw up proposals both to bring high speed rail faster to northern... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE ANNOUNCEMENT by chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne of tentative plans for a high-speed rail link between several cities in the north of... continue
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