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Local Transport Today
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Rik Thomas
Before the General Election, the chief executive of IAG (the company that owns British Airways), Willie Walsh, “attacked the UK’s main... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister is set to announce who will get the transport job in the reshuffle to start his first Conservative majority government. On Friday... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The Conservative Party faces a rebellion over Heathrow expansion with Boris Johnson pledging to join his neighbouring Labour MP John McDonnell in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Engineers and manufacturers have warned of uncertainty for infrastructure if the General Election produces an indecisive result. The Institution of... continue
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News
FirstGroup is hoping to launch open access rail services between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh. Having lost out to a Stagecoach/Virgin joint... continue
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Regular news
The Government has dropped plans to build a spur off the London to West Midlands high-speed line to serve Heathrow Airport.  The Conservative... continue
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Plans to give North Wales its first regular rail service to Manchester Airport have been blocked at the eleventh hour, to preserve capacity for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has appointed consultant Pwc to advise on the future of Manston Airport in Kent, which closed last May. Thanet District Council has been... continue
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In brief
The owners of Gatwick Airport have pledged to deliver a second runway without any Government funding. “We have given a guarantee to Government... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor today signalled backing for HS3, pledged to protect capital spending despite a further fiscal squeeze, and announced new transport... continue
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In brief
The Airports Commission has received 68,000 responses to its consultation on the three shortlisted options for airport expansion: a third runway at... continue
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Detail
Air Passenger Duty (APD) could be levied at differential rates within England, the UK Government has announced, in an effort to placate airports... continue
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Regular news
The Welsh Government has confirmed that the financial case for a new four-year contract for intra-Wales flights did not take into account how... continue
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Lee Baker
The challenge of implementing any recommendation to expand Heathrow from the Davies Commission into how the U.K can maintain its status as an... continue
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Interview
John Davies is one of many British Rail managers who left the industry in the 1990s. He left despite – or perhaps because of – his... continue
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News
The owners of Heathrow Airport have pledged to fund a £700m noise insulation scheme  for homes affected by aviation noise in return for... continue
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News
The DfT has launched a grant scheme to help the UK’s smallest regional airports attract new air services. The start-up aid will be paid to... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The Labour Party has set out a remit for its proposed national infrastructure commission, so it can include the new body in its first Queen's Speech,... continue
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Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
Glenn Lyons fears that the Government’s road investment strategy is based on the discredited ‘predict and provide’ philosophy... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has said on a visit to Yorkshire for Transport for the North's inaugural meeting that he wanted the North of... continue
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