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Edward Gibbins, Alsager ST7
When the Settle-Carlisle line was being considered for closure in 1984, Mr Withrington and the Railway Conversion League were conspicuous by their... continue
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Claims that local rail services pay a disproportionate share of rail industry costs will be considered in the Office of Rail Regulation’s... continue
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Andrew Forster
Most local authority major transport schemes cost more than originally forecast, take longer to deliver than forecast, and cannot be properly... continue
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Residents of Halton will be eligible for free trips across the Silver Jubilee Bridge and the new Mersey Gateway Crossing under a deal announced by... continue
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The nation’s infatuation with big infrastructure projects has taken two more steps forward in the last ten days with publication of hugely... continue
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Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail manager, Campaign for Better Transport, London
Only around 15 per cent of rail freight flows receive any grant support (‘Rail freight subsidies are still justified says lorry cost... continue
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Julian Peddle, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
I am pleased to see that the Welsh Government and Welsh bus operators have agreed payments for the Welsh scheme going forward at  a... continue
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Kent County Council is to consult on plans for a new Thanet Parkway rail station between Ramsgate and Minster on the Ramsgate-Ashford line. The... continue
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The DfT has agreed the release of £29.2m towards North Yorkshire County Council’s £34.2m A684 Bedale, Aiskew and Leeming Bar... continue
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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
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Transport has secured about 75% of the Local Growth Fund cash released by ministers so far – a much bigger share than what the DfT put into the... continue
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Local authorities across the north of England are considering proposed governance arrangements for rail services provided by the Northern and... continue
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Andrew Forster
Local rail services in England’s regions are being unfairly portrayed as expensive to operate and heavily subsidised because of biases in the... continue
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Passengers using the Welsh Government-funded air service between Cardiff and RAF Valley on Anglesey benefit from an average subsidy of £86 per... continue
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The Highways Agency has re-started design work for a new junction on the M20 near Ashford to ease congestion and open up development... continue
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Andrew Forster
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has put off a  decision on where to locate a new Lower Thames Crossing until 2016 and asked the Highways... continue
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Former Heathrow Airport chief executive Colin Matthews has been appointed chairman of the Highways Agency, which is about to be transformed into a... continue
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A project to develop less visually intrusive overhead power supply systems for light rail has won a grant from the Government’s Technology... continue
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Andrew Forster
LOCAL AUTHORITIES in West Yorkshire are to review their transport priorities following this month’s growth deal settlement, which signalled... continue
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Forty-Four packages of measures to promote walking, cycling and public transport will share £64m of revenue funding in the final round of the... continue
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