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The Office of Rail Regulation has set reduced charges for passenger and freight operators on HS1, the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, in Control Period 2... continue
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The rail industry has launched a review of track access charges paid by train operators to Network Rail. The review, announced by the Rail Delivery... continue
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FirstGroup could be granted a  further five-year direct award to run the Great Western franchise until 2020.  First was awarded a two-year... continue
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Deniz Huseyin
More than 500 delegates attended Cycle City expo in Leeds on 1-2 May, confirming its position as the UK’s largest cycling planning and policy... continue
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Rik Thomas
ON 6 May, The Edinburgh Evening News, which has long been a staunch critic of the delays and cost overruns that have become synonymous with... continue
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Andrew Forster
Leicestershire County Council is expected to approve plans next week for four ‘community bus partnerships’ (CBPs) that will see local... continue
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Letters to the editor
If Robert Davis “was brought up to be courteous” why does he characterise his opponents as “extreme car fanatics” (Letters... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington adds to the nonsense spoken about capacity by opponents of HS2 (Letter LTT 18 Apr). The figure of 170 passengers per Virgin train... continue
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Comment extra
Paul Salveson
It has to be admitted that there is a certain category of transport person who gets a bit obsessive about railway re-openings. The ultimate aim is to... continue
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Viewpoint
Malcolm Bulpitt
Thanks to our Government’s desire for a major vanity project this country appears to be heading towards the expenditure of a huge sum of money... continue
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The Welsh Government has awarded the Vale of Glamorgan and Ceredigion councils £100,000 each to trial new methods of delivering public... continue
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Local authorities in Tyne and Wear have secured just over £900,000 of additional Local Sustainable Transport Fund cash from a £2m DfT... continue
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The long-term future of Barnsley’s cheap bus fare scheme for young people is in doubt because of budgetary pressures. Barnsley Metropolitan... continue
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Stagecoach is to cut its bus fleet in South Wales by 10% from mid-July, blaming the decision on the Welsh Government’s bus spending... continue
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The Scottish Government has announced a further funding boost for cycling north of the border, with £4.5m being awarded to Cycling Scotland... continue
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Deputy Prime minister Nick Clegg has announced how the Government plans to allocate  £500m to promote ultra low emission vehicles between... continue
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Calderdale Council in West Yorkshire has approved plans for blanket 20mph speed limits in residential areas, with the programme part-funded by public... continue
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Forty-two railway stations across Britain are to share £100m to improve accessibility for disabled passengers, rail minister Baroness Kramer... continue
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Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has announced almost £5m to improve bus facilities in Newport and Merthyr Tydfil. Newport will receive... continue
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As the Government approves plans to reform the Highways Agency, we have now hit a turning point in the way England’s strategic roads are... continue
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