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Transport for London’s bus director has defended the decision not to deploy conductors on one of the routes using the New Bus for London.... continue
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Plans to connect the London-West Midlands high-speed rail line with HS1, the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, could be thwarted by the Government’s... continue
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People/people
Transport for London employee Kerri Rogan has been awarded the 2003 Voorhees-Large Price for the best dissertation submitted by a UK resident... continue
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The Government has announced compensation arrangements for people living close to the proposed London-West Midlands high-speed rail line.  An... continue
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The Government should consider operating trains over High Speed 2 initially at reduced speeds so as to limit carbon dioxide emissions, say a... continue
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The Information Commissioner has launched a legal challenge against the Government over its refusal to publish a critical report by its Major... continue
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In brief
Transport for London is seeking suppliers for 39 new electric multiple unit trains. The majority (30) of the EMUs will see use on the West Anglia... continue
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Delays caused by utility works and road works on London’s busiest roads have been slashed following the introduction of a lane rental charging... continue
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Transport for London should encourage walking and cycling by giving rebates to people who don’t use their travelcard season tickets every... continue
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People/people
Heathrow Airport chief executive Colin Matthews, 57, is to stand down in June after six years in post. ... continue
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Regular news
Capacity on one of the busiest sections of the M25 was increased this week with the conversion of the hard shoulder into a permanent extra running... continue
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Media monitor
On 7 April former transport secretary Andrew Adonis used a column in London’s Evening Standard to extoll the virtues of the capital’s... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
HS2 is not, as claimed by Graham Nalty, a great idea being led by the wrong kind of people (Viewpoint LTT 4 Apr). It is a disastrous idea being by... continue
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Letters to the editor
William A M Barter, Towcester, Northants NN12
As the Second Reading in the House of Commons of the HS2 Phase One Hybrid Bill approaches, the arguments against constructing the line become yet... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey, London N8
Graham Nalty is right to criticise the notion of parkway stations for HS2 (Viewpoint LTT 4 Apr). The time and effort needed to get from station to... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Loose, Maidstone, Kent ME15
The HS2 saga moves on. Now that the suggested link to HS1 and the rest of Europe is being abandoned this highlights the fact that HS2 is in reality... continue
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Lee Baker
The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has hailed the sealing of the £2.7bn funding deal to build a new fleet of nearly 500 train carriages... continue
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Lee Baker
The DfT has announced the extension of the Abellio Greater Anglia franchise to October 2016 after agreeing a £20m programme aimed at improving... continue
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Lee Baker
The Highways Agency is telling drivers to not drive in motorway lanes with a red X displayed ahead of the opening of the new smart motorway sections... continue
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Lee Baker
Rail unions today take legal action to challenge Government plans to re-privatise th... continue
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