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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Your Media Monitor referring to the article by Steve Howell about the Cardiff Valleys rail network is slightly misleading (‘Return of trams to... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester has given more detail of its thinking on future public transport ticketing systems following its decision to... continue
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Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Local government funding cuts are one of the driving forces behind Transport for Greater Manchester’s interest in bus franchising, a senior... continue
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The City of Edinburgh Council is budgeting for £2m of costs associated with the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry, but will not fund legal representation... continue
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On 3 August Western Mail business columnist Steve Howell made an impassioned, not to say lengthy, plea on the Wales Online website for trams to be... continue
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The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is examining how the conurbation’s public transport networks can be enhanced to create a... continue
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The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority is consulting on a 20-year transport plan for the conurbation featuring major improvements to all... continue
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West Yorkshire Combined Authority is preparing a procurement strategy to deliver schemes in the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund (WY+TF).  A... continue
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Centro plans to appoint a single contractor and designer to deliver extensions to the Midland Metro light rail network over a ten-year... continue
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Letters to the editor
John Parry, Parry People Movers Ltd, Cradley Heath, West Midlands B64
Your comment column on ultra-light rail in the last issue ends by asking what is the potential market size for the technology in the UK (‘Any... continue
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The Government has announced the next steps in its transport devolution agenda for the north of England, with plans to place Transport for the North... continue
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The Welsh Government’s new transport company will be modelled on Transport for London, Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has confirmed. The... continue
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Andrew Forster
Chatting with John Parry about his Parry People Mover (PPM) lightweight railcars is a pleasant way to spend an afternoon. He’s warm,... continue
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Readers may well think it is overkill to devote six pages to the tale of ultra-light rail in the UK; by the time we had finished writing, we were... continue
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Continued from part 1.... The Very Light Rail project The Revolution Very Light Rail (VLR) project is meanwhile gathering pace. “The main... continue
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Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The City of Edinburgh Council is exploring how to raise funds to extend its tram line into the north of the city.  The city’s first tram... continue
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Lancashire County Council is exploring if the Blackpool South – Preston railway line (the South Fylde line) could be integrated with the... continue
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The London Borough of Sutton is commissioning advisers to develop a communications strategy for extending the Tramlink to Sutton town centre via... continue
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Edinburgh’s new tram carried 4.92 million passengers in its first year, about 370,000 higher than forecast. Tram services on the nine-mile line... continue
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Edinburgh’s trams are carrying bicycles on off-peak services on a trial basis until the end of June. A maximum of two bicycles are permitted on... continue
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