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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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London’s public transport networks are carrying about 500 million more passenger journeys a year than they were five years ago, according to... continue
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Passenger numbers and revenue on light rail systems in Birmingham, Sheffield and Blackpool all fell last year (2014/15), according to figures... continue
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Lee Baker
The Midlands Metro, Sheffield Supertram and Blackpool Tramway all suffered a decline in passengers in the last financial year, according to official... continue
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Councillors in Birmingham have approved funding for an extension of the Midland Metro light rail line from New Street to Centenary Square on the west... continue
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The inquiry team investigating the ill-fated Edinburgh Tram project has invited public submissions on the key issues under consideration. The... continue
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Andrew Forster
A passenger railway branch line in Hertfordshire could be converted into a busway or light railway under plans to improve east-west orbital public... continue
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Transport for London is consulting on plans for a new tram loop in Croydon to increase line capacity and support the town centre redevelopment. The... continue
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Councillors in Edinburgh were this week expected to approve new appointments to the boards of Transport for Edinburgh, Lothian Buses, and Edinburgh... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed a team led by Cubic Transportation Systems to deliver a travel information system. OPTIS (Optimised... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester has invited expressions of interest in the contract to operate and maintain the Metrolink light rail... continue
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The Docklands Light Railway is looking to replace more than half its fleet of light rail vehicles, even though some are just 12 years old. The DLR... continue
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Centro and Birmingham City Council have chosen the route for a Midland Metro extension through Digbeth. The first section of the Eastside Metro route... continue
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The North East Combined Authority (NECA) is reviewing how Nexus, the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive, is governed. The PTE, established... continue
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Public transport operators in South Yorkshire have agreed to fund the printing of paper timetables for some of their services following the... continue
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Aberdeen City Council is to commission a study into rapid transit systems for the city. The context for the cross-city connections study is the... continue
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