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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John Helm
Transport for London had  another record year in 2012/13 according to the recently published annual report & accounts, which show traffic... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The City of Edinburgh Council has published financial forecasts for the city’s first tram route, as well as for municipally-owned Lothian... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail has published the final version of its ‘alternative solutions’ strategy, looking at the potential for greater use of trams,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester is to brand its new multi-modal smartcard for public transport in the conurbation ‘Get me there’.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Councillors in Edinburgh are pressing ahead with major changes to city centre traffic management, despite a consultation exercise revealing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Mayor has set out his intent to draw up plans to extend the capital's tram network within three years and to start construction on the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
South Yorkshire PTE is warning tram passengers of lengthy periods of disruption as the PTE and tram operator Stagecoach embark on a £32m... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT has scrapped a plan to convert the 6.5-mile Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey railway to light rail operation.  In 2010 the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Sutton is stepping up its lobbying of Transport for London to try and get the Tramlink light rail system extended to the town.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for Greater Manchester has identified five rail lines in the conurbation that could be converted to tram-train operation at an estimated... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of Edinburgh Council has raised £7.2m from developers towards the city’s trams, compared with an original target of... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
Lána Pennycook
Sydney is Australia’s largest and most densely populated city, with a population of 4.6 million. The city’s central business district... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Ben Still (pictured) has been appointed interim director general of South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive following the departure of David... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Metrolink services will be extended to south Manchester next week when the 2.7-mile East Didsbury extension opens several months ahead of... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 Is the high-speed rail lobby running out of steam? We ask because the Scottish Government has just ruled out a proposal to extend the network... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Engineering consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Tony Kearns as strategy and operations director for its UK Rail, Transit and Aviation... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Stagecoach and Go-Ahead have both reported meeting expectations for revenue growth and profits for the last financial year. Go-Ahead published an... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Centro has identified its top public transport investment priority in each of the three local transport body areas covering the West Midlands... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
James Hammett has joined the Confederation of Passenger Transport as its fixed track executive, overseeing the interests of light rail operator... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Transport for London announced that four bidders have been shortlisted for the new Docklands Light Railway franchise. As well as Serco, which has... continue
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