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Local Transport Today
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Nexus is to consult on a new strategy for the Tyne and Wear Metro, with the key objective being to procure a new fleet of trains. The existing train... continue
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Trevor Roberts has left his position as managing director of municipally-owned public transport operator Blackpool Transport Services.... continue
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When it comes to rail-led property developments, Hong Kong-based MTR is probably in a class of its own. It also runs one of the few truly profitable... continue
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Scotland’s transport minister Keith Brown has asked officials to investigate the feasibility of running tram-train vehicles between Glasgow... continue
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Birmingham City Council has published a vision for the area around the proposed Curzon Street HS2 terminus.  The Curzon HS2 Masterplan covers an... continue
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England’s city-region transport bodies are calling on ministers to allocate a bigger slice of transport funding to urban transport schemes,... continue
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Rebecca Fuller has been promoted to policy and research manager, from policy and research advisor, at the Passenger Transport Executive Group.... continue
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Centro and Birmingham City Council are to consult on two options for extending Midland Metro to the city’s proposed new high-speed rail station... continue
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Councillors in the West Midlands have approved £9.7m of cuts to the levy paid by the seven districts to Centro. The levy will reduce to... continue
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Not everyone is looking forward to NGT: Over 600 land acquisitions will have to be made, and nearly 1,800 objections have been lodged. Complainants... continue
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John W E Helm
If Leeds City Council and the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (Metro) get their way, the trolleybus will be returning to the streets of... continue
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Lee Baker
FirstGroup has proposed introducing a 'New Bus for Leeds' modelled on London's new double-deckers as a lower-cost alternative improvement to the... continue
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People/people
Tim Jackson has been appointed head of the British Isles business unit created by French public transport operator RATP Dev. Jackson has led his own... continue
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Plans to extend the Bakerloo line and London Overground further into south London will receive a boost when the outcome of two new studies are... continue
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Letters to the editor
Gavin Smith, Transport for Greater Bristol Alliance, Bristol BS3
In Bristol today is a true battle of the modes. Is it to be car, BRT or rail? The one winning at the moment is the car. Bristol continues to be a... continue
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Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
The Docklands Light Railway deserves applause for relaxing its no bikes rule (‘DLR welcomes cyclists aboard’ LTT 24 Jan). In South... continue
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Andrew Forster
PUBLIC SPENDING on bus services in Greater Manchester and Tyne and Wear is under pressure after councils agreed tough levies for transport... continue
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Transport for London’s budget for 2014/15 will be just over £10.6bn in 2014/15 – £946m higher than in 2013/14, according to... continue
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Firstgroup’s board has explained how it plans to boost shareholder returns in the face of a renewed call for the business to be broken up. In a... continue
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