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Councillors in Edinburgh have approved a £3.2m programme of works to return streets in the north of the city to how they looked before... continue
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Modelling exercises conducted by Transport for London have suggested that transport capacity will not be as badly affected as businesses initially... continue
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Transport for London has outlined  options for building Crossrail 2 – the Chelsea-Hackney link – as an automatic metro railway, or... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester has set out how tram-train technology could boost public transport’s role in the conurbation. The draft rail... continue
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Manchester City Council has endorsed the route of the second city crossing for Manchester Metrolink services, following the completion of public... continue
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The Tories and Lib Dems are living proof that people with different ideologies can get on together when the need dictates, but we reckon that getting... continue
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Strathclyde Partnership for Transport plans to procure a fleet of driverless trains for use on the Glasgow Subway, replacing the existing vehicles,... continue
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The European Investment Bank is to lend the Greater Manchester Combined Authority £500m over 30 years for the third phase of Manchester... continue
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A study into future rolling stock options for the Leeds-Harrogate-York railway has been commissioned by Metro, the City of York Council, North... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester has announced plans to withdraw the fleet of trams that launched the Manchester Metrolink system in the early 1990s.... continue
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The feasibility of deploying tram-train vehicles on local rail services in and around Cardiff could be the subject of a new study. The South East... continue
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Tom Hart - Scottish Association for Public Transport
Responding to the proposed Glasgow and Clyde Valley strategic development plan (SDP), the Scottish Association for Public Transport has drawn... continue
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Andrew Forster
Light rail projects must become more affordable through greater system standardisation and taking a new approach to managing utility diversion work,... continue
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Edinburgh’s citizens will have to wait at least another three years before trams start running in the city. The new target opening date for the... continue
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Andrew Forster
Edinburgh’s first tram route will serve the city centre after pressure from the Scottish Government prompted councillors into an abrupt U-turn... continue
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Stagecoach is to return £340m of cash to shareholders after reducing its debt through organic revenue growth and strategic disposals, but has... continue
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Council officers in Edinburgh are scouring the world for places to send some of the city’s trams after Transport for London rejected their use... continue
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Private sector consultants have been appointed to project manage the completion of Edinburgh’s troubled tram scheme. The appointment of Turner... continue
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Tram tracks already laid along Princes Street, Edinburgh’s premier street, could lie unused for years following this week’s decision to... continue
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Andrew Forster
City councillors in Edinburgh this week voted to truncate the city’s first tram line even further, saying that the cost of completing a line to... continue
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