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Local Transport Today
People/people
Steer Davies Gleave director Neil Chadwick has joined South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive as acting director of strategy on a one-year... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Birmingham have approved proposals to extend Midland Metro to support a £450m redevelopment on the western edge of the city... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Britain’s light rail systems enjoyed mixed fortunes last year, with some recording rising passenger numbers but two recording declines. DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Greater Manchester’s original fleet of 32 Metrolink vehicles is to be replaced by new vehicles by 2014. Having approved the replacement of 12... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Parry, Chairman, JPM Parry & Associates, Cradley Heath B64
There is little encouragement nowadays for commuting journeys to be done entirely by private car. Travel by rail is generally now considered the best... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
In our 06 July issue we reported safety concerns of the police, fire service and local authorities in South Yorkshire over the Highways... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Liverpool city councillor Liam Robinson has been appointed chairman of Merseytravel, replacing Sefton councillor Mark Dowd. Robinson was station... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Fifty years of public transport campaigning by the Scottish Association of Public Transport (SAPT) are celebrated in a new book. Between 1962 and... continue
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Regular news
POLITical leaders in Greater Manchester are planning  to accelerate the delivery of a Manchester Metrolink extension to the huge Trafford... continue
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News
Intelligent public transport infrastructure manufacturer, Trueform, has been sold to UK private investment firm GIL Investments Ltd. Trueform, which... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Geoff Inskip, chairman of PTEG and light rail representative body UK Tram, has called on the Department for Transport to set aside £100m per... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The upgraded Croydon Tramlink service has been launched with a 50% increase in frequency on the busiest part of the network. A new four trams per... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
BEFORE ANY of you complain that my title misquotes the well-known proverb, let me observe that I’m only quoting a line from my favourite Laurel... continue
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Secondary stories
Transport minister Norman Baker has given the go-ahead to a £58m project to trial tram-train vehicles in South Yorkshire. The trial will see... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Merseytravel’s somewhat awkward relationship with local authority leaders and the Local Enterprise Partnership was highlighted last month by... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Balfour Beatty has been named preferred bidder to build Centro’s 1.3km Midland Metro extension, seeing off competition from Morgan Sindall and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Liberal Democrats in Edinburgh are alone amongst the parties aiming to take control of the council in the elections next week in pledging to... continue
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Regular news
Bombardier Transportation has opened a new monorail vehicle manufacturing facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The US$15m production facility will be... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has appointed consultant Systra to advise on the procurement of new automated rolling stock, signalling,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Employers in Nottingham have made a range of responses to the UK’s first workplace parking levy scheme, for which charges will begin next week... continue
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