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Local Transport Today
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FURTHER?CUTS to concessionary fares grant and a failure to reform the way the grant is distributed will make the statutory free bus travel scheme for... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councillors on Merseytravel will receive the results on an independent audit into the way the organisation has been managed in the next few weeks.... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Local Government Association is calling on the DfT to establish an emergency capital highways maintenance fund in response to this week’s... continue
Local Transport Today
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A package of walking, cycling and public transport measures to ease congestion on the A1 Western Bypass in Newcastle has received £5m from the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
When David Cameron was appointed Prime Minister in May 2010 he stated that, in the interests of good government, he wanted to leave ministers in post... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Department for Transport has confirmed that it is preparing to transfer passenger rail services on the West Coast Main Line to Directly Operated... continue
Local Transport Today
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A project to improve sustainable travel options across Tyne and Wear will go ahead after the Department for Transport (DfT) today approved a revised... continue
New Transit
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A major project by Siemens to upgrade over 160 traffic signal controllers in Newcastle and across the Tyne and Wear region is to go ahead following... continue
New Transit
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David Crawford
Scotland is giving top-level status to the role of public authorities in promoting better passenger information. In a pioneering collaboration,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Airport operator Peel Airports has reported losses of £11.4m in the last financial year, up from £3.2m the previous year, due primarily... continue
Local Transport Today
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The shadow transport secretary, Maria Eagle, has called for train services on the East Coast main line to remain in government hands. The previous... continue
Local Transport Today
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Nexus, the Tyne and Wear PTE, has begun consulting bus operators, local authorities and trade unions on a draft bus Quality Contract Scheme but... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Tyne & Wear Integrated Transport Authority is sending a list of its transport datasets to local developers to help establish what they... continue
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Local Transport Today
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Nexus is consulting on a new bus strategy for Tyne and Wear that will provide the context for a decision on whether to implement Quality... continue
Local Transport Today
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Siemens has been awarded a contract by the Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority to upgrade over 160 traffic signal controllers in the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Department for Transport announced a £4.5bn investment in new trains with the award of a contract to finance, build and maintain new intercity... continue
New Transit
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West Yorkshire’s Integrated Transport Authority (ITA) members have voted to support the introduction of England’s first Quality Contract... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new freight membership scheme has been launched in Tyne and Wear to promote best practice in goods deliveries. The Tyne and Wear Fleet Operator... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Local authorities in North East England are considering asking the DfT to create a rail franchise for the region. Local services in the area... continue
Local Transport Today
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PTEs interested in implementing bus Quality Contracts are considering appointing an ‘operator of last resort’ who would be brought in to... continue
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