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Local Transport Today
In brief
Durham Tees Valley Airport faces an uncertain future after Peel Airports Ltd put its majority shareholding in the loss-making facility up for sale.... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Bus operator Go North East (GNE) has formed a partnership with car club Commonwheels and local bike hire operator Scratch Bikes to offer discounts on... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Parsons Brinckerhoff has secured its second major award – the key Consultancy Services contract - on a project that aims to transform rail... continue
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People
Peter Huntley is to step down as managing director of Go North East at the end of the year, to embark on a self-funded charity trek to the North... continue
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Reflections
Deutsche Bahn has made no secret of its plan to become a major UK rail operator. Its latest purchase, through subsidiary Arriva of open access... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Gateshead College in the north-east of England has established a new company, Zero Carbon Futures, to take on the ‘green vehicle’ work of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The future of Durham Tees Valley Airport is in the spotlight after the airport’s majority shareholder, Peel Airports Ltd, asked the six local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Expressions of interest closed this week for Sunderland City Council’s proposed contract for a new road bridge over the River Wear and... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
At the beginning of November, and three weeks after announcing its provisional remedies to boost competition in Britain’s bus markets (outside... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The House of Commons transport committee has voiced concern that many of the reviewers of the Government’s high-speed rail plans are vocal... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rail fares in Northern conurbations could rise significantly under proposals to fund rail investment being studied by Passenger Transport Executives.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Parking enforcement on South Tyneside is to be handed to a local ‘third sector’ provider under a six-month trial. Councillors on South... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Tyne and Wear are expected to approve the start of work on a bus Quality Contract scheme for the conurbation next week. Tyne and Wear... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Speed cameras in Newcastle have been made operational  for the first time in years, after councillors reacted angrily to discovering they were... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Competition Commission this week published evidence  that major bus operators in the North East and North West of England have engaged in... continue
New Transit
People
Chair of the Department for Transport’s Directly Operated Railways,  Elaine Holt, is to leave at the end of December to take up a new... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A bike hire scheme has been launched in Newcastle by business improvement district company Newcastle NE1 and local business ScratchBikes. The fleet... continue
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Products & Services
A web Microsoft giving parents and children in Tyne and Wear information on the best way to travel to school by bus has been launched by Nexus. The... continue
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Technology News
Northern Rail has launched an online ticket sales service that allows customers to buy tickets for any rail journey in the UK. The website is based... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Northumberland County Council is planning to introduce further 20mph speed limits even though monitoring of trial sites suggests they have had no... continue
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