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Local Transport Today
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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
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Rail fares in Northern conurbations could rise significantly under proposals to fund rail investment being studied by Passenger Transport Executives.... continue
Local Transport Today
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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
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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
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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
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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
New Transit
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
New Transit
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
Local Transport Today
In brief
Tolls for lorries using the Tyne Tunnels are set to more than double over the next three years under plans approved by Tyne and Wear Integrated... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Hartlepool have rejected plans for a town-wide 20mph limit after a public consultation on the idea attracted fewer than 100 responses.... continue
New Transit
Technology News
Deniz Huseyin
Nexus has launched an interactive teaching pack to warn children across Tyne & Wear about the dangers of trespassing onto rail lines. Nexus, which... continue
New Transit
Rail News
August 12 Transport secretary Philip Hammond has left the door open for a “radical restructuring” of rail services in the North of... continue
New Transit
Rail News
The Department for Transport has announced that Northern Rail and First Great Western will receive additional rolling stock in December following the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Redcar and Cleveland Council is to operate a village bus service to plug gaps left after tendered services are cut. Many tendered bus services are... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Northern Rail Executive could be set up to manage rail services across the North of England. The idea is being explored by the Passenger Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Baggs - Horsham, RH12
The letter from David Holding raises a long-standing point in relation to the operation of local stopping services on the sections of the East Coast... continue
New Transit
Products & Services
The Tyne and Wear PTE Nexus is to commission consultants to help develop a long-term strategy for either expanding the Metro’s coverage or... continue
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