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Local Transport Today
People/people
Ian Bevan and Steve Butcher have been appointed Northern Rail’s interim managing director and interim deputy managing director respectively.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Northumberland County Council has secured the £600,000 to build a new rail station at Belford, where local services between Newcastle and... continue
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Rail News
A £530m investment package to transform rail travel in the north of England through better stations and quicker, more frequent services was... continue
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Bus News
The Office of Fair Trading has today exercised its discretion not to refer to the Competition Commission two acquisitions by Go Ahead and Arriva in... continue
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Rail News
The £7m project to refurbish Sunderland Station moves to a new phase from Monday, with the main entrance re-opening to passengers. From Monday... continue
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Rail News
Serco and Abellio, the joint owners of train operator Northern Rail, today (Monday) announced the appointment of Ian Bevan as interim managing... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport minister Sadiq Khan this week approved a £580m plan  to modernise and operate the Tyne and Wear Metro. Modernisation of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Prospective train operators will have to include plans for station travel plans in their bids for three franchises under draft plans published by the... continue
New Transit
Light Rail News Lead Story
The government has confirmed today it will award Tyne & Wear PTE Nexus around £580m to modernise and operate the Tyne & Wear Metro... continue
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Bus News
Hundreds of bus passengers at North Tyneside’s Cobalt Business Park have signed-up to the North East’s first fare free zone which allows... continue
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People
Grand Central has announced the appointment of Paul Salveson as its new external relations manager. He joined the open access operator, after four... continue
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End of the line
The British are, of course, known for their love of a good cuppa and it would seem that Grand Central managing director Tom Clift liked the packet of... continue
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Interview Detail
Directly Operated Railways’s East Coast company will pay £333m less in premiums to the government than NXEC would have done. The... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Two business parks in Tyne and Wear reveal a lot about which kind of partnership delivers the most when working with a private sector bus company. Go... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The north-east of England has appointed consultants to undertake its regional Delivering a sustainable transport system (DaSTS) studies. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Northumberland County Council is to change the way it reimburses bus operators for concessionary fares to prevent a possible legal... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Walking and cycling charity Sustrans has pledged to work with Stockton-on-Tees Council to try and find a way to deliver new cycle links after the... continue
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End of the line
Catering Good news for those in First Class on state-owned train operator East Coast - fresh milk is back on the menu! Over the last year we heard... continue
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Projects Lead Story
Nexus inks a deal that will allow it to retain ownership and unlock £300m in funding Nexus, the Tyne &?Wear PTE, has surprised the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
German state rail operator DB looks set to increase its presence in the UK after being named preferred bidder for the contract to operate the Tyne... continue
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