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Local Transport Today
In brief
A freight consolidation centre is almost certain to be set up in Newcastle next year with electric vehicles being used to distribute goods for the... continue
New Transit
Light Rail News Lead Story
Nexus, the Tyne & Wear PTE, has awarded framework agreements with five major construction companies to deliver its £385m all change... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Demand for rail services in the North of England and Scotland is likely to grow significantly over the next decade, according to Network Rail’s... continue
New Transit
News Lead Story
As Go Ahead this morning revealed the retirement of chief executive Keith Ludeman and the appointment of TfL's David Brown as his successor, the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
What is claimed to be the largest ever workplace personal travel planning project is being run in Tyne and Wear. The conurbation’s smarter... continue
New Transit
Rail News
The number of passengers using the North's rail system is set to soar over the next ten and twenty years, according to a new report published by... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Nexus has awarded two framework contracts to upgrade infrastructure on the Tyne and Wear Metro. May Gurney, Serco and Morgan Ashurst have been... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Roads minister Mike Penning has announced plans to designate the A1 between Newcastle and the Scottish border as a road of national importance. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Sunderland City Council is continuing with development work on the ‘core elements’ of the Sunderland Strategic Transport Corridor Phase 2... continue
New Transit
Rail News Lead Story
A cross-party group of MPs have come together to establish a new all parliamentary group to promote investment in rail in the North of England that... continue
New Transit
People
There are many people holding a range of high management positions in Stagecoach’s Uk bus business who started their careers as trainee drivers... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Northumberland County Council’s executive has deferred a decision on introducing car parking charges for staff and members at its premises. The... continue
New Transit
People
Serco and Abellio have announced the appointment of Ian Bevan as managing director of their Northern Rail train operating company. He joined Northern... continue
New Transit
Feature Detail
Milne graduated in 2001 with a degree in French, German and marketing at Salford University. Her first job was in a marketing and sales role at a... continue
New Transit
Feature Detail
Hughes joined Nexus, the Tyne & Wear PTE, two years ago as director of strategy. He had previously been employed by Leyland and then British... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Bus operator Go?North East has introduced a trial of smartcard technology as a prelude to the nationwide roll out of ‘The Key’, parent... continue
New Transit
Rail News
There was little mention of transport in today's (Tuesday) emergency budget, but chancellor George Osbourne said that the coalition government would... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus operator Go North East has launched the first bus-based smartcard ticket in the region. Passengers on the Sunderland-Durham service will be the... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Train operator Northern Rail has confirmed that it has secured a two-year extension to its franchise as a result of beating performance targets at... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Serco and Abellio have secured a two-year extension to the Northern Rail franchise contract which they operate in a 50/50 joint venture. The... continue
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