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Local Transport Today
People/people
John Redding has been appointed an associate director at consultant AECOM in the company’s Newcastle office. He joins from consultant RPS where... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nexus, the Tyne and Wear PTE, has welcomed the DfT’s final confirmation of £13.4m to replace 225 ticket machines and installed new... continue
New Transit
Light Rail News
Nexus today welcomed the government's final confirmation of £13.4m funding, which will see 225 ticket machines replaced on the Tyne and Wear... continue
New Transit
Technology News
Tyne and Wear PTE Nexus, which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has acted to close down a Facebook newsgroup aimed at tracking the movements... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Three bidders have submitted bids to Nexus for the operating concession of the Tyne and Wear Metro. The bidders for the seven-nine year concession... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Go Ahead North East have refreshed the bus livery of its coastal Drifter services to dark green, including ‘Drifter’ logo of the landmark... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority looks set to take an “advisory and co-ordinating” role on a core strategic road network in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in Tyne and Wear plan to employ local people rather than consultants to deliver many of the sustainable travel city measures if the... continue
New Transit
People
Transport secretary Lord Adonis has announced that Elaine Holt, until recently the managing director of First Capital Connect, has been appointed as... continue
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Projects
More than 200 delegates from engineering, construction and rail firms across Europe attended a conference in Newcastle to find out more about... continue
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Projects
Transport minister Sadiq Khan has announced a £62m upgrade to bus services in the Tees Valley. The funding will improve services on a number of... continue
New Transit
Reflections
The immediate effect on National Express Group of the lack of clarity over the future of its rail operations will be to make its planned £400m... continue
New Transit
End of the line
The writing has been on the wall at National Express East Coast for some time, at least according to the Railway Eye blog. The latest customer... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Amey has become the largest holder of Highways Agency’s TechMAC contracts. At the start of July, the company was awarded the contract for North... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Newcastle City Council is accelerating the programme of introducing 20mph speed limits across the city’s residential streets. Councillors... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Go Ahead North East is introducing a double bonus with earlier start times on bus and Metro in July and August for over-60s and eligible... continue
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Light Rail News
The RMT has said that one of the four approved bidders for the privatisation of Tyne and Wear Metro – MTR Rail from Hong Kong... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
The DfT has confirmed £40m of funding towards, and given programme entry status to, bus improvements in the Tees Valley. A further £11.2m... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Durham County Council has approved the award of its Durham park-and-ride contract after the council’s legal team ruled that unsuccessful... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Simpler and cheaper fares are being credited with reversing a 20-year decline in public transport trips made by children in Tyne and Wear. Nexus... continue
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