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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
Local Transport Today
In brief
Durham and Stockton councils have told civil servants that it is “unrealistic” to prepare an outline business case for a streetlighting... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Newcastle City Council Labour councillor David Wood was re-elected chairman of the Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority at the... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Sunderland City Council has granted planning permission for the Sunderland Strategic Transport Corridor Phase 2 – a project that includes a new... 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. The... continue
New Transit
In brief
Train drivers’ union ASLEF has announced that it is planning to make a bid for the new East Coast intercity rail franchise when it is tendered... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Daniel Barrett has joined the DfT regional engagement team and will liaise with the East Midlands and North East regional bodies. He was previously... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nexus, the Tyne and Wear PTE, is to begin a study into ways of developing the Tyne and Wear Metro system. The PTE is keen to explore opportunities... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Nexus is to scrap a network of demand responsive bus services in Tyne and Wear in favour of fixed link subsidised services, timetabled taxibuses and... continue
New Transit
Bus News
The Department for Transport has today awarded Full Approval for the Tees Valley Bus Network scheme, with a £37.5m contribution from the... continue
New Transit
End of the line
So former transport secretary Stephen Buyers, sorry, Byers is in the news and in trouble for allegedly ‘fixing’ the deadlock between... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London, Milton Keynes and the north-east of England are to receive millions of pounds of Government cash to install electric vehicle charging... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Go North East has confirmed that it will push ahead with plans to invest in improvements to its services as well as expand its business. Signing off... continue
New Transit
People
Train operator East Coast, the publicly-owned company that took over London to Scotland rail services on the East Coast Main Line last November,... continue
New Transit
Projects
Network Rail has announced plans for a £530m investment package to transform rail travel in the north of England. The Northern Hub study has... continue
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
New Transit
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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