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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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