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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Bus operators in Tyne and Wear are pledging to cut the Combined Authority’s bill for tendered services by over £2m a year if councillors... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Rail passengers in the North of England could face higher fares, frequency reductions on some lightly-used lines and stations, and lower staffing... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Balfour Beatty has won a £43.9m design and build contract to widen four miles of the A1 Western Bypass in Gateshead between the Coal House and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Department for Transport and partners Rail North have just launched their vision for rail services in the North of England. Consultation has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Tees Valley and North East of England areas are hoping to capitalise on the growing interest in hydrogen fuel for transport. Gateshead College,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Durham County Council is relaxing the rules on the number of car parkings spaces for new non-residential developments. The council’s current... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Scotland is seeking a new funding model to deliver enhancements to rail lines in Scotland that primarily benefit cross-border... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Dougie McDonald has joined consultant Peter Brett Associates as director of transport for its Scottish and North of England operations. McDonald has... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Desmond Fletcher, the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive’s director general between 1976 and 1983 has died, aged 88. During his time... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has announced the scope of work for six feasibility studies into upgrading strategic roads around England from Northumberland to Sussex, and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A consortium of banks has agreed to finance the deployment of 65 new Hitachi Super Express Trains for use on the East Coast Main Line. The new trains... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Tyne and Wear Metro passengers can now buy season tickets in hundreds of newsagents, convenience stores and supermarkets thanks to a partnership... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Gareth Evans has been appointed strategic travel co-ordinator at the Intu MetroCentre shopping centre in Gateshead. He was previously a research... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has hailed the sealing of the £2.7bn funding deal to build a new fleet of nearly 500 train carriages... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Rail unions today take legal action to challenge Government plans to re-privatise th... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Tim Pheby has joined Sustrans as a senior engineer in the north-east of England. His previous employers include consultants Cycling Matters and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has negotiated a 22-month extension to the Northern rail franchise with Abellio and Serco, to February 2016, and announced the allocation of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Nexus is to consult on a new strategy for the Tyne and Wear Metro, with the key objective being to procure a new fleet of trains. The existing train... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has approved plans for a Combined Authority covering the Tyne and Wear conurbation and surrounding council areas. The CA will cover... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Nexus is to consult on changes to its bus Quality Contract proposals, including replacing plans for three big multi-vehicle contracts with smaller,... continue
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