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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
UPDATE Wednesday 4th December, 12.00: Newcastle City Council contested LTT's introductory paragraph to this story, specifically the statement that... continue
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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT and local authorities in the North of England this week announced plans to form a partnership structure to manage the Northern and... continue
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Regular news
Gateshead Council has endorsed Nexus’s bus Quality Contract plans for Tyne and Wear despite concerns that many council residents will end up... continue
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Regular news
The Government has asked local authorities in the North East of England to provide “clear and compelling evidence” that their plan to set... continue
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Detail
The DfT has kicked-off the competition to run the East Coast rail franchise from February 2015. A pre-qualification questionnaire has been published... continue
Local Transport Today
News
State-run train operator East Coast paid a record £202.8m premium last year (2012: £188.6 m).  Figures released by Directly Operated... continue
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Regular news
The Senior Traffic Commissioner has appointed a Quality Contract Scheme board that will scrutinise Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
Nexus is drawing up plans for a major expansion of the Tyne and Wear Metro network.  Seven corridors have been identified based on technical... continue
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Regular news
THE Department for Community and Local Government’s plans to cut revenue grant to local authorities by 25% over the next two years could have a... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner has had a crop of irate readers’ letters about Kirklees Council’s apparent plans to take over the rail... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A number of local authorities in the North of England have agreed in principle to assume some of the risk associated with devolving the management of... continue
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People/people
Nexus has promoted Raymond Johnstone to director of rail and infrastructure following the departure of Ken Mackay. Johnstone was Nexus’s... continue
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Regular news
NExus has dismissed a bus operator’s claim that the PTE is pursuing a bus Quality Contract Scheme (QCS) because of a cash crisis brought about... continue
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Regular news
The scope of two major rail enhancements is in doubt because of cuts to their budget made by the Office of Rail Regulation. Network Rail this week... continue
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Letters to the editor
Bernard Garner, Director general, Nexus, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1
I am sure LTT readers will welcome the expert and balanced analysis you provided of the Tyne and Wear Quality Contracts Scheme proposal (‘Nexus... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Bus operator Stagecoach has claimed that a proposed quality contract for Tyne and Wear would expose local taxpayers to unacceptable financial... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in North East England hope to have a pay-as-you-go smartcard for public transport operational by “autumn/winter 2013”.... continue
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Main editorial comment
Readers in London wanting to live in a place with a slice of transport history now have two choices. As we have previously reported, part of the... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority has agreed to introduce quality contracts, which it says will deliver better bus services while... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Durham County Council has become the latest local authority to abandon maximum parking standards for new residential developments, saying they lead... continue
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