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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
A full study of all modes of transport on the Southern Trans-Pennine corridor (Greater Manchester to South Yorkshire) is urgently required and will... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Merseytravel has been awarded £420,000 for emission reducing and fuel saving devices to be fitted to buses across the Liverpool City Region... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
THE FULL benefits of the ongoing electrification in the north will not be realised unless provision for new electric trains is made in the new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
SOME MAJOR towns and cities could lose out when the Government’s high-speed HS2 rail network is built, a new report from the pro-HS2 Greengauge... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
New transport powers for the English regions will be unveiled within weeks, the Deputy Prime Minister told The Northern Echo today. Nick... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The chief executives of Leeds and Manchester city councils Tom Riordan and Sir Howard Bernstein will tomorrow discuss the creation of a northern... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Contrary to our story in the last issue, ‘Liverpool taxibus allowed to stay on the road’, the North West Traffic Commissioner’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Merseytravel has published an ambitious vision for the Liverpool City Region’s rail network, with new lines and stations, higher frequencies... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for Greater Manchester is to order up to 16 additional light rail vehicles for the Metrolink network.  TfGM, which has already ordered... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An influential Conservative Party website has urged the party to scrap HS2. Conservative Home, which is owned by Lord Ashcroft, says all the money... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRAFFIC ON a new dual carriageway between the M6 and Manchester is to be restricted to 60mph, rather than 70, on air quality grounds.  Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Countryside campaigners are calling on the DfT to abandon its road-based  TransPennine study, saying it  fails to take into account the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  What is the benefit:cost ratio for the Highways Agency’s A556 dual carriageway improvement scheme, just approved by ministers? A... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant AECOM has appointed three new staff to its North West development team: consultant Caroline Aylmer-Brewin from Singleton Clamp &... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Tensions between the DfT and Network Rail over plans for open access passenger operations between London and the north of England are revealed in... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The One North transport plan for a 125mph east-west railway (LTT 8 Aug) was strongly criticised in The Guardian on 6 August. “As a proud... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Traffic Commissioner has allowed a Liverpool-based taxi firm to continue operating  taxibus services head-to-head with bus... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
South Yorkshire’s political leaders are anxious to ensure the area features in any eventual plans for a new west-east high-speed rail axis in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
Northern Rail has sparked anger by banning the use of off-peak tickets for evening peak hour travel in a move to cut Government subsidy. The ban... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has shortlisted bidders for both the Northern and Trans Pennine Express rail franchises. The three shortlisted for Northern are: Arriva Rail... continue
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