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Local Transport Today
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The Highways Agency has started construction of two air quality barriers near junction 18 of the M62, near Simister, Greater Manchester. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The future of rail services in the north of England was the focus for this month’s Connected North conference in Huddersfield, writes John W E... continue
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Two rival plans are being developed to solve rolling stock shortages in northern England using redundant London Underground rolling stock. Delegates... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities across the north of England are considering proposed governance arrangements for rail services provided by the Northern and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Every station proposed on the Government’s high-speed rail network is in the wrong place, according to the Conservative Party’s transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cumbria County Council is consulting on raising speed limits on more than 15 miles of road.  The proposals cover roads in the Allerdale area on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Liverpool City Council plans to extend its nine-month trial of suspending bus lanes by a further four months. The trial, which affects all 26 of the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Alistair Kirk will join HS2 Ltd in September as programme & strategy director for HS2 phases one and two. He joins from consultant EC Harris,... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Highways Agency has awarded a Halcrow/Hyder joint venture a £1.5m contract for design services on the Manchester smart motorways phase two... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT today faces calls for increased spend on transport networks in South-West England and northern England in order to support the economic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has asked High Speed 2 chairman Sir David Higgins to study ways to improve connectivity between cities in the north of... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
ON 30 JUNE, former Independent editor Chris Blackhurst, despite being a longstanding opponent of the proposed HS2 high-speed rail network, appeared... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
A vigorous debate is underway about the future of the north of England’s railways. The Chancellor last month called for a high-speed railway... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester has secured £10.8m from the European Regional Development Fund, which will allow the first stage of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has asked HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins to draw up proposals both to bring high speed rail faster to northern... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE ANNOUNCEMENT by chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne of tentative plans for a high-speed rail link between several cities in the north of... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The Department for Transport’s recently-published consultation document for the Northern and TransPennine Express franchises has been met with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for Greater Manchester has launched a public consultation on extending the Metrolink light rail network to the huge Trafford Centre... continue
Local Transport Today
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A campaign will be launched in the next few weeks to try and persuade the Government to support a more ambitious plan for the next Northern rail... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The Chancellor George Osborne this week announced plans for a high-speed rail connection between Manchester and Leeds as part of a drive to create a... continue
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