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Local Transport Today
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Passenger Transport Executive and Integrated Transport Authority chiefs this week voiced their desire to create a Northern Rail Executive to manage... continue
Local Transport Today
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First Manchester has been fined £285,000 by North West Traffic commissioner Beverley Bell for failing to operate bus services reliably. Bell... continue
Local Transport Today
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Carlisle-based rail freight  operator Direct Rail Services could run the passenger trains on the Cumbrian Coast line between Carlisle and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Train operator East Midlands Trains has launched a social media initiative called ‘Tweet the Senior Team’ on Twitter, where passengers... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has been given the go-ahead for two public transport projects in the region. The Department for Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Air pollution sensors are being installed in two areas of Liverpool to inform traffic management strategies. The council and its professional... continue
Local Transport Today
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Manchester could become the next city to have 20mph limits across residential streets after city councillors ordered officers to prepare a report on... continue
Local Transport Today
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An architectural competition to design “beautiful bus stops” for the Lake District could be launched later this year as part of a... continue
Local Transport Today
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The election of an elected mayor of Liverpool will take place on 3 May after councillors voted in favour of the model this month. The Government has... continue
Local Transport Today
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Private sector interest in the contract to build the Mersey Gateway bridge is “above expectations”, according to project promoter Halton... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nigel King, High Wycombe, Bucks HP14
I was very pleased to read Mike Crowhurst’s letter about high-speed rail (LTT 2 Feb). It is great to be reminded that the arguments are not... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
Whilst the DfT is right to state that the “primary objective” of HS2 is to increase rail capacity (‘HS2 isn’t about reducing... continue
New Transit
People
FirstGroup has appointed Richard Parry in the newly created role in the West Coast Intercity rail franchise bid team. Parry joins the group after 19... continue
New Transit
People
Neil Scales is leaving MerseyTravel as chief executive and director general to take over as chief executive of TransLink, the public transport... continue
New Transit
Bus News
A car crash scam involving a bus driver and an organised gang was exposed thanks to footage captured on a CCTV system fitted to an Arriva bus. ... continue
New Transit
Technology News
First TransPennine Express (FTPE) has become the first train operator in the country to give customers direct access to station, train control and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in Greater Manchester are exploring how to plug a £442m shortfall in the £1.5bn Greater Manchester Transport Fund. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bidders for the new West Coast Main Line rail will be “required to consider the development and implementation” of station travel plans... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Electrification of the trans-Pennine route from Manchester to York via Leeds should be delivered within the next seven years, according to the DfT.... continue
Local Transport Today
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Merseytravel may buy the heritage Wirral Tramway to form the basis of a tram network. The Integrated Transport Authority this week approved further... continue
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