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Local Transport Today
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The possibility of a major road improvement across the Peak District between Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire must not be ruled out at this... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councillors on Merseytravel will consider a report next week detailing how the Integrated Transport Authority ended up funding staff costs for... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is seeking expressions of interest from bus operators interested in operating on the... continue
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An electric car hire scheme has been launched in the Lake District as part of the £6.9m GoLakes Travel sustainable visitor transport programme.... continue
Local Transport Today
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Liverpool City Council has decided to let a new ten-year contract for a strategic partner to provide highways and street lighting services. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT this week awarded FirstGroup the West Coast Main Line franchise in a deal that will see the rail operator pay the DfT £5.5bn (net... continue
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In brief
The five judicial review hearings into the Government’s decision to go ahead with the London-West Midlands high-speed line will begin on 3... continue
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The DfT has approved a permit scheme to manage roadworks across the ten metropolitan districts of Greater Manchester. The scheme will be administered... continue
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Greater Manchester’s original fleet of 32 Metrolink vehicles is to be replaced by new vehicles by 2014. Having approved the replacement of 12... continue
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Local stopping trains between Huddersfield and Manchester could be reduced under plans to boost the frequency of fast trains on the... continue
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News
Balfour Beatty has been awarded the Highways Agency’s second Regional Technology Maintenance Contract (RTMC), covering the North West of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers have approved a joint permit scheme for Greater Manchester which will be the first to be run by a central body rather than individual... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
  Liverpool city councillor Malcolm Kennedy has been appointed chair of the Merseyside strategic transportation committee.... continue
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News
MOTT?MACDONALD has been appointed on a £1m three-year transport framework in Merseyside, where it will monitor Merseyside’s Local... continue
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Letters to the editor
Your article ‘Councils revive 1960s plan for new motorway across the Peak District’ raised the spectre of a 50-year old outrageous ghost... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Blackpool City Council is working with transport data aggregator Placr to produce a sustainable transport app for smartphones. Jonathan Raper,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT will have spent almost £500m on consultancy fees for High Speed 2 by the time of the next General Election in May 2015. Expenditure on... continue
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Rochdale Council has agreed a £30m three-year investment for maintenance after data suggesting it must spend £8.8m a year to prevent... continue
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Halton Council has agreed to waiver its procurement standing orders so it can continue to deliver highway improvements after a contract expires in... continue
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Bus operators on Merseyside have launched co-ordinated timetables and inter-operator ticketing on routes between Liverpool, the Wirral and Chester.... continue
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