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People/people
Liverpool city councillor Liam Robinson has been appointed chairman of Merseytravel, replacing Sefton councillor Mark Dowd. Robinson was station... continue
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Regular news
Cumbria County Council defended its decision to in-source reactive maintenance in April as enabling it to provide a better value, more responsive... continue
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Regular news
Bringing together the currently separate management of different types of highways work such as resurfacing, street lighting repairs, footway... continue
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Local authorities on both sides of the Peak District are pressing for the creation of a new motorway standard road to  connect... continue
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Regular news
Transport Secretary Justine Greening has hit back at The Spectator’s claim that the Government has gone cold on high-speed rail (LTT 22 Jun).... continue
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In brief
The InterCity East Coast rail franchise will be back in private hands by the end of 2013, the DfT said this week. A consultation on the franchise has... continue
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Regular news
POLITical leaders in Greater Manchester are planning  to accelerate the delivery of a Manchester Metrolink extension to the huge Trafford... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey London N8
I’m sure Network Rail would be able to make a ‘back of a fag packet’ estimate of the cost of running the Cumbrian Coast line... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-watch, Northampton NN2
Those promoting HS2 have spent circa £1bn pounds of taxpayer’s money promoting the thing. They should be ashamed of themselves, doubly so... continue
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Letters to the editor
William Barter, Towcester NN12
I daresay Ross Clark of The Spectator is better placed than I am to speculate on the internal dynamics of the Conservative party, but whenever he... continue
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In brief
The Government’s policy of regulating rail fares has been “too effective” at keeping fares down, according to Transport for Greater... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
Imagine for a moment being Alison Munro. You’ve just been re-appointed chief executive of Government company HS2 Ltd for three more years when... continue
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Regular news
The Liverpool City Region local authorities want to be given complete control over the introduction of bus Quality Contracts, with no need for... continue
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Regular news
Transport for Greater Manchester is to “reinvigorate” work on comparing the merits of bus partnerships and bus Quality Contracts. In a... continue
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Regular news
The business case for a £290m 10km dual carriageway between the A6 and Manchester Airport has been submitted to the DfT. The A6 to Manchester... continue
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Regular news
The Dirtector of technical services at Wirral Council did not follow council procedures by meeting with one of the potential bidders during the... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
Flagging up its forthcoming print edition, The Spectator’s website on 13 June asked the question: “Why was David Cameron so lukewarm in... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Something leapt out from the report about Cumbria County Council being in the forefront of the DfT's rail devolution drive with plans for the... continue
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Main editorial comment
  Regular readers of the London Evening Standard can’t fail to have noticed that in recent weeks the paper has carried a relentless stream... continue
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News
Balfour Beatty/Mott MacDonald has won the second of the Highways Agency’s new-style Asset Support Contracts. It involves maintaining 500km of... continue
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