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Local Transport Today
People/people
Rafael Cuesta has been appointed head of development by Transport for Greater Manchester, joining from Centro, the West Midlands Passenger Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
Bridget Rosewell is right to point out that an incremental appraisal is unsuitable to assess developments such as Canary Wharf and Docklands, but HS2... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail is to conduct a new study into the North of England’s rail needs to inform NR’s next five-year regulatory control period... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Confusion surrounds the future of plans to upgrade the Transpennine railway between Manchester and Leeds, the House of Lords economic affairs... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Investing in Greater Manchester’s urban transport networks would be a much better way of delivering an economic powerhouse in the north of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
Philip Bisatt suggests that Stoke is a better location for an HS2 station than Crewe (Letters LTT 31 Oct). He points out that the highly constrained... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A survey of medium-sized business leaders has found that local transport is their top priority for devolution. The survey by Grant Thornton UK LLP... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has called for road improvements on the A628/A616 corridor across the Peak District between Manchester and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is scrapping the complex formula that was to determine the level of ‘earn back’ payments Greater Manchester receives for... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Cheshire East Council has set out the financial targets for its new transport delivery company, Transport Service Solutions Ltd (TSS).  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
LABOUR MPs have accused the Government of double standards by backing bus franchising in Greater Manchester but not anywhere else.  During a... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
An elected mayor of Greater Manchester could be handed the power to franchise bus services under a groundbreaking agreement struck between the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
In a few weeks’ time we should see what the Government and its local authority partners have in mind for the new Northern and TransPennine... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister has signalled that the autumn statement will include road upgrades from the south west to the north east of England. David... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor George Osborne has held out the prospect of ring-fencing funds raised from shale gas extraction in northern England for transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today pushes for electrified cross-Pennine links to shorten journey times and banish "ancient, decrepit... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt
I refer to your article on the front page of the last issue regarding the anticipated abandonment of proposals for an HS2 station at Toton and likely... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
As a £400m new tram line in Manchester serves its first passengers today, Transport for Greater Manchester says the opening 12 months ahead of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lancashire County Council has unveiled a £23m plan to transform Preston’s listed bus station, including providing leisure facilities for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Critics of HS2 have accused the scheme’s promoters of flouting parliamentary procedure by initiating the procurement process before the project... continue
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