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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has signed off £13m for new spine and distribution roads to open up access to proposed developments enterprise zones. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester is seeking a consultant to advise on how to commercialise assets through activities such as sponsorship, advertising... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Scotland is seeking a new funding model to deliver enhancements to rail lines in Scotland that primarily benefit cross-border... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
William Barter calls the average 170 passengers on a Virgin train “an abstraction” (Letters LTT 2 May). It is not my fault the number... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Dougie McDonald has joined consultant Peter Brett Associates as director of transport for its Scottish and North of England operations. McDonald has... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
I am delighted to see that my Viewpoint article in LTT  04 Apr (‘High-speed rail is a great idea but HS2 is being led by the wrong kind of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington adds to the nonsense spoken about capacity by opponents of HS2 (Letter LTT 18 Apr). The figure of 170 passengers per Virgin train... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
In your last issue you reported Greater Manchester’s desire to review with the DfT how the bus can play a bigger part in meeting the... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
As Parliament prepared to vote this week on the latest stage of the Bill that will, if passed into law, see the HS2 high-speed rail line built,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Blackpool Council hopes to extend the town’s tramway to Blackpool North railway station by 2018. The extension from North Pier/Talbot Square to... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Peel Group has taken 100% ownership of Liverpool John Lennon Airport by acquiring the 65% stake held by Vantage Airport Group, which wants to... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Stagecoach Manchester has acquired Middleton-based independent operator J P Travel. The takeover involves the transfer of 40 vehicles and around 50... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The minister for HS2, Lord Deighton, has said he agrees with the central thesis of a new report which claims that there is a weak link between... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT is facing High Court legal challenges from the Information Commissioner and campaigners after ministers used a wartime veto to withhold a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Train services between Blackburn and Manchester via Bolton are to be enhanced from hourly to half-hourly from December 2016 thanks to an investment... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Politicians in Greater Manchester are to strengthen the linkages between the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee (TfGMC) and the ten district... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
COUNCILS IN Greater Manchester want to review with the DfT how the conurbation’s bus market can play a bigger part in meeting travel... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Merseytravel has appointed APT Controls to supply and install 68 electric vehicle charging points across the conurbation in a deal largely funded by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government should consider operating trains over High Speed 2 initially at reduced speeds so as to limit carbon dioxide emissions, say a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
HS2 is not, as claimed by Graham Nalty, a great idea being led by the wrong kind of people (Viewpoint LTT 4 Apr). It is a disastrous idea being by... continue
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