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Local Transport Today
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A major upgrade to the A5036 Princess Way, the dual carriageway connecting the port of Liverpool with the  M57/M58, is promised in the first... continue
Local Transport Today
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The South East Local Enterprise Partnership wants the Government to fund the widening of the A13 dual carriageway  through Essex and Thurrock... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport projects feature prominently in the Scottish Government’s third national planning framework (NPF), which identifies the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is commissioning consultants to develop forecasting models for freight and passenger traffic through the UK’s ports. The last port... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has been urged to publish new guidance on how improvements to transport infrastructure serving ports will be funded. The House of Commons... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The transport select committee today recommends the DfT challenges local bodies to prioritise improvements to UK ports, "national assets," over other... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
UK port sector ownership – like its airport counterpart – is highly fragmented. However, unlike airports, it is not subject to... continue
Local Transport Today
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John W E Helm
Billed as the largest single construction project after Crossrail, DP World’s new £1.5bn London Gateway container mega-port could change... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The new London Gateway port in Thurrock received its first container ship last week. The ZIM Rotterdam arrived on Friday after deviating at short... continue
Local Transport Today
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Rik Thomas
ON 25 MAY tens of thousands of Germans descended on north-west London to watch the 2013 Champions’ League final at Wembley Stadium. And the man... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The government’s plans to toll the A14 between Huntingdon and Cambridge could harm  businesses in Suffolk, including the port of... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Scottish Government’s draft third National Planning Framework includes a number of other transport projects: high-speed rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Halton Borough Council has appointed engineering consultant Waterman to project manage a design and build tender and supervise construction of rail... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Liverpool City Region is bidding to the Trans European Transport Network executive agency for a contribution to a £1.3m study of road &... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of Edinburgh Council is to appoint a consultant to design a new link road in the port of Leith, which would be built as part of the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councillors on Merseyside are stepping up their campaign for better road and rail links to the Port of Liverpool, in an effort to cut lorry movements... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has published the finalised version of its National Policy Statement for ports, following consultation on the draft last autumn. The NPS,... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has approved plans for Dover’s second ferry terminal, a £400m project that will double capacity of the port.&nb... continue
Local Transport Today
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Port operators are encouraged to deliver expansion schemes by the DfT’s new National Policy Statement on ports. “The Government believes... continue
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Twenty-one transport schemes, or schemes with a transport element, have received conditional offers of funding from the Government’s... continue
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