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A rolling stock engineering firm says it has reached agreement with Transport for London to purchase surplus District Line trains, with the intention... continue
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The impact of good transport infrastructure on property prices was analysed in The Times’ Bricks & Mortar supplement on 28 November. After... continue
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Oyster-style smart ticketing on all local bus services should be delivered in Sheffield, in a city deal announced by Nick Clegg, the deputy prime... continue
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The Government has welcomed plans for a package of transport improvements on the east side of Bath including a possible rail-based park-and-ride... continue
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Fife Council is planning a 25% cut to supported bus service spending as part of a £5m savings programme on transport. Fife has already... continue
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A cable-operated ‘mechanical link’ on a hillside at Ebbw Vale is on course to open in March, after the passenger vehicle was placed onto... continue
Categories: Railways, Wales
Local Transport Today
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Gwynedd Council is facing claims for about £6m of additional payments from a contractor after a bridge project suffered multiple setbacks. Pont... continue
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The Welsh Government is setting up a company to provide  expertise on three high-profile public transport projects, and has hinted that it could... continue
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David Metz
For the measures supported by the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) to have lasting impact, they need to be set in a strategic context. Smarter... continue
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The West Yorkshire Combined Authority plans to use £1.1m of reserves to help meet funding pressures next year, including a £1m increase... continue
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Bidders for the next East Anglia rail franchise will be asked to cut the London-Norwich journey time to 90 minutes.  The shorter journey time is... continue
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Proposals drawn up by Network Rail and HS2 Ltd for a comprehensive rebuild of?London’s Euston station as part of the Government’s... continue
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Transport minister John Hayes has signalled the Government’s support for a study of infrastructure enhancements on the West Anglia Main Line,... continue
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John W E Helm
The Government is to fund the development of a business case for Crossrail 2, the proposed new rail line across central London, connecting lines in... continue
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Bath and North East Somerset Council is exploring new sites for a proposed railway station at Saltford on the Bath-Bristol Temple Meads line.... continue
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The Government is to review transport access to Ebbsfleet in Kent where a Garden City is planned to provide up to 15,000 homes. “The Government... continue
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The Government is to conduct “a full options appraisal of all potential major transport projects in London”, including an extension of... continue
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Tougher conditions imposed by the Office of Rail Regulation depressed Network Rail revenues during the first six months ended 30 September... continue
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Government company HS2 Ltd has spent more than £440m since it was incorporated in January 2009, according to its latest annual report. The... continue
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The European Parliament and member states have reached agreement on allowing more streamlined, safer and fuel-efficient lorries, but not until about... continue
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