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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The One North transport plan for a 125mph east-west railway (LTT 8 Aug) was strongly criticised in The Guardian on 6 August. “As a proud... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leeds City Council has appointed consultants Arup and Gehl Architects to undertake a planning, urban design and transportation study for the 136... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
South Yorkshire’s political leaders are anxious to ensure the area features in any eventual plans for a new west-east high-speed rail axis in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Short journeys between major settlements are likely to be the key driver for restoring the  Bedford-Cambridge section of the East West Rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Further fare rises on Northern Rail may be acceptable but service reductions in return for new rolling stock are not, Sheffield City Region Combined... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
Northern Rail has sparked anger by banning the use of off-peak tickets for evening peak hour travel in a move to cut Government subsidy. The ban... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Ministers are trying to find a way to reverse the accounting changes that will see Network Rail’s debt added to Britain’s national debt... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has shortlisted bidders for both the Northern and Trans Pennine Express rail franchises. The three shortlisted for Northern are: Arriva Rail... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The possibility of re-opening the railway lines to Peterhead and Fraserburgh in north-east Scotland will be among options explored in a... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tony Bolden, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN16
In the ongoing discussions about HS2 and HS3 little has been said about the type of services and the destinations likely to be served by high-speed... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
People/people
Will Bentley has joined HS2 Ltd as programme controls director from consultant EC Harris where he was head of programme controls overseeing the... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The Chancellor of the Exchequer made a remarkable speech in Manchester on Monday 23 June. He set out a vision for a ‘Northern Powerhouse’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Campaign for Better Transport today seizes on the announcement that the July rate of inflation as measured by the retail price index means fares... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has been attacked by Labour for "electioneering" visits to the West Country as he faced calls for a new rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Labour’s plans for the rail network if it comes to power after the next General Election, and specifically whether it will re-nationalise train... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Rail services in the North of England deliver benefits to users, non-users and the wider economy far in excess of the subsidy provided by Government,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A £600m scheme to regenerate Birmingham New Street station and an associated £150m project to build the new Grand Central shopping centre... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The High Court has dismissed a Judicial Review case against HS2 brought by the HS2 Action Alliance and the London Borough of Hillingdon. The case... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Government company High Speed 2 Ltd is to locate its construction headquarters in Birmingham, transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced.... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
A new 125mph railway linking the north of England’s five conurbations forms the centrepiece of a transport strategy proposed by the city... continue
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