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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The London Mayor has set out the investment he thinks is needed in transport infrastructure up to 2050, including a tolled new inner ring road and... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Oldham, Shrewsbury SY4
Further to my letter about the anomaly of passenger numbers declining on long-distance trains (Letters LTT 27 Jun), there is another reason for this... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tony Bolden, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN16
Lewis Carroll is still writing the scripts about high-speed rail! Is the curious announcement about HS3 to bring about faster and closer connections... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nicholas B Taylor, Little Sandhurst, GU47
The Chancellor’s HS3 proposal is not the answer to regeneration of the North, and whether high-speed rail in the usual sense can promote... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
Your article on the vision for the North’s railways (‘Same but different? Councils and DfT set visions for North’s railways’... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Jonathan Tyler, Passenger Transport Networks
Proponents of open access for passenger services on Britain’s railway are on a roll: existing operations continue to score well for passenger... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The new transport minister Claire Perry has in her first interview in post set her sights on convincing the Chancellor to rule out any increases in... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
There is growing interest in ‘community bus partnerships’ (CBPs) with authorities such as Leicestershire, South Yorkshire and Merseyside... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Kent County Council is to consult on plans for a new Thanet Parkway rail station between Ramsgate and Minster on the Ramsgate-Ashford line. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The future of rail services in the north of England was the focus for this month’s Connected North conference in Huddersfield, writes John W E... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Two rival plans are being developed to solve rolling stock shortages in northern England using redundant London Underground rolling stock. Delegates... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities across the north of England are considering proposed governance arrangements for rail services provided by the Northern and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local rail services in England’s regions are being unfairly portrayed as expensive to operate and heavily subsidised because of biases in the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Britain’s unpopular Pacer trains should be converted into trains for tourist routes, rather than being scrapped, according to a rail... continue
Categories: Cycling, Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Devon County Council has released more details of its plan to reinstate the railway to Tavistock on the western edge of Dartmoor National Park. Devon... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Every station proposed on the Government’s high-speed rail network is in the wrong place, according to the Conservative Party’s transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The two major campaign groups opposing the Government’s London-West Midlands high-speed line have won their right to petition the House of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
A Network Rail study of alternative rail routes into Cornwall and Devon that would bypass the disaster-prone Exeter-Newton Abbot section of route has... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Automated technology will transform many, but not all, forms of public transport, believes Begg.  Train drivers will continue to be needed on... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Tim Hockney has joined consultant Atkins as programme director for rail signalling projects in South East England. Hockney joins from Thames Water... continue
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