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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Labour shadow transport minister Michael Dugher has promised the party will spell out "exactly where the spending will go" on the transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Network rail may have to cut back or delay major enhancements because the current programme is unaffordable.  The DfT and NR are conducting a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is drawing up an action plan to reform level crossing legislation. The plan will be finalised before the end of the year and will... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail is to begin work next month on doubling the number of rail lines between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway from two to four. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Talks are to get underway to find a replacement for London’s Victoria coach station (LTT 21 Feb). Robert Davis, Westminster City... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London wants Network Rail to shift more freight off the North London Line to improve performance of London Overground... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Network Rail has awarded alliancing contracts to Costain and Morgan Sindall for a £250m programme of works for the Edinburgh-Glasgow... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultant Atkins is bringing together its UK rail and highways & transportation businesses into a new business unit as part of a wider... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
Cutbacks in state support for UK rail franchises have depressed FirstGroup financial results for the first six months ended 30 September 2014. Group... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Serco has appointed Peter Strachan managing director of the new Caledonian Sleeper franchise, which commences in April next year. Strachan joined... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
In a few weeks’ time we should see what the Government and its local authority partners have in mind for the new Northern and TransPennine... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Dave Whyte has been appointed network outcomes advisor in the Rail Executive of the DfT. Whyte’s activities include regional rail, HS2-classic... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
People/people
Laura Shoaf (pictured) has been appointed strategic director of transport by the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority, which brings together... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today pushes for electrified cross-Pennine links to shorten journey times and banish "ancient, decrepit... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
This week’s report from Sir David Higgins has once again enlivened the debate over whether or not we should be investing major sums in... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stuart Porter
Transport for London is consulting until 7 December on plans to extend the Bakerloo Line further south of the Thames. Its website shows that it is... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt
I refer to your article on the front page of the last issue regarding the anticipated abandonment of proposals for an HS2 station at Toton and likely... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A meeting of London's leaders today explores the case for granting more power to London, as a think-tank highlights how the capital's dependence upon... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Transport for London and Network Rail have identified a preferred route alignment for Crossrail 2, the project to connect the railways of south-west... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Worcestershire County Council is consulting on plans for a Worcestershire Parkway railway station situated at Norton, where the Worcester-Oxford... continue
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