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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
FirstGroup has lost the Scottish rail franchise to Abellio, the international arm of the Dutch State Railways. Transport Scotland has awarded Abellio... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership is planning to trial the movement of timber by rail on the Far North line, north of Inverness. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A major new road scheme to remove traffic from Stockport has been endorsed in a study of the A6 corridor between Manchester and Buxton in the Peak... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed Nicola Kane as its transport strategy manager. Kane joins from consultant Peter Brett Associates where... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Nexus director general Bernard Garner is to retire before the end of the year. He has held the post since 2006. The new North East Combined Authority... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has defended Network Rail’s practice of replacing some footbridges over railway lines on a like-for-like... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 9 OCTOBER The Scottish Daily Record editorialised on the decision by the Scottish Government to award the ScotRail franchise to Abellio (p10).... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK, Europe
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The Scottish Referendum was an exciting affair. I was in Dundee during those heady days prior to the vote, in the place that became known as... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment extra
Lee Baker
Over the summer, Britain's manufacturers called for the politics to be taken out of transport planning, to end what they see as decades of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport Scotland has informed FirstGroup that it has not been re-awarded the new ScotRail franchise, losing out to Dutch-owned company... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
John W E Helm
Two decades ago the railways were privatised. However, unlike other important milestones in rail history, this event was not marked by a one-off... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Transport-watch, Northampton NN2
Analysis carried out by Dr Geoff Luxford shows that, during the 13 years prior to 1995, the time when the cameras really started to bite, deaths per... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
The editorial and the Viewpoint article in LTT 656 raises the theme of local people having a greater input and choice into transport decisions in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councils from across the West Midlands have approved a formal proposition to the Government to put more responsibility for the region’s rail... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Train Rolling stock company Porterbrook Leasing will be arranging capital funding for the new Class 387/1 ‘Electrostar’ units that were... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Southern Train passengers are now able to use their  ‘Key’ smartcards to buy tickets to London, including weekly, monthly and annual... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Network Rail has failed to meet the required 23.5% efficiency savings in Control Period 4 (April 2009 – March 2014), the Office of Rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Rik Thomas
Improved passenger information facilities and better waiting facilities will form part of a £1.9m scheme to transform Cradley Heath bus and... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The RMT transport union has confirmed that Mick Cash has won the election for general secretary, taking over from Bob Crow, who died in March.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor George Osborne has implored Conservative members, and voters, to "choose the future," by backing transport infrastructure projects... continue
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