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Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The DfT’s appraisal methods fail to capture the full extent of benefits that HS2 will bring, according to the HS2 Growth... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The Government’s current plans for a high-speed rail station at Old Oak Common in West London need a major rethink if economic development... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Serious concerns are raised about the proposed out-of-town HS2 stations at Toton in the East Midlands and Sheffield Meadowhall in a report by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is reviewing the locations for HS2 stations in the East Midlands and South Yorkshire to see if the current proposals offer the best... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Gavin Smith, Transport for Greater Bristol Alliance Bristol BS3
Bristol’s long-standing transport planning problems have not one but two sources: a democratic deficit, and fantasy economics. But help may be... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
The phrase “predict and provide” first appeared in my book Towns Against Traffic, published in 1972. I used it to draw attention to... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
A bit of advice for workplace travel planners: tread carefully with Amazon. Brad Stone’s book, The Everything Store, chronicles the short life... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The dispute between the UK and Welsh governments over who agreed to pay for the Welsh Valley lines electrification programme, first announced in 2012... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
A war of words has erupted between the governments in London and Cardiff about who is to fund electrification of the Welsh Valleys railway... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Graham Nalty
High-speed rail is a wonderful way to travel. You can relax, or eat, or do productive work on your computer whilst you travel and your journey is... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Investigations are underway into new rail stations in the Strathclyde Partnership for Transport area. Bidders for the new ScotRail franchise... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Consultants have recommended tram-train technology for a possible new public transport corridor in which thousands of new homes are planned between... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The voluntary and community sector is generally good at innovation, and ‘community rail’ is no exception. Combining their dynamism and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has negotiated a 22-month extension to the Northern rail franchise with Abellio and Serco, to February 2016, and announced the allocation of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Further job losses were being made at Centro, the West Midlands PTE, this month as part of a restructuring programme prompted by budget... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Ministers have blocked a proposal by local authorities in the West Midlands to take full responsibility for the management of local rail services... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT and Northern Rail have struck a deal to introduce electric trains on the network, with the electric trains to start running from Manchester... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has called for evidence on extreme weather-related impacts on the transport system, asking the industry for their experience of the last... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
More details have emerged of the taskforce to be set up to improve rail links to Devon and Cornwall following the destruction of the sea wall on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rail campaigners in Sussex are calling for a new ‘Thameslink 2’ railway to connect the South Coast and Gatwick Airport with Canary Wharf... continue
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