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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
May I thank William Barter for his further comments on 30 May regarding my letter about HS2 of 16 May. If the plans for 400-metre trains on HS2 were... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Disney, Company secretary: Dales & Bowland CIC, Gargrave, North Yorkshire
Upon returning from a short break using the Shropshire Hills Shuttle it was interesting to read Paul Salveson’s comparison of this operation... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An opponent of high-speed rail is trying to force the release of information about how many passengers use each train on the West Coast Main Line.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
High-speed rail will allow Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds to market themselves internationally as a single city region, according to HS2... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Stephen Clark has joined the DfT as deputy director for phase two of HS2, which will extend the proposed line from the West Midlands to the North... continue
Local Transport Today
News
HS2 Ltd’s spending on professional services contracts for phase one of the HS2 project is heavily over budget, figures reveal.    The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
William Barter calls the average 170 passengers on a Virgin train “an abstraction” (Letters LTT 2 May). It is not my fault the number... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
I am delighted to see that my Viewpoint article in LTT  04 Apr (‘High-speed rail is a great idea but HS2 is being led by the wrong kind of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington adds to the nonsense spoken about capacity by opponents of HS2 (Letter LTT 18 Apr). The figure of 170 passengers per Virgin train... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
As Parliament prepared to vote this week on the latest stage of the Bill that will, if passed into law, see the HS2 high-speed rail line built,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Centro is to apply to the DfT for the power to extend the Midland Metro in Wolverhampton to the city’s railway station. Services currently... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency has completed the installation of a ‘smart motorway’ on a ten-mile stretch of the M6 between junctions 5 and 8, near... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Birmingham City Council has put its NEC Group up for sale. The authority is faced with an outstanding £1.1bn equal pay bill. The NEC consists... continue
Categories: West Midlands
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Wolverhampton City Council has awarded APCOA Parking (UK) a new five-year contract to provide enforcement services. Wolverhampton first awarded APCOA... continue
Parking Review
Clamping
Motorists threatened by a clamping firm into handing over hundreds of pounds will get most of their money back. Six staff at Midland Parking... continue
Parking Review
Crime
A West Midlands woman has pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention after she drove at, and subsequently injured, a civil enforcement... continue
Categories: crime, APCOA, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The minister for HS2, Lord Deighton, has said he agrees with the central thesis of a new report which claims that there is a weak link between... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT is facing High Court legal challenges from the Information Commissioner and campaigners after ministers used a wartime veto to withhold a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Councillors in Solihull are being urged to drop plans to replace signal-controlled pedestrian crossings with informal courtesy crossings as part of a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new grade separated rail junction is to be built at Norton Bridge on the West Coast Main Line north of Stafford. Transport secretary Patrick... continue
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