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Local Transport Today
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Centro and Birmingham City Council are to consult on two options for extending Midland Metro to the city’s proposed new high-speed rail station... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in the West Midlands plan to establish a new company, West Midlands Rail Ltd, to manage devolved  local rail services.  A... continue
Local Transport Today
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Warwickshire County Council has launched a debate on whether it should become a unitary authority, with the five district councils being abolished.... continue
Local Transport Today
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Worcestershire County Council is reviewing its plans to withdraw all support for tendered bus services after receiving 8,500 responses to a... continue
Local Transport Today
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High-speed rail lobby group Greengauge 21 is urging ministers to accelerate the delivery of three sections of the second phase of HS2. HS2... continue
Local Transport Today
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Opponents of HS2 are to take their legal fight to international bodies. The Supreme Court last month rejected appeals brought by opponents who argued... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The Conservative Transport Group (CTG) is calling on the Government to appoint rail managers to rethink the HS2 project.  The party’s... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has given a strong endorsement to the hotly-contested analysis by consultant KPMG   into the productivity effects of HS2. Responding to... continue
Local Transport Today
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German transport software provider PTV has opened a UK office in Birmingham. Miller Crockart, managing director of PTV UK Ltd, said a particular... continue
Local Transport Today
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Worcestershire County Council is to consult on a permit scheme to manage works on the highway. The council plans to use the common scheme recently... continue
Local Transport Today
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All supported bus services in Cumbria are likely to be withdrawn by the end of March next year as the council grapples with budget cuts. Cumbria... continue
Local Transport Today
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Worcestershire hopes to save £500,000 a year by switching off 17,000 of its 52,000 streetlights between the hours of midnight and 6am. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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High-speed rail opponents are expected to seek a judicial review of transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin’s decision not to release a critical... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is seeking views from the rail construction industry about how the London-West Midlands high-speed line should be procured. Issues include... continue
Local Transport Today
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HS2 Ltd should consider paying Birmingham’s bus operators compensation for the disruption caused by constructing the London-West Midlands... continue
Local Transport Today
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Stoke-on-Trent City Council wants ministers to scrap 70% of the new high-speed rail route between the West Midlands and Manchester, with services... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Centro has criticised HS2 Ltd’s plans for the high-speed rail station on the eastern edge of Birmingham city centre, saying the proposed... continue
Parking Review
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Patrick McDonnell
The former MG Rover site at Longbridge is to be turned into a mixed-use development, with new shops and 2,000 new homes. St Modwen is developer and... continue
Parking Review
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Birmingham Children’s Hospital has awarded a three-year contract to provide security and car park services to facilities management company... continue
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Parking Review
Business News
Airport meet & greet operator Stress Free Parking has ceased trading. The valet parking company, which served 15 UK airports has laid off 33... continue
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