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Local Transport Today
In brief
A voluntary bus partnership agreement is to be launched in Rotherham in July, building on the agreement for Sheffield that was launched in October... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A consortium of banks has agreed to finance the deployment of 65 new Hitachi Super Express Trains for use on the East Coast Main Line. The new trains... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government should consider operating trains over High Speed 2 initially at reduced speeds so as to limit carbon dioxide emissions, say a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has appointed a partnership of consultants WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff to study options for improving surface transport links to Leeds... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Calderdale Council is launching a lobbying campaign to electrify the Calder Valley railway between Manchester, Bradford and Leeds. The council says... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has hailed the sealing of the £2.7bn funding deal to build a new fleet of nearly 500 train carriages... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Rail unions today take legal action to challenge Government plans to re-privatise th... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Darren Richardson, the City of York Council’s director of city and environmental services, is leaving for a job with Orkney Islands... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE PUBLICATION of the Sir David Higgins’ report on the HS2 high-speed rail network (LTT 21 Mar) provoked yet another flurry of comment in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in the Leeds City Region are close to finalising a single appraisal framework (SAF) for prioritising transport and other... continue
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
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
News
A coach and minibus hire company that markets itself as being run by women has won the contract to operate Bradford’s free city centre bus... 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
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
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
Secondary stories
The Safer Roads Humber partnership has criticised one of its member councils, saying it is withdrawing funding in order to tackle dog... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local authorities in West Yorkshire are developing a new mechanism for funding their £1bn West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund after the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A proposal to run peak hour commuter trains on the Keighley and Worth Valley heritage railway in West Yorkshire has been dropped on cost grounds. The... continue
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