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Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
In brief
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
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Train operator Abellio has launched bike hire facilities at more than 40 stations across its three franchises – Northern Rail, Greater Anglia... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
FirstGroup is the dominant bus operator in Leeds and therefore has most to lose from the trolleybus plans. This month it unveiled its alternative... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Not everyone is looking forward to NGT: Over 600 land acquisitions will have to be made, and nearly 1,800 objections have been lodged. Complainants... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
John W E Helm
If Leeds City Council and the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (Metro) get their way, the trolleybus will be returning to the streets of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
FirstGroup has proposed introducing a 'New Bus for Leeds' modelled on London's new double-deckers as a lower-cost alternative improvement to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
More detail has emerged of how the new Northern and TransPennine rail franchises will be managed by a partnership of the DfT and the 33 local... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Highways Agency is to trial air quality barriers on a section of the M62 to see if they can reduce localised air pollution from vehicles on the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Frances Adams has been appointed interim assistant director of highways, transport and waste at the City of York Council. She is a director of... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
John Henkel has been appointed interim director general of Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, following the retirement of Kieran Preston (LTT 19 Dec 13).... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Thousands of drivers a week are receiving penalty charge notices (PCNs) for ignoring an experimental ban on general traffic crossing a bridge in York... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local authorities and motoring groups have criticised the Highways Agency’s plan to impose a 60mph speed limit on a 32-mile stretch of the M1... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency has commissioned Halcrow to undertake a feasibility study of building a new motorway junction on the M62 on the north side of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus service withdrawals, higher fares and staff cuts are among the ways South Yorkshire PTE plans to cope with a 9.7% cut to its budget from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
The Docklands Light Railway deserves applause for relaxing its no bikes rule (‘DLR welcomes cyclists aboard’ LTT 24 Jan). In South... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Ministers have given the go-ahead to local transport authorities in northern England having a formal role in the renewal of the Northern and... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
Consultation is drawing to a close on the Government’s preferred alignment for the two arms of the Y-shaped high-speed rail network, which will... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT has shortlisted three bidders for the new East Coast franchise, which is scheduled to commence in February 2015. The shortlist is: East Coast... continue
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