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Network Rail looks at privatising part of its network after DfT savings demand - report

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21 August
The towers on the new Queensferry Crossing over the Forth estuary have become the tallest of any bridge in the UK, reaching...
21 August
Andrew Forster The DfT is reviewing if data from in-vehicle GPS, mobile phones, and even mileage data from MOT tests, can be used to...
21 August
Rik Thomas AS THE contest to determine the next leader of the Labour Party trundles on, the main transport policy under discussion has...
21 August
Rik Thomas The publicity surrounding the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), which was launched in 2013, has by no means all been good....
21 August
Kiron Chatterjee & Ben Clark Centre for Transport and Society In his most recent column, Phil Goodwin noted a “widely accepted” proposition that “it is around the point...
14 August
Local Transport Today This inaugural Cycle Planning Awards is organised by the Active Travel Network and Local Transport Today who have developed...
13 August
Lee Baker Highways England has announced off-road trials of the technology to power electric vehicles, allowing drivers of...
12 August
Lee Baker The transport secretary has rejected an accusation that the Government's much-vaunted 'Northern Powerhouse' is "a litany of...
10 August
Lee Baker Legal barriers stand in the way of testing autonomous vehicles despite a code of practice the Government issued for testing...
7 August
Andrew Forster Transport for London is to procure an automated predictive signalling system that adjusts traffic signal timings in response...
7 August
Rik Thomas After a Labour candidate for the mayor of London, Harrow West MP Gareth Thomas, had strongly backed a third runway at...
7 August
Peter Plisner Birmingham New Street is the UK’s eighth busiest railway station and the busiest outside London. More than 34 million...
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Transit 360 17 April
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