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Nexus seeks apprentices for Tyne and Wear Metro

Nexus seeks apprentices for Tyne and Wear Metro

Mark Moran

Nexus, which owns and manages Tyne and Wear Metro, is looking for ten new apprentices for positions across their business. Seven new... continue

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Rail regulator publishes level crossing safety guidance

Rail regulator publishes level crossing safety guidance

Mark Moran

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has proposed new... continue

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Rail services reduced to 72%

Rail services reduced to 72%

Mark Moran

Rail services in Britain will be reduced to 72% of pre-pandemic levels and... continue

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Cycling and Walking Innovations 2021: Virtual event 26 January

Cycling and Walking Innovations 2021: Virtual event 26 January

This popular one-day summit and expo, now in its 4th year, will highlight how progressive local authorities, supported by service suppliers and consultancies, are making the most of new thinking and new opportunities. Last year's £2 billion... continue

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Travel demand plummets as national lockdowns reimposed

Travel demand plummets as national lockdowns reimposed

Andrew Forster

Public transport operators across the UK were... continue

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Van Vuren leads Australian firm’s UK push

Van Vuren leads Australian firm’s UK push

Transport planning and modelling expert Tom Van Vuren is leaving his post as technical director of Mott MacDonald after 21 years, to head UK development for... continue

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Legal challenge launched against national networks NPS

Environmental activists have launched a new legal challenge against the Government’s transport policies, this time focusing on the National Policy Statement (NPS) for National Networks. The action is being pursued by the Transport Action Network (TAN), which has been granted a separate... continue

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Whitehall ‘steering MCA transport funds’

The Urban Transport Group expects the Government to try and exert considerable influence over how mayoral combined authorities spend a new fund for intra-city transport.  The Government has promised £4.2bn for long-term intra-city transport settlements for the eight mayoral combined... continue

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Hackney’s travel chief quits for Liverpool

The councillor credited with making the London Borough of Hackney a trailblazer for active travel and traffic restraint is stepping down – but with ambitions to be the next elected mayor of Liverpool.  Jon Burke, Hackney’s cabinet member for energy, waste, transport and public... continue

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Car club operators urged to share usage data with councils

Car club operators urged to share usage data with councils

Car clubs could play a much bigger part in transport policy if operators agree to share operational data with councils, says a report published by the RAC Foundation.  The report proposes a Car Club-Local Authority Data... continue

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HE ‘hitlist’ to demolish railway structures

Hundreds of potentially useful disused railway structures are threatened with demolition or infilling by Highways England, campaigners have warned. Highways England is responsible for managing the DfT’s Historical Railways Estate (HRE) – around 3,200 bridges, tunnels and viaducts, some... continue

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DfT invites views on extending appraisal beyond 60 years

Longer appraisal periods are likely to improve the benefit:cost ratios of transport infrastructure projects, says the DfT in a consultation that proposes lengthening the period beyond 60 years. Sixty years is the Treasury’s  default maximum appraisal period for spending departments.... continue

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MPs launch transport infrastructure probe

The House of Commons transport committee has invited written evidence for an inquiry into the appraisal and delivery of major UK transport infrastructure. Topics the committee wants to receive evidence on include: the Government’s transport infrastructure priorities and the National... continue

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NIC leaves HS2’s eastern arm in sidings and NPR in limbo

NIC leaves HS2’s eastern arm in sidings and NPR in limbo

The eastern arm of HS2 from the West Midlands to Leeds is not a priority for improving the Midlands and the north of England’s rail connections, the National Infrastructure Commission has told ministers. It is also... continue

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Bus info stream up and running

The DfT’s Bus Open Data Service (BODS) should be hosting timetable, fares and real-time service information for bus services across England (outside London) from this week. The information can be used in web and app-based journey planners.  The DfT believes that mandating supply of fares... continue

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