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Local Transport Today
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High-speed rail opposition group the HS2 Action Alliance has raised the necessary funds to take its judicial review of the scheme to the Court of... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Airports Commission is being urged to support investment in faster rail links to Stansted. The call comes from London mayor Boris Johnson and... continue
Local Transport Today
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A town the size of Peterborough would have to be built near Stansted Airport if the Government decided to turn Stansted into the UK’s main... continue
Local Transport Today
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by Andrew Forster
London mayor Boris Johnson has criticised the Government for announcing plans for a new western rail access to Heathrow Airport before decisions are... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The Government’s Airports Commission has announced its expert advisory panel. Members are: Helen Apsimon, professor of air pollution studies at... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
High-speed rail champion Jim Steer is urging the Government to think creatively about rail capacity in west London now that HS2 Ltd plans to put the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A tunnel to accommodate the London-Leeds high-speed rail route under East Midlands Airport could be extended by 1km to allow a strategic rail freight... continue
Local Transport Today
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The House of Commons transport committee has called on the Government to expand Heathrow Airport from two to three or possibly four runways. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Scottish Government’s draft third National Planning Framework includes a number of other transport projects: high-speed rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The publication of a report on aviation strategy by the House of Commons’ transport committee drew praise from editorials in two of the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Airports have criticised Civil Aviation Authority proposals to continue economic regulation. The CAA found evidence of “substantial market... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Commons transport select committee has come out in favour of a third runway at Heathrow and said there may also be merit in a... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Engineering consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Tony Kearns as strategy and operations director for its UK Rail, Transit and Aviation... continue
Local Transport Today
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A NEW report from consultant CE Delft, and commissioned jointly by environmental charities WWF and RSPB and the Heathrow campaign group HACAN, argues... continue
Local Transport Today
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A NEW report from the London Assembly transport committee says that airport capacity in London is currently underused, with some London airports... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Association of Train Operating Companies says that rail has increased its market share for journeys on the ten busiest domestic air routes from... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
Andrew Forster
In 2011 Halcrow followed other well-known UK transport planning and engineering consultancies Colin Buchanan, Gifford and Scott Wilson and passed... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Oxford University professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, whose specialist subject is the history of the Christian church, suggested in an article on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Communities and local government secretary Eric Pickles has approved plans to expand Lydd Airport on Romney Marsh in Kent, increasing passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government’s Airports Commission has published a consultation on the link between aviation and climate change. The deadline for responses... continue
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