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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Birmingham have approved funding for an extension of the Midland Metro light rail line from New Street to Centenary Square on the west... continue
Local Transport Today
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The inquiry team investigating the ill-fated Edinburgh Tram project has invited public submissions on the key issues under consideration. The... continue
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Andrew Forster
A passenger railway branch line in Hertfordshire could be converted into a busway or light railway under plans to improve east-west orbital public... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is consulting on plans for a new tram loop in Croydon to increase line capacity and support the town centre redevelopment. The... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Councillors in Edinburgh were this week expected to approve new appointments to the boards of Transport for Edinburgh, Lothian Buses, and Edinburgh... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed a team led by Cubic Transportation Systems to deliver a travel information system. OPTIS (Optimised... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Transport for Greater Manchester has invited expressions of interest in the contract to operate and maintain the Metrolink light rail... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Docklands Light Railway is looking to replace more than half its fleet of light rail vehicles, even though some are just 12 years old. The DLR... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Centro and Birmingham City Council have chosen the route for a Midland Metro extension through Digbeth. The first section of the Eastside Metro route... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The North East Combined Authority (NECA) is reviewing how Nexus, the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive, is governed. The PTE, established... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Public transport operators in South Yorkshire have agreed to fund the printing of paper timetables for some of their services following the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen City Council is to commission a study into rapid transit systems for the city. The context for the cross-city connections study is the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Hounslow is investigating converting a freight-only railway in west London into a Docklands Light Railway-type operation to... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport for Greater Manchester has set the ball rolling on the next contract for operating and maintaining the Metrolink network. RATP Dev holds... continue
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Interview
John Davies is one of many British Rail managers who left the industry in the 1990s. He left despite – or perhaps because of – his... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The new rapid transit study for the West Midlands conurbation will study lower cost alternatives to light rail. The West Midlands Integrated... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The possible shape of a Metrolink light rail network for the south of Greater Manchester has been outlined in a report commissioned by Stockport... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Transport projects have secured a share of the £1bn Local Growth Fund grant awarded by the Government last week. The funding for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have announced a further £1bn to invest in local economies to expand the Growth De... continue
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News extra
When Nottingham’s workplace parking levy (WPL) was launched in April 2012 it had a good many detractors among the city’s business... continue
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