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Local Transport Today
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The Government’s policy of regulating rail fares has been “too effective” at keeping fares down, according to Transport for Greater... continue
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Andrew Forster
Imagine for a moment being Alison Munro. You’ve just been re-appointed chief executive of Government company HS2 Ltd for three more years when... continue
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The Liverpool City Region local authorities want to be given complete control over the introduction of bus Quality Contracts, with no need for... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester is to “reinvigorate” work on comparing the merits of bus partnerships and bus Quality Contracts. In a... continue
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The business case for a £290m 10km dual carriageway between the A6 and Manchester Airport has been submitted to the DfT. The A6 to Manchester... continue
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The Dirtector of technical services at Wirral Council did not follow council procedures by meeting with one of the potential bidders during the... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
Flagging up its forthcoming print edition, The Spectator’s website on 13 June asked the question: “Why was David Cameron so lukewarm in... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Something leapt out from the report about Cumbria County Council being in the forefront of the DfT's rail devolution drive with plans for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  Regular readers of the London Evening Standard can’t fail to have noticed that in recent weeks the paper has carried a relentless stream... continue
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News
Balfour Beatty/Mott MacDonald has won the second of the Highways Agency’s new-style Asset Support Contracts. It involves maintaining 500km of... continue
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Mark Dowd used his resignation statement to take a swipe at the plans led by Greater Manchester, West and South Yorkshire to manage a devolved... continue
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Merseytravel chairman Mark Dowd resigned this week after 20 years in post, saying his position had become “untenable” after half of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Sefton Council on Merseyside is seeking an operator for its cycle hire scheme. The scheme was set up in 2009 and currently covers Southport but it is... continue
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People/people
Northern Rail, a Serco/Abellio joint venture, has made three new director appointments. Richard Allan has been promoted from assistant director to... continue
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The Sellafeild  nuclear plant in West Cumbria could play a vital part in boosting the Cumbrian Coast railway under plans being developed with... continue
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The Replacement of many of the North of England’s older trains will be a “centrepiece” of a new rail strategy being prepared for... continue
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New details  of how local authorities in the North of England could take over the governance of local rail services were released this week. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Merseytravel is beginning the procurement of a fleet of new trains to replace the existing Class 507 and 508 electric multiple units used on the... continue
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Political Leaders in the Liverpool City Region are promising to have an agreed transport governance structure in place by the end of the year, as... continue
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Car hire operators are being invited to bid to establish a network of hire points in the Lake District. Vehicles will be located at visitor... continue
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