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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Britain needs a high-speed rail network but ministers should rethink the alignment of the London-West Midlands route, according to the House of... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Liverpool’s Primary Care Trust is to part-fund the implementation of 20mph speed limits across residential roads in the city. The PCT will... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Halton Borough Council has begun the procurement process for the Mersey Gateway project, a new six-lane tolled bridge over the River Mersey between... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The likely spatial impact of constructing a high-speed rail line from London to the West Midlands, Manchester and Leeds is being examined by a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Manchester City Council has endorsed the route of the second city crossing for Manchester Metrolink services, following the completion of public... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Greater Manchester have approved a Statutory Quality Partnership for one of the busiest bus routes in the country. The SQP covers... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Competition Commission this week published evidence  that major bus operators in the North East and North West of England have engaged in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An elected mayor should spearhead transport policy for the entire Liverpool city region rather than just within the city council’s... continue
New Transit
Business
Manchester and London are vying to become the UK’s smartphone public transport commuter capital with new schemes to deliver high quality real... continue
New Transit
Products & Services
Global automated fare collection specialist Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) has partnered with US commuter rail operator the Port Authority... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
­I­­t seems slightly self-indulgent to use this ‘opinion’ column to go into the ins and outs of my local train service in the... continue
New Transit
People
Simon Pearson has been appointed as regional revenue development manager for First’s bus operations in the North of England. Based  in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Halton Borough Council is consulting on design changes to the Mersey Gateway project, which it says could cut the cost of the six-lane bridge and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The European Investment Bank is to lend the Greater Manchester Combined Authority £500m over 30 years for the third phase of Manchester... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Merseytravel is seeking expressions of interest for a consultancy framework covering monitoring of the conurbation’s local transport plan and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport minister Theresa Villiers this week indicated that the DfT was unlikely to authorise the full Northern Hub project to increase rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for Greater Manchester has announced plans to withdraw the fleet of trams that launched the Manchester Metrolink system in the early 1990s.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
West Yorkshire is planning to copy Greater Manchester’s practice by creating a transport fund to deliver projects expected to maximise economic... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester is seeking expressions of interest from contractors to build a 7km section of the 21km Leigh-Salford-Manchester... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new rail station opened in Lancashire this week. Buckshaw Parkway, located in Chorley, is served by Preston-Manchester trains. The £6.8m... continue
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