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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Network Rail is reportedly considering privatising part of its network in "a simple area of the country where there are only a few train companies in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is demanding cuts from Network Rail's ring-fenced budget as part of his autumn Spending Review, effectively re-opening the plan it agreed... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
AS THE contest to determine the next leader of the Labour Party trundles on, the main transport policy under discussion has been whether or not the... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Building lots of houses around rail stations in London’s green belt will lead to huge increases in road traffic, says the Royal Town Planning... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Your Media Monitor referring to the article by Steve Howell about the Cardiff Valleys rail network is slightly misleading (‘Return of trams to... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
Bristol’s independent mayor George Ferguson is urging city councillors not to jeopardise rail improvements in the conurbation by pushing for a... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The Times made a bit of a muddle of its reporting that the Office of Rail and Road has approved Great North Western Railways’ application to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is preparing to put out to tender £7bn of work for phase one of HS2 – the London-West Midlands high-speed line –... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The high-speed rail station for the East Midlands will be built at Toton after all, HS2 Ltd chairman Sir David Higgins has indicated. The Government... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is making CIRAS, the Confidential Incident Reporting and Analysis System, available to the capital’s bus operators, giving... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Regulated rail fares in England outside London and Merseyside will rise 1% next January – in line with the retail price index for July –... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn has promised a Railways Act to progressively bring the railways back into public control if he leads the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The finance ministers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have called on the UK Government to ensure that the Barnett Formula applies to all... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government should introduce tax incentives to promote car sharing to work, according to a think tank.   The recommendation comes in a report... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Perth & Kinross Council is procuring a real-time travel and city information system for Perth. The council wants a system that can manage,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Open access train operator, Great North Western Railway (GNWR), has won permission to commence operations between London and Blackpool. The ORR has... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has told Network Rail (NR) it could be in breach of its network licence because of the late delivery of some... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Labour leadership favourite Jeremy Corbyn has published plans for a "People's Railway" that he claimed would save "hundreds of millions a year" by... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary has rejected an accusation that the Government's much-vaunted 'Northern Powerhouse' is "a litany of disasters" in an... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The current front-runner to be the next leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, has hinted that he would withdraw his party’s support for... continue
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