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Local Transport Today
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Delivery of Transpennine rail electrification between Manchester, Leeds and York may have slipped by almost two years, Network Rail documents... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The Scottish Government has played down comments made by Sir David Higgins, the chair of HS2 Ltd, that an extension of the proposed high-speed... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
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Fife Council is to commission a study of re-opening the disused railway to Methil and Leven for passengers and potentially freight. The re-opening is... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has authorised electrification of the ten-mile branch line between Oxenholme and Windermere in the Lake District. The £16m... continue
Local Transport Today
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London Waterloo remained Britain’s busiest railway station last year, with an estimated 98.4 million entries and exits, 2.6% up on 2012/13... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
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The Court of Appeal has rejected the London Borough of Hillingdon’s claim that the Government should have carried out a strategic environmental... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government is asking Network Rail to conduct further work on a new rail route in Devon that would provide an alternative to the coastal route via... continue
Local Transport Today
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The start of constructing the London-West Midlands high-speed line could be delayed beyond the proposed 2017 start date, Sir David Higgins, the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tony Bolden, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN16
The Office for Rail Regulation has just released statistics on station usage for 2013/14. As in previous years it offers a valuable time series guide... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
Bridget Rosewell is right to point out that an incremental appraisal is unsuitable to assess developments such as Canary Wharf and Docklands, but HS2... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Labour today widened its attack on private sector operators, with the shadow transport secretary savaging Martin Griffiths, Stagecoach chief... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Institution of Civil Engineers has thrown down the gauntlet to politicians to follow rhetorical support for devolution with the creation of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Welsh Government will use its new devolved powers over the Wales and Borders rail franchise to establish a not-for-profit company to run... continue
Categories: Railways, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT and local government face at least two more years of "very substantial savings," Chancellor George Osborne said in his final Autumn Statement... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Government's latest National Infrastructure Plan sets out £155m in funds for infrastructure to unlock southern England housing sites, and... continue
Local Transport Today
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John W E Helm
The Prime Minister has announced a £230m UK contribution towards the electrification of railways in south Wales.  The deal struck with the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London has awarded £28m to outer London boroughs to improve public spaces around 17 stations on the capital’s east-west... continue
Local Transport Today
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Plans to convert the single track Cardiff Queen Street-Cardiff Bay branch line to tram operation features in Cardiff Council’s new draft local... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Scottish Government is to be handed full powers over road traffic signs and speed limits as part of the devolution settlement announced by the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The opening of a new railway station at Green Park on the southern edge of Reading, on the Reading-Basingstoke line, has been delayed by a further... continue
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