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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Centro has criticised HS2 Ltd’s plans for the high-speed rail station on the eastern edge of Birmingham city centre, saying the proposed... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Gavin Smith, Transport for Greater Bristol Alliance, Bristol BS3
In Bristol today is a true battle of the modes. Is it to be car, BRT or rail? The one winning at the moment is the car. Bristol continues to be a... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Opponents of HS2 are furious at transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin’s decision to veto publication of the Major Projects Authority’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
If I was asked to nominate the most important English thinker of the 20th century I’d opt for Colin Ward. Writer on architecture, town... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary has pledged to develop "a long-term solution to the resilience of the railway network in South West England". Patrick... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Bombardier today confirms that it has been told by Transport for London and the DfT that they intend to award the Derby-based firm the contract to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The railway between Exeter and Plymouth and Penzance is shut after damage at several locations caused by storm force winds, heavy seas and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Ministers have given the go-ahead to local transport authorities in northern England having a formal role in the renewal of the Northern and... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
FirstGroup has placed a £70m order for 425 new buses for delivery in 2014/15. The order represents the groups’s biggest ever order for... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
Consultation is drawing to a close on the Government’s preferred alignment for the two arms of the Y-shaped high-speed rail network, which will... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT has shortlisted three bidders for the new East Coast franchise, which is scheduled to commence in February 2015. The shortlist is: East Coast... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
No one had a bad word to say about Norman Baker when he was transport minister but perhaps people will see him in a different light after The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
One of Labour’s general election advisers has called for the party to consider renationalising the railways. Alastair Campbell, who was Tony... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
Sir David Higgins, who took over as chairman of Government company HS2 Ltd this month, will report to ministers in mid-March on whether the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland is commissioning an evaluation of the Larkhall to Milngavie railway project, which included re-opening the branch to Larkhall in... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Two councils are planning to scrap their long-standing ambitions for a new railway station between Bexhill and Hastings on the South Coast. A station... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council is urging the Government to rethink plans for the high-speed rail station close to Birmingham... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hopes of restoring rail passenger services to a South Coast branch line have been dashed after a study found the project offers poor value for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Plans to reinstate rail services between Liverpool and Chester and North Wales have received a boost after Network Rail said the necessary... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Firstgroup’s board has explained how it plans to boost shareholder returns in the face of a renewed call for the business to be broken up. In a... continue
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