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Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT is inviting bids for places on a rail research framework – STAR (Specialist Technical Advice for Rail), which will run for four years... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
London boroughs will pay £353m in 2015/16 towards the cost of the Freedom Pass, which provides free travel for older and disabled people living... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new study is to examine opportunities to speed-up the rail journey time between Nottingham, Sheffield and Leeds. A regular service on the line was... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
Stephen Plowden completely misses the point of Bridget Rosewell’s report, Investing in the city regions (Letters LTT 18 Dec 14).  What... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
£442.8m? You cannot be serious. That figure, the frankly appalling amount spent to date by this austerity Government on the completely... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The annual introduction of increased rail fares, even though the average increase for the fares that are regulated by the Government was a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new bus station is to be built on the north side of Cardiff Central railway station, adjacent to the existing bus station that is to be demolished... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has dropped plans to trial flexible rail ticketing on a London commuter route. The idea was to offer tickets that suited changing patterns of... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
AS THE new year began, former transport minister Lord Andrew Adonis used a column in The Evening Standard to propose some major changes to... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Jeff Halliwell has been appointed chair of Passenger Focus, which from April will be renamed Transport Focus to reflect its widened remit of... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Elizabeth Gilliard has been appointed interim contract review manager at the Rail Executive – passenger services in the DfT, where she will... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
People/people
David Middleton, chief executive of Transport Scotland, has been awarded a CBE for services to the transport sector in the New Year honours list.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Michèle Dix, Transport for London’s managing director of planning, has been awarded a CBE in the New Year honours list for services to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Labour has denied it would add millions to the transport budget with its policies, including to re-run rail franchise competitions and establish... continue
Categories: Cycling, Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport select committee will next week question Network Rail on the reasons for over-running engineering works at London's King's Cross and... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
There remains a lack of devolution of transport budgets and powers and this will lead to a 'Beeching of the buses' and rail-overcrowding, the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin today says that "any fare increase is regrettable" and accepts that an average 2.2% increase in peak fares is... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A rolling stock engineering firm says it has reached agreement with Transport for London to purchase surplus District Line trains, with the intention... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The impact of good transport infrastructure on property prices was analysed in The Times’ Bricks & Mortar supplement on 28 November. After... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Oyster-style smart ticketing on all local bus services should be delivered in Sheffield, in a city deal announced by Nick Clegg, the deputy prime... continue
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