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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Disney, Company secretary: Dales & Bowland CIC, Gargrave, North Yorkshire
Upon returning from a short break using the Shropshire Hills Shuttle it was interesting to read Paul Salveson’s comparison of this operation... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
I’m just back from a relaxing week’s holiday in the much under-rated area of south Shropshire. The county is pretty well served by rail,... continue
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Regular news
More details have emerged of the Welsh Government’s pilot project to trial new ways of delivering rural bus services. The Government last month... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Leicestershire County Council is expected to approve plans next week for four ‘community bus partnerships’ (CBPs) that will see local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government has awarded the Vale of Glamorgan and Ceredigion councils £100,000 each to trial new methods of delivering public... continue
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In brief
Oxfordshire County Council is to cut a speed limit on a rural road from 60mph to 30mph despite opposition from Thames Valley Police, which says the... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The voluntary and community sector is generally good at innovation, and ‘community rail’ is no exception. Combining their dynamism and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Anne Robinson, Friends of the Peak District and Campaign to Protect Rural England South Yorkshire Sheffield S2
Sixty years of aspirations for an all-weather fast route across the Peak District linking the M1 and the M67 were whittled down from a motorway in... continue
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News
Public bike hire providers are being invited to bid to provide a system in the New Forest National Park, the first rural scheme in the... continue
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Regular news
Transport Scotland has published the timetable and fares structure for the new Borders railway from Edinburgh to Tweedbank, which is due to open in... continue
Categories: Railways, Rural, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
About 20 docking stations and 300 bikes will feature in the New Forest’s proposed public bike hire scheme, the first large-scale rural bike... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The UK’s first large-scale rural bike share scheme looks set to be built in the New Forest. The scheme, due to start in April 2015, will... continue
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Regular news
The Government has applied to the European Commission for permission to introduce fuel duty discounts of up to 5p per litre in 17 of the most rural... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport minister Robert Goodwill, calling for more 'Wheels 2 Work' schemes to lend motorbikes, mopeds or bicycles to people wanting to access a... continue
Categories: Rural, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
MPs have been urged to recommend that the DfT prevents rural communities "become even more isolated and disadvantaged" by accepting the need for... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
One of my highlights of 2013 was the Community Rail Awards ceremony held at Llandudno. The community rail network, now a mature movement with 20... continue
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Regular news
Bus services are being withdrawn from many parts of rural Britain as councils make deep cuts to tendered service budgets. The scale of the cutbacks... continue
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Regular news
John W E Helm
Tourist-friendly trains and patronage targets for rural lines, and strict controls of regulated fares are among the eye-catching features of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Highland Council is to provide funding for an innovative rural taxi service that was set up by a local community after the council withdrew a bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 At LTT’s conference last week on Local Enterprise Partnerships, Buckinghamshire LEP chair Alex Pratt ably demonstrated that some in the... continue
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