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Local Transport Today
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The Highways Agency is seeking bidders for an Early Contractor Involvement contract to improve one mile of the A63 in Hull. The A63 Castle Street... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Kirklees Council in West Yorkshire has rejected the blanket introduction of 20mph speed limits on residential streets, with officers saying the lower... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The city of York Council is expecting a Government consultation on reforms to combined authority (CA) legislation, which could clear the way for the... continue
Local Transport Today
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FirstGroup is cutting fares on bus services in Leeds and Bradford from 5 January. In Leeds, the £3.90 off-peak day ticket will be valid all-day... continue
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Detail
Network Rail has appointed Parsons Brinckerhoff design engineer for the TransPennine West electrification programme, which covers the lines from... continue
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The DfT has awarded consultant Royal Haskoning DHV (UK) and Phil Jones Associates the contract to study the feasibility of building a cycleway in the... continue
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The Chinese Government has expressed interest in investing in the UK’s high-speed rail project. Chinese premier Li Keqiang raised the idea... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of bus passengers carried by operators participating in the Sheffield Bus Partnership grew 1.1% in the partnership’s first year,... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Peter Mackie, University of Leeds
It is a feature of many big transport projects that they go through massive wobbles. The third London Airport, the Channel Tunnel, HS1 and Crossrail... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Kieran Preston (pictured), director general of Metro, the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, is to retire in January, having served in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has given final approval to a £28.2m package of a new road and bus infrastructure between Sheffield and Rotherham. The project dubbed... continue
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News
FirstGroup has won the contract to operate the first park-and-ride service in Leeds.  The ten-minute frequency service, from an 800-space car... continue
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Open access train operator First Hull Trains is leading a campaign to include Hull in the Government’s rail electrification plans.  Hull... continue
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The Hybrid Bill authorising construction of the London to West Midlands high-speed line was deposited in Parliament this week.  Its submission... continue
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The DfT and local authorities in the North of England this week announced plans to form a partnership structure to manage the Northern and... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
The last issue has two very interesting articles on HS2. The first is the KPMG analysis of HS2 benefits (‘Sparks fly as academics contest... continue
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Local Transport Today
The Hybrid Bill for the first phase of the Government’s high-speed rail project arrived safely and on time in Parliament this week but whether... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Pro-rail group Railfuture has declared its support for the Government’s high-speed rail plans. Many of the organisation’s members have... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has asked new HS2 Ltd chairman Sir David Higgins to explore how to cut the cost of HS2 below the current estimated £42.6bn (2011... continue
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Leeds should have its first bus-based park-and-ride scheme in operation next May. A preferred operator has been selected for the service, which will... continue
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