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Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottingham city and Nottinghamshire County councils are pressing the Government to commit to a £215m investment package for the Midland Main... continue
Categories: Railways, East Midlands
Local Transport Today
In brief
The InterCity East Coast rail franchise will be back in private hands by the end of 2013, the DfT said this week. A consultation on the franchise has... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Arriva Transport Solutions, the social services transport arm set up by Arriva last year, has completed a significant deal with the acquisition of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Geoff Inskip, chairman of PTEG and light rail representative body UK Tram, has called on the Department for Transport to set aside £100m per... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Arriva Transport Solutions, the social services transport arm set up by Arriva last year, has completed a significant deal with the acquisition of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottinghamshire County Council is to buy railcards for staff to cut the cost of business travel. The council estimates 8-10% of staff would be... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottinghamshire County Council has struck a two-year fixed concessionary travel reimbursement deal with 18 of the area’s 21 bus and tram... continue
New Transit
Rail News Lead Story
Consultant Atkins has secured a £13.3 million contract to produce preliminary designs for the two High Speed 2 (HS2) running lines... continue
New Transit
People
First Hull Trains has appointed Brian Christie as its new operations manager. He was previously train driver manager at First Capital Connect and... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Sonny Tolofari, Leicestershire County Council; Paul Hanson, AECOM; Andy Dobson, David Simmonds Consultancy
Both transport and urban planning require broad ranging consideration in their own right. The interaction of good accessibility provided by transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of motor vehicles entering central Cambridge dropped 15% between 2000 and 2010, according to Cambridgeshire County Council. Data from a... continue
Parking Review
Articles
An increase in road deaths in Northamptonshire has led to calls for the speed cameras in the county to be switched back on. So far this year 16... continue
New Transit
People Lead Story
Merseytravel chairman Mark Dowd has issued a statement denouncing local newspaper reports claiming that the district auditor had questioned... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A lobbying campaign has persuaded the Government to contribute £10m towards the redevelopment of Northampton’s railway station. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Fifteen local authorities in the Midlands have joined forces to promote improvements to the A5 trunk road. Staffordshire, Leicestershire,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Nottinghamshire County Council has purchased three disused colliery branch line railways and plans to convert them into recreational... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT this week authorised the construction of two local authority road schemes. Transport secretary Justine Greening granted final approval to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Derbyshire County Council and Network Rail are exploring how to fund a new rail station to serve Ilkeston. With the county council unable to afford... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“A notable absence in the Queen’s Speech today was the Government’s plans for high-speed rail (HS2) – legislation hated by... continue
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