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  National Express Group results for the year ended 30 December 2013 show steady revenue growth but a fall in profitability. Group revenue of... continue
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RAIL
The DfT is to pay higher salaries to staff with rail commercial skills in an effort to strengthen the Department’s new rail... continue
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Liverpool City Council is to dramatically increase spending on capital road maintenance, with an extra £80m proposed over the next eight years... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
You report the cut in the reimbursement rate for carrying free of charge Welsh ‘Seniors’ on buses in the principality (‘Anger at... continue
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Letters to the editor
Keith Rogers, Stockport SK7
The authorities in Stoke-on-Trent are right to be concerned about HS2 (‘Scrap Manchester HS2 route, says Stoke’ and ‘Northern... continue
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The DfT’s draft National Policy Statement (NPS) on national networks has created a huge furore because of what its critics see as a return to... continue
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Viewpoint
Ray Bentley
I define the Far South West (FSW) as the two Local Enterprise Partnership areas of Cornwall and Heart of the South West – basically Somerset... continue
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Politicians like to tell people what they want to hear and will say different things to different audiences, believes Carlton Reid, who will be... continue
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Lee Baker
A UK pension fund is investing in a £350m project to improve central Scotland's motorway links. Transport Scotland is issuing £350m of... continue
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Councillors in the West Midlands have approved £9.7m of cuts to the levy paid by the seven districts to Centro. The levy will reduce to... continue
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John W E Helm
The Prime Minister has ordered a review into the resilience of the country’s transport networks to extreme weather following the disruption... continue
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In brief
The DfT has awarded Nottingham City Council a further £1.5m of Green Bus Fund, allowing it to complete the transition of its bus fleet to... continue
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In brief
Worcestershire County Council is reviewing its plans to withdraw all support for tendered bus services after receiving 8,500 responses to a... continue
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Secondary stories
Welsh Bus operators have responded angrily to the Welsh Government’s decision to cut concessionary fares reimbursement by about £8m next... continue
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News extra
Andrew Forster
The campaign to get people to use their cars a bit less has had a bumpy ride in recent years. Austerity prompted many councils to cut their... continue
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In brief
The Government received just over 1,000 claims to its Plug-in Car Grant in the last three months of 2013, according to the Office for Low Emission... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
Not everyone is looking forward to NGT: Over 600 land acquisitions will have to be made, and nearly 1,800 objections have been lodged. Complainants... continue
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John W E Helm
If Leeds City Council and the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (Metro) get their way, the trolleybus will be returning to the streets of... continue
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Letters to the editor
John Sutton, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16
In the last issue you report on cuts to public transport expenditure in South Yorkshire, Cumbria and Herefordshire, including the withdrawal of... continue
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News
Liverpool city Council has appointed HourBike Ltd to run what is set to be the biggest bike hire scheme outside London. Up to 100 bikes at ten city... continue
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