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Bus News
The Department for Transport has today awarded Full Approval for the Tees Valley Bus Network scheme, with a £37.5m contribution from the... continue
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High Speed Rail Have pledged to provide a comprehensive high speed rail network that would serve all parts of Britain. The Lib Dems claim that they... continue
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High Speed Rail Would give the go ahead for a new high speed rail line linking London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. This would later be extended... continue
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High Speed Rail A 250mph network from London to Birmingham with a western branch to Manchester and an eastern branch to Sheffield and Leeds.... continue
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End of the line
So former transport secretary Stephen Buyers, sorry, Byers is in the news and in trouble for allegedly ‘fixing’ the deadlock between... continue
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Viewpoint
Gavin Devine
For most of the last two years there has been absolute confidence that the Tories would win the general election, and that Theresa Villiers would be... continue
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Heroes & Villains - Villain
So many transport secretaries have achieved very little during their time in office, so why single out Alistair Darling? One reason it that he made... continue
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Heroes & Villains - Hero
As the general election approaches it’s a good time to consider the impact that individual politicians with vision and sheer force of will can... continue
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The Big Question
Stephen Joseph, Director, Campaign for Better Transport
Over the past 13 years we’ve seen good progress in London, but outside of London it has been a story of disappointment. In London, the 1999... continue
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The Big Question
John Siraut, Director - Economics, Colin Buchanan
Inconsistent and often incoherent. We have seen the creation of the Strategic Rail Authority and its abolition; a push for road pricing but no... continue
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The Big Question
George Muir, Former Director General of the Association of Train Operating Companies
Answer, from a railway perspective: a lot better than it might have been - no retro renationalisation, and not much meddling either. Post-Hatfield... continue
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The Big Question
Tom Windsor, Partner, Transport & Infrastructure, White & Case LLP
Very disappointing, especially in railways. There’s the 10-year transport plan, now in pieces and almost officially denied. The disastrous... continue
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The Big Question
David Leeder, Vice-chair, Commission for Integrated Transport
They tried to do too much and as a result achieved too little. More time should have been spent prioritising objectives before the tidal wave of cash... continue
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Reflections
Norman Baker Party: Liberal Democrat Occupation: Transport spokesman for the Liberal Democrats since December 2007 continue
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Reflections
Theresa Villiers Party: Conservative Occupation: Shadow Secretary of State for Transport since July 2007. Experien... continue
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Reflections
Lord Andrew Adonis Party: Labour Occupation: Secretary of State for Transport since June 2009 Experience:... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Transport is an area which is traditionally seen as a bit part player in elections, and that is unlikely to change this time. A recent survey of 141... continue
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In brief
Shadow transport minister Theresa Villiers has indicated that an incoming Conservative government would allow local authorities the opportunity to... continue
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