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Local Transport Today
In brief
Northamptonshire County Council is commissioning a study for an “iconic” mass transit system to link the major towns in the county. The... continue
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Schemes completed
A new rail shuttle service linking Gatwick Airport’s north and south terminals has been launched. It is part of airport owner Global... continue
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Letters to the editor
Elsa Woodward, High Wycombe, Bucks
The interview with the minister Norman Baker about the budget cuts and transport refers to large sums used to support bus services. In the year... continue
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People/people
Dudley Council Conservative councillor Angus Adams (left) has been appointed chair of Centro, the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority,... continue
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People/people
Dudley Council Conservative councillor Angus Adams (left) has been appointed chair of Centro, the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Plans to develop a high capacity version of the Parry People Mover have suffered a setback from Government funding cuts. The Stourbridge-based... continue
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Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport minister Norman Baker has ordered a review of light rail scheme costs. “I have asked officials to look at the reasons for the high... continue
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Regular news
Nottingham City Council is waiting to hear if the Treasury will continue support for extensions to the Nottingham Express Transit (NET) tram... continue
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Council chiefs in Edinburgh may be forced to open the city’s first tram line in phases in order to keep the project within budget. The idea was... continue
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Transport project promoters are breathing a sigh of relief after the Treasury reconfirmed funding for 12 major schemes that had received final... continue
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The Government this week pledged to protect some key public transport schemes in England’s regions from spending cuts. Chancellor George... continue
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Heritage rail bosses in Leicestershire will unveil ambitious plans for a new rail link between Nottingham and Leicester at the House of Commons later... continue
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Sheffield's Supertram could become the first tram system in the country to convey bicycles. South Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority has... continue
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Local Authorities are  anxiously waiting to hear if the Government will withdraw funding from much-cherished  transport schemes that were... continue
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Progress of plans
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has produced an outline business case for the modernisation of Glasgow’s subway system. Built in 1896,... continue
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A new trading statement from   Stagecoach Group has reported a dramatic improvement in the financial performance at its UK rail operations... continue
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The first unit of Edinburgh’s new fleet of 27 trams arrived in the Scottish capital last week, days before Princes Street was due to be closed... continue
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News
SPT is considering whether to let an operating concession for the Glasgow subway as part of its planned £290m programme to modernise the... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
For the past few years it’s been my privilege to be an advisor to the City of Edinburgh Council, part of the joy of the role being the need to... continue
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