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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Newcastle City Council is accelerating the programme of introducing 20mph speed limits across the city’s residential streets. Councillors... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Go Ahead North East is introducing a double bonus with earlier start times on bus and Metro in July and August for over-60s and eligible... continue
New Transit
Light Rail News
The RMT has said that one of the four approved bidders for the privatisation of Tyne and Wear Metro – MTR Rail from Hong Kong... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
The DfT has confirmed £40m of funding towards, and given programme entry status to, bus improvements in the Tees Valley. A further £11.2m... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Durham County Council has approved the award of its Durham park-and-ride contract after the council’s legal team ruled that unsuccessful... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Simpler and cheaper fares are being credited with reversing a 20-year decline in public transport trips made by children in Tyne and Wear. Nexus... continue
Local Transport Today
News
National Express Group (NEG) made a cut price escape from its East Coast rail franchise after failing to renegotiate the loss making contract in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Passenger Transport Executive Group has expressed concern that overcrowding at key regional rail hubs could get worse as the Department of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Meera Rambissoon
The government's move to renationalise National Express' East Coast rail franchise will have a knock-on effect on transport spending, transport... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Meera Rambissoon
Transport minister Sadiq Khan has announced that Tees Valley is to benefit from a £62m upgrade to help improve its local bus network. The... continue
New Transit
Progress Report
Andrew Garnett
Any visitor to Newcastle and Gateshead cannot help notice the distinctive yellow hybrid-powered  buses of the innovative QuayLink city centre... continue
New Transit
Cover Story Detail
Perhaps the most desperate example of the rail industry’s squeeze on passenger is the seat reservation charge introduced by National Express at... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
TRANSPORT Secretary Lord Adonis has promised to investigate whether free bus passes for pensioners and the disabled could be extended to the... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
METRO bosses are paying up to £1m in a bid to run the railway they already own. As competition to run trains... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 18 May, North-East paper The Journal suggested that “a ring road for Tyneside” was on the cards due to concerns “that... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The government was last night accused of slashing funds for North East roads and rail links as figures show the South gets nearly four times more... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Newcastle City Council is consulting on proposals to reduce congestion, improve facilities for cyclists and pedestrians and give greater priority to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Consultant Mott MacDonald’s transport technology services team has been appointed by the Tyne and Wear Local Transport Plan partners (Newcastle... continue
Transit
Rail News
A train operator is to begin charging passengers for reserving a seat. National Express is to charge £2.50 for reser... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
The Highways Agency is inviting comments as part of a public consultation on the A19/A184 Testos junction improvement scheme. Two off-line options... continue
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