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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
Transit
Media Monitor
Japanese industrial giant Hitachi is considering creating hundreds of jobs on Tyneside at a factory to build carriages for "super express"... continue
Transit
Business Monitor
TRAIN operator TransPennine Express recorded a sharp increase in operating and pre-tax profits during the year to March 31  2008, according to... continue
Transit
In brief
Nexus, the PTE for Tyne & Wear, last week launched its new bus strategy for the region that calls for wholesale improvements to services. This... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new journey planning website has been launched for travel in the Tees Valley area. The website broadcasts live information about the road network... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A scoring tool for prioritising the implementation of 20mph zones has been developed for Gateshead Council by consultant JMP. The tool includes a GIS... continue
Transit
Business Monitor
PROFITS fell at train operator Northern Rail back by 9% in the 52 weeks ended January 5 2008, according to the company’s annual accounts. The... continue
Transit
Letters to the Editor
Susan Goldsmith, Managing Director, National Express East Coast
John Nelson suggested there is no case for gating stations on the East Coast, (Transit April 3) and then went on to justify the implementation of... continue
Transit
In brief
National Express East Coast has given its support to a new scheme launched last week to help improve safety and security on the railway. The Railway... continue
Transit
In brief
National Express East Coast has recorded the best performance results on the East Coast Main Line for over ten years. Statistics for the last period... continue
Transit
Regular News
James Dark
National Express East Coast is planning to introduce a seat reservation charge at the end of this month. The £2.50 fee would be the first such... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Talks are continuing between local authorities in the North East of England on future governance arrangements for transport. Richard Hibbert,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Plans for bus Quality Partnership Schemes are to be drawn up by Nexus, the Tyne and Wear PTE, as part of the revised bus strategy for the conurbation... continue
Transit
Bus News
Meera Rambissoon
Go North East launched a new coach service in Newcastle city centre on April Fools’ Day with three of its drivers dressed as court jesters. The... continue
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