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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John WE Helm
The Office of Rail Regulation has rejected an application from open access operator GNWR to run services on the West Coast Main Line between London,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has said on a visit to Yorkshire for Transport for the North's inaugural meeting that he wanted the North of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Stockport have voiced misgivings about the plans for an elected mayor for Greater Manchester.  An agreement struck between the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council on Merseyside is to use blacktop rather than paving slabs in footway schemes as part of plans to cut... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
Stephen Plowden completely misses the point of Bridget Rosewell’s report, Investing in the city regions (Letters LTT 18 Dec 14).  What... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
£442.8m? You cannot be serious. That figure, the frankly appalling amount spent to date by this austerity Government on the completely... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
More details have emerged of the  transport strategy work being undertaken by new body Transport for the North (TfN). Eight workstreams are... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Richard Walker has been appointed project director for the Mersey Gateway, the new river crossing in Halton, which is due to open in 2017. He joins... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
A major upgrade to the A5036 Princess Way, the dual carriageway connecting the port of Liverpool with the  M57/M58, is promised in the first... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Highways England is to invest in two local authority road schemes that will deliver benefits for local roads and the strategic road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The Government has identified £3.5bn of schemes from the six road feasibility studies that were set up to examine long-standing problems on the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Lancashire County Council is to review its subsidised bus network on an area-by-area basis over the next 18 months. The council spends about... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Trafford Council in Greater Manchester has shortlisted bidders for its highways, streetlighting and technical services partnership contracts. Details... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Government company HS2 Ltd has spent more than £440m since it was incorporated in January 2009, according to its latest annual report. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
FirstGroup has installed warning bells on buses on route 83 between Oldham and Manchester in an effort to cut the chances of collisions with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A Private?Bill could be used to give Greater Manchester powers to introduce bus franchising. The Government said last month that it was “ready... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The government is working with local authorities in the North of England on a transport strategy, including options, costs and a delivery timetable... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Delivery of Transpennine rail electrification between Manchester, Leeds and York may have slipped by almost two years, Network Rail documents... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has authorised electrification of the ten-mile branch line between Oxenholme and Windermere in the Lake District. The £16m... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Rafael Cuesta has been appointed head of development by Transport for Greater Manchester, joining from Centro, the West Midlands Passenger Transport... continue
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