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Stagecoach is taking delivery of more than 30 new buses worth almost £4m to go into service in its recently acquired Wigan bus operations. The... continue
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The DfT has given Virgin up to 23 more months to run the West Coast Main Line. Its franchise was due to expire this month. The extension follows the... continue
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A consortium of local authorities in the North West of England are to commission Network Rail to study ways of providing a rail connection to the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has deferred an announcement on the route of the high-speed rail line from the West Midlands to the North West and West Yorkshire... continue
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Merseytravel has appointed Frank Rogers as interim chief executive and director general until further notice. Rogers, Merseytravel’s director... continue
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People/people
The DfT has appointed David Prout (pictured) to the new post of director general of HS2, overseeing delivery of the Government’s high-speed... continue
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Network Rail is consulting on constructing the Ordsall Chord to link Manchester’s Victoria and Piccadilly stations, a project that will create... continue
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Lancashire County Council is to temporarily fund free bus travel for 16-18 year olds who are not in education, employment or training (NEET), or who... continue
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Cumbria County Council hopes to recruit up to 300 volunteers to help clear snow and ice from footways. The ‘snow champions’ scheme would... continue
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Andrew Forster
One of the first things Liam Robinson did on being appointed chairman of Merseytravel this summer was  commission two reviews into the way the... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester is working with Manchester and Salford city councils on plans to alter bus routing, bus termini, and pedestrian... continue
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The European Investment Bank has approved a further £150m loan facility to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) for transport... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester has given further details of how its Earn Back model could be used to part-fund transport infrastructure (LTT 13... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester is awaiting results of a feasibility work on introducing tram-train vehicles on five heavy rail lines. The lines... continue
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A new link road could be built in South Manchester as part of the Airport City Enterprise Zone plan. Manchester City Council is investigating... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Marny Moruzzi has joined Government high-speed rail company HS2 Ltd as an area engineer – routewide. She moves from Hertfordshire County... continue
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In brief
Warrington Borough Council is planning to launch a bike hire scheme at local rail stations. The council is seeking expressions of interest for a... continue
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Regular news
A new cycle hub will open in Manchester city centre next week offering cycle storage, changing facilities, lockers and bike maintenance. The... continue
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In brief
A decision on whether to devolve the management of local rail services in the North of England and the West Midlands to local government is likely to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Staffing cuts left the DfT without the expertise to properly manage the bidding competition for the West Coast Main Line franchise, according to a... continue
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