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Local Transport Today
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The DfT has given a strong endorsement to the hotly-contested analysis by consultant KPMG   into the productivity effects of HS2. Responding to... continue
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Andrew Forster
Train operator Abellio has launched bike hire facilities at more than 40 stations across its three franchises – Northern Rail, Greater Anglia... continue
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An extended pedestrianised area, a new bus interchange and a review of park-and-ride services are among proposals in a new transport strategy for... continue
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FirstGroup has appointed Teresa Broxton managing director for bus operations in Greater Manchester. Broxton, 49, has been finance director for First... continue
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Liverpool city Council has appointed HourBike Ltd to run what is set to be the biggest bike hire scheme outside London. Up to 100 bikes at ten city... continue
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The Highways Agency has awarded contracts for studies into two potential new major road schemes and an all-lane running smart motorway scheme on the... continue
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More detail has emerged of how the new Northern and TransPennine rail franchises will be managed by a partnership of the DfT and the 33 local... continue
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Secondary stories
The Highways Agency is to trial air quality barriers on a section of the M62 to see if they can reduce localised air pollution from vehicles on the... continue
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FirstGroup has received the green light from the Office of Fair Trading to acquire the bus business of Finglands Coachways Ltd in Manchester. First... continue
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The first ‘Trixi’ mirrors have been fitted to key road junctions in Greater Manchester. The large convex mirrors, already used in London,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lancashire County Council and Blackburn with Darwen Council have put forward plans for a number of new transport studies in a joint East Lancashire... continue
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All supported bus services in Cumbria are likely to be withdrawn by the end of March next year as the council grapples with budget cuts. Cumbria... continue
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Merseytravel is to withdraw three electric bus services in St Helens as part of a programme of spending cuts.  The E10, E11 and E12 free town... continue
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High-speed rail opponents are expected to seek a judicial review of transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin’s decision not to release a critical... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Liverpool City Region has formally launched its campaign to persuade the Government to extend the high-speed rail network to the city. The 20... continue
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Stoke-on-Trent City Council wants ministers to scrap 70% of the new high-speed rail route between the West Midlands and Manchester, with services... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in the Cheshire area are cutting how much reimbursement they pay bus operators for concessionary travel. Cheshire East, Cheshire... continue
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Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Ministers have given the go-ahead to local transport authorities in northern England having a formal role in the renewal of the Northern and... continue
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Andrew Forster
Consultation is drawing to a close on the Government’s preferred alignment for the two arms of the Y-shaped high-speed rail network, which will... continue
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