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Local Transport Today
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All supported bus services in Cumbria are likely to be withdrawn by the end of March next year as the council grapples with budget cuts.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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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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
In brief
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
Local Transport Today
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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
In brief
Local authorities in the Cheshire area are cutting how much reimbursement they pay bus operators for concessionary travel. Cheshire East, Cheshire... continue
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
News extra
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
PUBLIC SPENDING on bus services in Greater Manchester and Tyne and Wear is under pressure after councils agreed tough levies for transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Sir David Higgins, who took over as chairman of Government company HS2 Ltd this month, will report to ministers in mid-March on whether the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Plans to reinstate rail services between Liverpool and Chester and North Wales have received a boost after Network Rail said the necessary... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in the Liverpool City Region are urging the Government to drop plans to call the area’s Combined Authority the ‘Greater... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Simon Kirby has joined HS2 Ltd as chief executive – construction, from Network Rail where he is managing director, infrastructure... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Two taxi operators in Liverpool are teaming up to operate taxibus services in competition with bus operators.  The firms, A&J Taxis and... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Bombardier and Vossloh Kiepe are to supply a further ten light rail vehicles to Transport for Greater Manchester in a contract worth about... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
David Hytch, Transport for Greater Manchester’s information systems director, has left the organisation. In a statement, Hytch said: “I... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy Shrewsbury SY3
Peter Mackie makes interesting points in his Viewpoint about HS2, particularly the inflation of cost estimates becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has confirmed the construction of a new junction on the M55 near Bartle, Preston, that will relieve pressure on the M55 junction 1 at... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT is setting up a taskforce to identify the best candidates for a future programme of rail electrification in the North of England. A major... continue
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