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Local Transport Today
People/people
Beth West has been appointed commercial director of HS2 Ltd. She is a former commercial director of Tube Lines.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Planning Inspectorate has accepted for examination Network Rail’s plan to double-track a 3km (two-mile) section of the Redditch branch in... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Parsons Brinckerhoff’s technical director (transport planning) Martin Heffer has been seconded to work as HS2 project representative (Bill,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
Whilst it may be highly contentious to suggest that motorway tolls could be a way to boost the cut in carbon dioxide emissions as a result of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Telford & Wrekin Council has joined the Midlands Highways Alliance, increasing membership to 18 local authorities and the Highways Agency. The... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust has introduced parking charges for staff at its New Cross Hospital. The Trust said it has been forced to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Advertising Standards Authority has told a high-speed rail opposition group, the HS2 Action Alliance, not to repeat adverts criticising the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Centro said this week it remained committed to a new rapid transit route through the Black Country despite affordability concerns. The 13-mile 5Ws... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Government company HS2 Ltd has revised the business case for the London-West Midlands high-speed route and the wider Y-network that will see trains... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A £15.7m plan to relocate Bromsgrove station so more trains can serve the Worcestershire town is close to being finalised. The station is... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is investing £9m in a new research centre to advance electric and hybrid vehicle battery technologies. Industry is putting... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Richard Lawrence has been appointed Centro’s programme executive for smart networks and smarter choices. Lawrence is currently head of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The Department for Transport has confirmed that it is preparing to transfer passenger rail services on the West Coast Main Line to Directly Operated... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Government company HS2 Ltd, has announced the companies shortlisted to tender for two separate workstreams on the West Midlands- Leeds and Manchester... continue
New Transit
Bus News
A trio of 11m-long Optare Versa EVs now entering service with Travel De Courcey in Coventry are the largest battery-powered electric buses currently... continue
New Transit
Products & Services
A demonstration run by the UK’s first hydrogen-powered locomotive was a feature of the seventh International Hydrail Conference on July 3-4,... continue
New Transit
Cover Story Detail
David Crawford
Scotland is giving top-level status to the role of public authorities in promoting better passenger information. In a pioneering collaboration,... continue
New Transit
Business Lead Story
Daniel Wright
Legal action, petitions, pleas to the UK Parliament, and plans for competing flights by dissapointed rival Virgin have followed the naming of First... continue
New Transit
People
Richard Parry has been appointed to be managing director of the new Intercity West Coast franchise just awarded to First Group. He headed the bid... continue
Parking Review
Articles
Patrick McDonnell
Street wardens in Birmingham’s city centre are having a significant impact in providing a safe and pleasant environment for residents,... continue
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