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Parking Review
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Patrick McDonnell
A legal victory for former female staff at Birmingham City Council demanding equal pay has been hailed by their laywers as a “landmark”... continue
Parking Review
Contracts
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC has appointed Target Parking to manage the car park at its Molineux Stadium. Target on site since the beginning of the... continue
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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
Local Transport Today
News
Alstom has delivered the last of the Pendolino coaches for the West Coast Main Line. The DfT’s 2008 order included the supply of four Pendolino... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Virgin Rail Group founder Richard Branson has welcomed ministers’ decision to let it continue providing West Coast Main Line services for up to... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 15 October The Independent editorialised on the possible cause of what it termed “the undoubted mess over the West Coast Main Line... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The government will go beyond the minimum statutory requirements on compensation for properties blighted by the HS2 project from London to the West... continue
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In brief
A new transport information system for Birmingham brings together information on walking, cycling, bus, tram and train services, made available with... continue
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Regular news
Centro has estimated that the rail service enhancements it plans to subsidise to Stratford-upon-Avon will generate more than double the additional... continue
New Transit
People
Alex Perry has been appointed managing director of Arriva’s UK Midlands bus business. He joins after seven years with National Express Group... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Office of Fair Trading is to examine the takeover by Arriva of Liyell of Wednesfield, which trades as Midland. Midland operates 60 buses and has... continue
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News
FirstGroup is considering legal action over the DfT’s abortive award of the West Coast Main Line (WCML) franchise. FirstGroup’s share... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Coventry City Council is to remove more traffic signals from junctions in the city centre as part of a £2.8m programme of public realm works.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin this week spelt out the Government’s determination to press ahead with a high-speed rail... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Rapid charging points for electric vehicles have been installed at three Welcome Break motorway service areas: South Mimms (M25/A1), Oxford (M40) and... continue
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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
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