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Local Transport Today
In brief
Centro is inviting consultants to bid for a place on smartcard consultancy frameworks. There are three separate lots covering: smartcard consultancy;... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Secretary Justine Greening has asked officials to look into consulting on the route of a high-speed rail line between the West Midlands,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Investment priorities in the West Midlands conurbation could be made by three separate Local Enterprise Partnerships under the DfT’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The Government's high-speed rail network developer HS2 Ltd has awarded the remaining four contracts under Lot 3 Environmental Services of its... continue
New Transit
Technology News
West Midlands PTE Centro has launched a free Smartphone application giving passengers access to real time mobile public transport information... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Plans are being drawn up to improve the pedestrian link between Birmingham’s New Street railway station and the Eastside district, which... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Coventry this week rejected calls to reinstate traffic signals at three city centre junctions where shared space-style arrangements... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Opponents of the Government’s high-speed rail plans have lodged a complaint with the European Commission, claiming the Government has breached... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Norman Bradbury, Secretary, Railfuture policy committee, Worcester Park, Surrey
May I be permitted to respond in support of the letter about high-speed rail from Nigel King (Letters LTT 17 Feb)? As secretary of Railfuture’s... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Miles Tight has been appointed professor of transport, energy and environment at the school of engineering, University of Birmingham. He joins from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bristol City Council has become part of the Passenger Transport Executive Group network after West of England Authorities joined PTEG together as an... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Centro has finalised a statutory quality bus partnership scheme to improve bus service standards in Birmingham city centre. The SQP specifies that... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nigel King, High Wycombe, Bucks HP14
I was very pleased to read Mike Crowhurst’s letter about high-speed rail (LTT 2 Feb). It is great to be reminded that the arguments are not... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
Whilst the DfT is right to state that the “primary objective” of HS2 is to increase rail capacity (‘HS2 isn’t about reducing... continue
Local Transport Today
News
HS2 Ltd has awarded the first contract from the environmental services Lot of its professional services framework to Arup, supported by URS Scott... continue
New Transit
People
FirstGroup has appointed Richard Parry in the newly created role in the West Coast Intercity rail franchise bid team. Parry joins the group after 19... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Network Rail and Birmingham City Council have appointed retail consultant Keith Stone to lead the leasing of the Pallasades shopping centre, which is... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Warwickshire County Council has appointed consultant Mott MacDonald to produce the outline designs for the new Stratford Parkway Station scheme. The... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Centro has teamed up with Rotala Buses to launch the Signature smartcard, allowing passengers in the West Midlands to pay fares electronically for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hundreds of millions of pounds of transport infrastructure could be needed to support an ‘economic gateway’ in the M42 corridor of the... continue
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