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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Imagine for a moment being Alison Munro. You’ve just been re-appointed chief executive of Government company HS2 Ltd for three more years when... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
Flagging up its forthcoming print edition, The Spectator’s website on 13 June asked the question: “Why was David Cameron so lukewarm in... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  Regular readers of the London Evening Standard can’t fail to have noticed that in recent weeks the paper has carried a relentless stream... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Centro will decide next week whether to formally tell the government that it wishes to take over responsibility for local rail services on behalf of... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Centro has estimated that three rail projects costing a total of £60m would have the potential to create more than 4,400 new jobs and boost the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Fifteen local authorities in the Midlands have joined forces to promote improvements to the A5 trunk road. Staffordshire, Leicestershire,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A company promoting plans for a high-speed rail interchange station close to Heathrow Airport has lodged a judicial review application against the... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The need for more aviation capacity and the proposed high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham (and thence points north) continued to vie... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tim Pharoah
One little word in the article on the M6 Toll illustrates precisely why it is a bad idea to use private money to fund road capacity:... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Parsons Brinckerhoff has won two design contracts, worth £8m in total, under HS2 Ltd’s professional services framework. The contracts... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Birmingham City Council is to press the Government to find a new depot location for trains using the proposed London-West Midlands high-speed rail... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
People/people
The company set up by Government to deliver a high-speed rail network between London and the north of England. Munro has led HS2 since it was... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Traffic volumes on the M6 Toll in the West Midlands dropped 13% in the first three months of this year. Figures published by the road operator show... continue
Local Transport Today
News
West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority and National Express Group have completed a deal with Prudential to guarantee contributions needed to... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Balfour Beatty has been named preferred bidder to build Centro’s 1.3km Midland Metro extension, seeing off competition from Morgan Sindall and... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“A notable absence in the Queen’s Speech today was the Government’s plans for high-speed rail (HS2) – legislation hated by... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Birmingham-based Gallan Parking has secured a series of city centre management deals with property owners and developers in its home city. Gallan... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Bus Operator National Express West Midlands has signed what it terms a “groundbreaking employment partnership” with Job Centre Plus to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stourbridge's new £7m bus station has opened its doors to passengers following an 18-month construction phase.The new facility includes a focal... continue
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