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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Government is planning to spend more than £2bn on building a high-speed rail connection to Heathrow Airport even though the quantifiable... continue
Local Transport Today
News
High-speed rail network developer HS2 Ltd has awarded four design contracts under Lot 1 of its Professional Services Framework covering civil and... continue
New Transit
Rail News
HS2 Ltd has awarded the contract from the environmental services Lot of its professional services framework to Arup, supported by URS Scott Wilson.... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Halcrow parent company CH2M Hill has won the contract to act as development partner for the next phase of engineering, design and environmental work... continue
New Transit
People
Douglas Oakervee has been appointed Chairman of the HS2 project. He was executive chairman of the Crossrail project in London from 2005 to 2009 and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Chiltern Railways has installed electric vehicle (EV) charge points at nine major stations to support commuters’ low-emission travel to their... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
AECOM has appointed Alan Crawford as a regional director primarily with responsibility for the Midlands, within its European transportation practice.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Doug Oakervee has been appointed chairman of Government high-speed rail company HS2 Ltd, succeeding Brian Briscoe. Oakervee was executive chairman of... continue
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
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