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Local authorities in the North and Midlands will be closely scrutinised over their plans to spend cash from the £4.7bn Local Transport Fund announced last autumn, the Government has said.
The revamped University Station in Birmingham is now fully open following a complex three-year construction process where the existing station remained operational throughout.
Labour will not re-instate plans to take HS2 beyond Birmingham if it comes to power, Keir Starmer has said, as the fallout from the decision to truncate the line continues.
The Government has announced what it called a ‘multi-billion-pound funding boost’ for the TransPennine route upgrade (TRU), but the announcement leaves confirmed cash for the programme short of the £9bn budget pledged by the transport secretary last year.
Liverpool metro mayor Steve Rotheram has signed a 'trailblazer' rail devolution deal that could see the city region take full control of the local rail network.
The cost of the remaining HS2 scheme from North London to Birmingham has risen by a further £3bn, according to the government-owned company responsible for the project, but ministers have said the Government ‘disagrees’ with the new £57bn maximum cost.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has awarded Bradford Council £400,000 ‘to kickstart master planning’ on a new railway station.
A ‘bigger, better and brighter’ Gatwick Airport rail station is set to open on 21 November, with a second concourse and airport entrance that will double the space for passengers.
MPs have warned that the Government's proposed new national policy statement for road and rail infrastructure will not solve the issues around legal challenges on climate grounds.
Sara Ulrich, a resilience and wargaming expert at PA Consulting, asks why so many are waiting for fresh disruption before they act to build always-on resilience.
Jodi Savickas and Rachel Hiorns, placemaking and sustainable transport specialists at AtkinsRéalis, argue that there is a way forward for low traffic neighbourhoods, but that community buy-in will be crucial for schemes to work.
Mark Coates and Jordan Roddis of Bentley Systems ask what we can learn from city centre transport megaprojects in Paris and London.
Dominic Browne considers whether the 'Beeching of the ticket offices' plan can proceed after the public backlash.