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The Scottish Government has given the go-ahead to a £63m electrification scheme to the south of Glasgow but a linked scheme will now only be single track.
Transport secretary Grant Shapps has suggested there will be changes to the £100bn HS2 plans, with the eastern leg to Leeds likely to dropped or severely delayed.
The levelling up agenda ‘needs to move beyond rhetoric and on to delivery, requiring targets and metrics to enable Parliament and public to identify success’, MPs have said.
Local government transport funding should be overhauled by pivoting away from competitive bidding and putting in five-year budgets, according to Westminster's main independent advisor on infrastructure.
Influential MPs have told the Department for Transport to get its act together on HS2, stating that they are ‘increasingly alarmed’ at the lack of direction, decision-making and engagement with the public, which is causing delays, as well as cost overruns.
The first stretch of tram tracks has been installed outside Wolverhampton’s revitalised railway station as part of the metro extension in the city.
The two new Tube stations making up the Northern Line Extension – the first major Tube extension this century – will open to the public later this month, Transport for London has announced.
A new plan for the infrastructure sector, supported by industry and government, has highlighted the need for better use of data, respect for nature and for improved delivery models.
HS2 Ltd has started a major project to restore the Grade 1 listed Old Curzon Street Station in Birmingham, one of the world's oldest surviving pieces of monumental railway architecture.
Hojol Uddin, a partner at JMW Solicitors, says the concept behind smart motorways is multifaceted and they are not about to be scrapped.
Emily Yates of the Association of British Commuters asks whether so-called flexible season tickets are a price trap, designed to upsell rail passengers back to season tickets.
Following the launch of the Williams-Shapps plan, Hugo Jamson, creative director at NewTerritory, argues that rail needs rethinking end-to-end if it is to continue as a viable and valued part of our transport infrastructure.
Following her recent appointment as president of Women in Transport, Dominic Browne talks to Jo Field of JFG Communications about her ambitions as president, diversifying the transport sector, and the future of the industry as we recover from the pandemic