Breaking News

Hitachi unveils first UK built commuter train at Newton Aycliffe facility

Hitachi will unveil its first ever UK-built commuter train which was built at the firm's Newton Aycliffe site.

New £48 billion funding for Britain’s railways

Railway investment to boost reliability and punctuality, for major upgrades and for new, faster, more comfortable trains.

Oxford will be first British city to ban all polluting vehicles [Subscription]

Petrol and diesel vehicles will be banned from the centre of Oxford under plans to create Britain’s first “zero-emission zone”.

Speculation grows about Network Rail funding

THE government is expected to reveal details of its delayed Statement of Funds Available for railway maintenance and enhancements between 2019 and 2024 by the end of the week. Network Rail is waiting to see which projects could be restarted, after a cull of electrification schemes which was prompted by sharply rising costs. Both the Office of Rail and Road and NR now need to know where they stand, because several crucial budget landmarks will fall in 2018. Network Rail CEO Mark Carne has already said that he wants more private sector investment in the railway, and fair contributions from thir...

Thursday, 12 October 2017

The Telegraph

Other Regional Press

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

  • Leeds welcomes electric double decker bus trial Following a successful trial in York, First Leeds has launched its trial of a new fully electric double decker bus. The “Metrodecker EV” is being trialled by local bus operator First Leeds and will be seen serving the Park & Ride sites at Elland Road and Temple Green.  The zero-emission and fully electric bus has the capacity to carry 99 passengers and has a range of nearly 150 miles from one overnight charge. The new vehicle is being trialled as part of First Leeds’s commitment to investing £71m in 284 new ultra-low emissions buses for the city. Paul Matth...

Recent Archives

Latest News


Conferences & Expo's

All Transport

Bus and Coach

Campaign Groups

Friends of TransportInfo


Passenger Representatives

Trades Unions




Shipping & Waterways

News Media


Better Transport, Better Lives

Tweets by TransportInfo

Tweets by Cogitamus