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Failing to build HS2 in full could add up to £13bn to the cost of Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) and undermine the business case for the regional rail project, the North’s sub-national transport body (STB) has warned.
Ministers have announced that a much-delayed £17m scheme to upgrade freight services around Southampton will go ahead.
Network Rail will ‘refine’ plans to improve resilience along a 1.8km stretch of railway in the South West after more than half of respondents to a consultation expressed disapproval.
Authorities in Scotland will spend more than £16m to reinstate Scotland’s only funicular railway, as part of a £20.5m package to make Cairn Gorm a year-round attraction.
The Aberdeenshire town of Kintore will this week see the return of rail services after an absence of almost 60 years.
Heathrow Airport has begun a Supreme Court appeal against a ruling earlier this year that the Government’s support for a third runway was unlawful.
Transport for the North has welcomed new plans for the integration of HS2 with the proposed Northern Powerhouse Rail network but warned that the benefits must be ‘shared equally across the North’.
The prime minister has launched a study into improving transport infrastructure across the United Kingdom, including plans to build a bridge between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The Government's top infrastrucure adviser has called on ministers to speed up the devolution of funding and powers to city leaders so they can develop ‘transformative’ local infrastructure strategies.
Chief executive of the Campaign for Better Transport, Darren Shirley, argues there is a chance for real change in transport and we can't afford to let it slip by.
Following the Stonehaven rail disaster, highways industry expert and former chief executive of the Institute of Highway Engineers, Richard Hayes, discusses some of the engineering and safety issues around landslips for rail and road.
Zachary Wang, CEO of Neuron Mobility, sets out some of the differences between rental and private e-scooters.
The next physical Cold Comfort Scotland event will now take place on 22 April 2021 with its place in the calendar this September filled by a new virtual event – the Cold Comfort Digital Academy.