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Public transport’s good to go – plan ahead and travel safely
New guidelines on public transport take effect as part of the Government’s latest steps on the roadmap out of lockdown.
Contractor appointed to carry out £100m track dualling scheme on Metro
Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd has won a £55m tender for the construction stage of Metro Flow project.
North East’s first region-wide Transport Plan begins to deliver its game-changing programme
Transport leaders are set to agree the region’s first Transport Plan.
Invest East Coast Rail calls on Government to show commitment to rail investment in Budget
Invest East Coast Rail is urging the Government to invest in improving the resilience of the existing rail network alongside support for new track in tomorrow’s Budget and the forthcoming Integrated Rail Plan.
Government urged to provide further support for public transport
The Government has been urged to provide further financial support for local bus and Metro services in North East England while they continue to recover from the impact of lockdown.
Consultation underway on exemption change
A consultation is underway on a proposed change to the Blue Badge disabled person exemption at the Tyne Tunnels, ahead of the introduction of the Tyne Pass free-flow system later this year.