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21 March 2013 09:47
People in the North East will be able to compare their local council's road safety performance with those in other parts of the country, thanks to a new website launched by Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond today.
15 March 2013 10:35
Work on a new high speed railway from London to Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds can continue after a High Court judge today threw out attempts to derail the crucial scheme.
28 January 2013 09:04
NE/006/13HIGH speed trains would be able to directly serve Durham and Darlington slashing journey times and improving connections to key destinations, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged today.
28 January 2013 07:01
18 December 2012 11:46
Councils in the North East can plan how to spend their share of an £11.8 million fund for local road maintenance after funding allocations were published today by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin.
11 September 2012 09:45
A carbon-cutting, growth boosting local transport scheme is set to go ahead in Tyne and Wear after almost £5 million of government funding was confirmed by Transport Minister Norman Baker.
16 July 2012 10:30
The North East is set to benefit from a £9bn national programme of rail investment announced by Transport Secretary Justine Greening today which will deliver faster journeys, more seats and more frequent trains.
27 June 2012 11:42
More than £6m allocated to Tyne and Wear and Middlesbrough projects
26 June 2012 10:00
Rail passengers who travel between London and Scotland via the North East and Yorkshire are on track to get a host of improvements to their services, including a fleet of brand new trains and better stations.
24 May 2012 10:12
The North East will benefit from three carbon-cutting, growth boosting local transport schemes after £12 million of government funding was given the green light today by Transport Minister Norman Baker.
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