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Photos from the Transport Workshop at Newcastle Assembly Rooms on 16th October 2017

 

Statement from Nexus on the major disruption on the Tyne and Wear Metro on Sunday 29 October

 

Have your say on the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill!

 

Mobike Newcastle city bikes: How to use them and where are they? Check out the Newcastle Chronicle article and video: www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/mobike-newcastle-city-bikes-how-13768475

 

Newcastle PTUG has set up a petition to the Government requesting funding for the new Metro trains.  Please sign it to put pressure on the Government: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/government-funding-for-tyne-and-wear-metro

 

RMT Arriva Northern Strike - planned picket lines and leafleting ....THURSDAY 5th OCTOBER 2017

 

Newcastle Central

5.00 - 13.30

Meet outside the arches, Newcastle Central Station - entrance to the staff car park.

 

RMT confirms a further two days of strike action on Arriva Rail North in guards' safety dispute:

 

RAIL UNION RMT has confirmed that a further two days of strike action on Arriva Rail North will go ahead on Tuesday 3rd October and Thursday 5th October as the company continues to resist all efforts to make progress in the long-running dispute over rail safety and the head-long dash towards Driver Only Operation.

 

More than half UK investment in transport is in London, says study. Thinktank IPPR North warns gulf in investment between regions is at cost of greater northern productivity.

 

PLEASE ASK YOUR M.P. to support Early Day Motion 109: 'REDUCED ACCESS FOR DISABLED PASSENGERS ON NORTHERN RAIL' tabled by Ian Mearns MP for Gateshead. This is to protect the interests of disabled passengers in unstaffed stations should Driver-Only Operation be introduced. Click on above link to view full EDM text.

 

DON'T FORGET to check out our pages featuring links to interesting articles selected from Passenger Transport magazine. They can be accessed via the 'PT magazine' menu button. Articles from  Issues 161 (2 June 2017) and 162 (16 Jun 2017) recently added to the 'PT Bus articles' page.