Further difficulties move back historic tunnels’ re-opening date

Further difficulties move back historic tunnels’ re-opening date The expected reopening of the historic Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels between Jarrow and Howdon has been pushed back to Autumn 2018. Engineering conditions and contractual problems have continued to affect progress on their refurbishment. The expected date was confirmed at the meeting of the NECA (North […]

200 buses to be fitted with new technology to improve air quality and cut harmful engine emissions

MORE than 200 buses are to be fitted with new technology to improve air quality and cut harmful engine emissions. The £3.8m Government scheme will see buses operating on routes in Newcastle, Gateshead, and North and South Tyneside all updated so thousands of commuters and residents can breathe cleaner air. Some routes also stretch into […]

Transport for the North Consultation

Residents, businesses and everyone across the North East can join the call for better road and rail networks in a major consultation exercise. Transport for the North has begun a thirteen-week consultation on its Strategic Transport Plan for the North, inviting everybody’s views at events in Durham on Monday 5 February, Sunderland on Tuesday 6, […]