Norman Baker - Articles and news items

Rail passengers in the south east to benefit from smart ticketing

Industry news, News  •  30 August 2013  •  Department for Transport (DfT)

Multi-million pound push to deliver smart card technology to rail passengers across the south east…

£5 million boost to cut pollution from local buses

Industry news, News  •  29 August 2013  •  Department for Transport (DfT)

11 local authorities have been awarded grants from the Clean Bus Technology Fund, which will allow almost 400 buses to be upgraded…

LowCVP study identifies cost-effective options for cutting UK bus emissions

Industry news, News  •  3 July 2013  •  Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

A wide range of innovative technologies can cut carbon emissions from buses…

Sapphire investment brings sparkle to bus services

Industry news, News  •  20 June 2013  •  Arriva

Arriva welcomed Minister for Transport Norman Baker this week to mark the announcement of a major new project…

£12 million boost for greener bus journeys

Industry news, News  •  27 May 2013  •  Department for Transport (DfT)

£12m funding for 213 new low carbon buses will cut carbon, encourage economic growth & provide better services for passengers…

Transport Minister launches first diesel-electric hybrid buses in Kent

Industry news, News  •  19 March 2013  •  Arriva

“We are also pleased to be the first company in Kent to run hybrid buses…”

Better buses for Sheffield

Industry news, News  •  26 February 2013  •  Department for Transport (DfT)

Sheffield is adopting a funding initiative which enables local authorities to tackle issues with bus infrastructure and traffic management…

Funding boost for Tyne and Wear Metro

Industry news, News  •  8 February 2013  •  Department for Transport (DfT)

The Tyne and Wear Metro is set to benefit from a £23 million funding boost, Local Transport Minister Norman Baker confirmed…

Go-Ahead backs ‘Bus for Jobs’ initiative

Industry news, News  •  10 December 2012  •  Go-Ahead Group

More than 800,000 jobseekers set to benefit from free bus travel in England, Scotland and Wales…

Stagecoach backs ‘Bus for Jobs’ initiative

Industry news, News  •  10 December 2012  •  Stagecoach

Stagecoach is backing a new ‘Bus for Jobs’ initiative to help hundreds of thousands of jobseekers across the UK find employment…

Double boost for carbon cutting buses

Industry news, News  •  6 November 2012  •  Department for Transport (DfT)

An extra £20 million is being made available for the government’s Green Bus Fund Transport Minister Norman Baker has announced…

Go-Ahead supports five-point plan to generate economic growth through bus travel

Industry news, News  •  18 September 2012  •  Go-Ahead Group

Go-Ahead is championing the importance of the bus to the UK economy…

Transport Minister opens Arriva Midlands brand new Shrewsbury Bus Depot.

Industry news, News  •  19 July 2012  •  Arriva

“The bespoke design of the new building satisfies operational needs…”

Minister gets tram extension underway

Industry news, News  •  14 June 2012  •  Centro

Transport Minister Norman Baker has launched work on a multi-million pound project that will see trams return to the streets of Birmingham…

Tram Trains pilot to go ahead in South Yorkshire

Industry news, News  •  17 May 2012  •  Department for Transport (DfT)

The Tram Train concept is to be piloted between Sheffield and Rotherham…

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