Thursday, 24 July 2014
- Bike lane dug up after being builtEdinburgh Council is facing criticism after it dug up a section of bike lane in a popular city park about a year after building it.
- Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary IdeasModels and conceptual drawings by famous car manufacturers
- Airline route assessments criticisedSafety assessments for risky air routes are
- Boeing profits from sales boostUS aerospace giant Boeing earnings rise 52%, boosted by a
- Airlines halt Israel flights after attackCancellations after rockets fired from Gaza Strip landed within a mile of the airport come amid sensitivity after MH17 was shot down
- Ryanair won't be unduly troubled by its defeat on airport chargesThe European commission's ruling would have been a blow years ago Ė but the budget airline now has bigger fish to fry
- Blow as arrival of new ferry is delayedTHE Western Isles have been dealt a blow with the arrival of the new £42 million ferry to Lewis delayed following problems at the German yard where she was built.
- The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway, BBC Two, review: 'curiously breathtaking'The second episode following the epic Crossrail project showcased the massive scale of the job, says Gerard O'Donovan
- Speed limit on rural roads to rise to 50mphSpeed limit on rural roads is to rise to 50mph to prevent congestion and reduce the number of accidents, ministers announce
- Motorway tailgating blackspots topped by M1 near LeedsAnalysis of official data reveals the 10 worst stretches of motorway in England where motorists drive too close to the vehicle in front
- Britain's worst tailgating roads revealed where drivers routinely risk their lives Traffic flow data from nearly 6,500 sites on the motorway network reveals the M1 near Leeds has the highest number of tailgating incidents
This is Money
- Ford Fiesta is Britain's best-selling car of all timeIt has overtaken the Ford Escort, the previous record holder, to become the most popular model among British drivers.
- Lincolnshire rail upgrade reaches SpaldingRail passengers are reminded of a fortnight of changes to train travel in the Sleaford and Spalding areas as the next stage of improvement work to the Great Northern Great Eastern (GNGE) line start this Friday (25 July).
- Travelling to or from London this August? Passengers urged to plan ahead as vital improvements at London Bridge rail station and on the London Euston line will affect journeys to and from the capitalWith a month to go until the nine-day part-closure of London Bridge rail station and two weeks to go until a series of weekend and Monday closures of the line between Euston and Milton Keynes, the rail industry is urging passengers to know their alternative routes into London.
- Thameslink route rail passengers urged to plan alternative routes this August as massive rebuild of London Bridge rail station affects journeys into the capitalFrom 23 to 31 August, passengers on the First Capital Connect Thameslink rail route between Bedford and London will need to find another route to and from London Bridge as Network Rail‚Äôs plan to completely rebuild the rail station continues.
- GATWICK AIRPORT - video and press release: Rail passengers urged to plan an alternative route this August as massive rebuild of London Bridge rail station will affect journeys into the capitalNext month, between 23 and 31 August, passengers travelling from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge will need to find an alternative route to and from the capital as Network Rail‚Äôs plan to completely rebuild London Bridge station continues. For nine days, two of the three train operators who normally serve the station will be unable to call there.
- EAST CROYDON - video and press release: Passengers urged to plan an alternative route this August as massive rebuild of London Bridge rail station will affect journeys into the capitalNext month, between 23 and 31 August, passengers travelling from or through East Croydon to London Bridge will need to find an alternative route to and from the capital as Network Rail‚Äôs plan to completely rebuild London Bridge station continues. For nine days, two of the three train operators who normally serve the station will be unable to call there.
- Pupils have winning designs for Selby swing bridgeOne lucky pupil at a Selby primary school will have their artwork publicly displayed on the hoardings around the Selby swing bridge work site after winning a poster design competition.
- Football League and Network Rail team up to tackle railway trespassProfessional football clubs across England are to help reduce the numbers of young people injured or killed after trespassing on the railway by organising a series of sports and educational activities to divert kids away from the dangers of playing on the tracks.
- BRIGHTON - Press release and video interview: Passengers urged to plan an alternative route this August as massive rebuild of London Bridge rail station will affect journeys into the capitalNext month, between 23 and 31 August, passengers travelling from Brighton to London Bridge will need to find an alternative route to and from the capital as Network Rail‚Äôs plan to completely rebuild London Bridge station continues. For nine days, two of the three train operators who normally serve the station will be unable to call there.
- Infrastructure chief to join HS2's Birmingham team Hunts is now on for executives to lead the £50bn high-speed rail project in the city
- Bolton bus drivers transport athletes to Commonwealth Games BUS drivers from Bolton have travelled over the border to transport elite athletes during the Commonwealth Games.
Daily Post (North Wales)
- WATCH: Llandudno's new £5.2m railway stationLlandudno's 135-year-old station has undergone a transformation with improved facilities and fixtures
London Evening Standard
- EasyJet cancels all London to Tel Aviv flights from tomorrow Budget airline easyJet has cancelled all Israel flights tomorrow, but British Airways will continue its London to Tel Aviv services.
Manchester Evening News
- International businesses attracted by airport locationThe latest survey from Deloitte and Airport City Manchester, also highlights the growing number of business travellers to the region from India and China.
Nottingham Evening Post
- Nottingham Post published End of line for Nottingham's Victorian rail archesVICTORIAN railway arches dating back to 1900 are being demolished to make way for a £60 million college.Despite appeals from Nottingham Civic Society to preserve the symbols of the city's industrial age, the Popham Street arches, which used to link the old Victoria Station to Grantham on the Great Northern Line, will be pulled down.The derelict Broadmarsh East site, off Canal Street, where they now sit will become a skills hub offering lace manufacturing and event management, among other...
- Merthyr Tydfil's bus station is on the moveCouncillors agree move to Swan Street after public consulation
Yorkshire Evening Post
- Timmy Mallett launches rail firm‚Äôs Great Giveaway in LeedsChildrenís TV favourite Timmy Mallett has launched a train companyís golden ticket giveaway of 17,000 prizes in Leeds.
- Call to reduce rural road speedsMotorists should not be allowed to drive at any more than 50mph through the countryside, road safety charity Brake said, after its latest survey found that a third of drivers admitted that they speed on rural roads.
Carlisle News & Star
- Anger over Cumbrian Sunday rail service snub A rail group is disappointed a bid to run Sunday trains from Carlisle along the west Cumbrian coast has been rejected.
- Gritters being used to stop Cumbria's roads melting Gritters have been deployed in Cumbria today because roads are melting.
Other Regional Press
- Latest round of bus wars endsTHEY were over almost as suddenly as they began. A fresh round of bus wars has come to an end in Southampton after Bluestar agreed to stop competing with Black Velvet Travel over city centre routes.
- Ilkeston railway station delayed......by newts!Forget leaves on the line and the wrong type of snow, work on Ilkestonís much-anticipated new £6.5 million railway station has been delayed......by NEWTS!
- Warning of noise disturbance during overnight Arbroath railway worksNetwork Rail is to carry out essential improvement works at the Keptie Street railway bridge in Arbroath.
- First step towards opening of Cambridge's second railway station as work starts on guided busway extension Construction of an extension to Cambridgeís guided busway Ė the first step towards the opening of the cityís second railway station Ė is under way. Builders are on site on the old railway cutting between Milton Road and Chesterton sidings after the land was cleared of vegetation and lizards.
- Disabled woman criticises ‚Äúunprofessional‚ÄĚ Stevenage train staffA disabled woman has criticised a train operator for its ďridiculously unprofessionalĒ support service.
- Yellow lines to free up village bus route DOUBLE yellow lines could be introduced in Wolvercote to help buses move through the village‚Äôs crowded streets.
- Hachey ousted as Bombardier reorganizesGuy Hachey, who led Bombardier‚Äôs aircraft businesses for the past six years and was a guiding force behind the new CSeries passenger jet, is leaving the company as part of a corporate overhaul.
- Pilots association: Airline safety assessments ‚Äėnot good enough‚ÄôBALPA calls for ‚Äėuniform level of safety‚Äô for ‚Äėrisky‚Äô flights
- Jet Airways plans ‚Äėreturn to profit‚Äô by 2017Airline to expand routes and codeshares
Other News Sources
- Rail: Vacancies to plugA combination of major line upgrades and work on the surface sections of Crossrail is behind a big recruitment drive at Network Rail.
THE Western Isles have been dealt a blow with the arrival of the new £42 million ferry to Lewis delayed following problems at the German yard where she was built.
The latest survey from Deloitte and Airport City Manchester, also highlights the growing number of business travellers to the region from India and China.
First step towards opening of Cambridge's second railway station as work starts on guided busway extension
Construction of an extension to Cambridgeís guided busway Ė the first step towards the opening of the cityís second railway station Ė is under way. Builders are on site on the old railway cutting between Milton Road and Chesterton sidings after the land was cleared of vegetation and lizards.
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- Euro Bus Expo 2014 - 4/6 November 2014 - Birmingha
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