Sunday, 27 July 2014
- Newts hold up railway station planNewts have set back the start of building work on a new railway station in Derbyshire by four months.
- Gatwick users suffer baggage delaysHundreds of passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport are told to go home without their bags and get them sent on later amid baggage reclaim delays.
- Cancer campaign bus trip reaches endFive men who set out to travel England on 19 buses to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer reach their destination.
- More train disruption after stormsRail passengers in parts of southern England and Wales face further travel problems after lightning strikes caused
- Masonry falls in Tube station tunnelMasonry fell into a tunnel at an east London Tube station earlier, London Underground confirms.
- Luxury car makers slash prices in ChinaChinaâ€™s anti-monopoly regulators latest swipe prompts foreign luxury car makers to slash prices
- Aircraft noise ombudsman vital as number of runways expand, say MPs MPs including Caroline Spelman, a former Conservative environment secretary, are calling on the Government to set up an aircraft noise ombudsman.
- A day in the life of a London Boris BikeIt is 8am on a warm morning. Waterloo station in London is the city's busiest bicycle hire dock, and this is its busiest time of day. There are no bikes, of course. As quickly as vans unload cycles – 400 of them by 10am – the cycles disappear. Tutting rises from the queue. Then a man glides in, docks and strides off, and the first commuter in line has wheels. Today, wherever bike 15512 goes, we're going, too. We want to know how the cycle hire scheme is used, who rides the bikes, and why. What kind of London will one cycle see?
- Pilotsâ€™ fears over flight ban moveCONTROVERSY has erupted over the decision by some airlines to resume flights to Israel at the height of clashes between the Israel Defence Forces and Islamist militant group Hamas.
- Luton Airport owner posied for Europe's biggest float at £7bn The company that owns Luton Airport is preparing for a bumper £7bn float that would be Europe’s biggest this year. Aena Aeropuertos, the Spanish state-backed airports operator, has appointed a roster of heavyweight investment banks to oversee a landmark privatisation, scheduled for the autumn.
- Drivers involved in crashes to be forced to give up mobile phones by police Drivers involved in crashes will have their mobile phone seized as part of police crackdown aimed at cutting the number of deaths caused by calling and texting at the wheel. Officers will check all phones for evidence that motorists broke the law by allowing themselves to be distracted by their hand-held device.
- Eurotunnel to dock barred ferries in UK Eurotunnel could take revenge on the UK’s competition watchdog by leaving three large ferries in a British port for up to two years. The operator of the Channel Tunnel has warned it will likely have to leave the vessels, which sail under the MyFerryLink brand, empty for several years, after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) last month ruled that it should be barred from running ferry services between Dover and Calais.
- Volox hires PwC to explore sale options British car parts manufacturer Volvox Group has been put up for sale by its private equity owners with a £40m price tag. Elysian Capital has appointed advisers at PwC to explore options for the business, including a full sale.
- Backlash over rural 50mph limit for lorriesIncreased speed limit for lorries on country roads 'will put other travellers at risk'
This is Money
- Drivers may tarnish car insurance record by asking what excess isMotorists contacting their insurer with an innocent query risk having the call used against them, resulting in a potential hike in premiums. Jannette Hibbert suffered.
Manchester Evening News
- Huge crane lifts new tracks into place at Deansgate-Castlefield Metrolink stopThe works are aimed at improving the flexibility and frequency of city centre tram services
- Video shows fuel truck driver is calm despite crashing into lorry and causing massive â€˜Hollywoodâ€™ fireballThis was the moment a driver calmly jumped out of his fuel truck despite it exploding into a fireball after colliding with another vehicle.
- VIDEO: Cycle kids test themselves in the â€˜velodromeâ€™Energetic children escaped the heat today with a session on the velodrome racing game set up at Doncaster Museum.
- Sold! Jaguar Land Rover snaps up multi-millionaire dentist James Hull's £100m car collectionMy life's work is in safe hands, says Newport businessman, as his 554 classics including Lord Mountbatten's Mini and Elton John's Bentley go to motors giant
Wolverhampton Express and Star
- Outdated Wolverhampton station among UK's busiestIt is a modest building which has been described as an â€˜embarrassmentâ€™ to the city in the past and â€˜awfulâ€™ by transport secretaries.
- Transport firm loses license after lorry found 'carrying thousands of litres of beer illegally'A transport and metal firm will lose its transport licence after it was accused of helping illegally transport thousands of litres of beer.
- Deepings level crossing re-opened for animal refuge fundraiserThe Exotic Pet Refuge near Peterborough has thanked the crowds of visitors who supported its open day despite level crossing closures.
Other Regional Press
- A27 Hilsea slip road closuresSLIP road closures on the A27 at Hilsea will be in place overnight next week.
- Resurfacing work will quieten 'noisy' Hampshire motorway EXCESSIVE noise from passing cars could soon be a thing of the past thanks to resurfacing work on a section of the M27 in Hampshire.
- Bidders land Harrier and Tornado jets in £5m Northamptonshire auction todayMystery bidders landed themselves a piece of aviation history at an auction in Northamptonshire today - where Harrier Jump Jet and Tornado fighter planes were the prize lots.
- Ipswich: Lombard Shipping unveils coporate identity makeoverLogistics and shipping provider Lombard Shipping has unveiled a new corporate identity as part of a rebrand which also including a new responsive website.
- Update: One lane of the A14 remains closed near Woolpit after road surface breaks-up in the hot weather - Highways Agency on way at 8pmOne lane of the A14 has been closed for more than three hours after the road surface began to break-up in today’s intense heat.
Other News Sources
- New bus route can reconnect rural villages A BUS company owner has taken it on himself to reconnect towns and villages in the Adur Valley.
Other Subscription Services
- TfL sets date for rail contactless payment launch Transport for London has announced that contactless payment will be accepted for London rail services from 16 September.Contactless 'wave and pay' is currently available on London buses but from mid...
- Government sets out HS2 growth strategy next steps The Department for Transport has welcomed the recommendations of the HS2 Growth Taskforce but has rejected its proposal to have a specific minister for high speed rail regeneration.The HS2 Growth...
- Runway battle focuses on better transport links Gatwick Airport has promised to fund a package of local transport improvements in the latest stage of its lobbying to be allowed to build a second runway.The airport promises that it will be 'road...
- Brent Cross approval starts 200m roads investment Barnet Council has granted planning permission for a revamped Brent Cross shopping centre which is conditional on the delivery of a major package of transport improvements.The expanded shopping...
MPs including Caroline Spelman, a former Conservative environment secretary, are calling on the Government to set up an aircraft noise ombudsman.
Eurotunnel could take revenge on the UK’s competition watchdog by leaving three large ferries in a British port for up to two years. The operator of the Channel Tunnel has warned it will likely have to leave the vessels, which sail under the MyFerryLink brand, empty for several years, after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) last month ruled that it should be barred from running ferry services between Dover and Calais.
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Conferences & Expo's
- Euro Bus Expo 2014 - 4/6 November 2014 - Birmingha
- EuroBrake - 13/15 May 2014 - Lille
- Exporail 2014 - 28/30 October 2014 - Moscow
- InnoTrans - 23/26 September 2014 - Berlin
- Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo - 3/5 June 2014 - Cologne
- Sea Work - 10/12 June 2014 - Southampton
- The Civil Infrastructure & Technology Exhibition - 20/22 May 2014 - Earls Court 2, London
- Transports Publics (European Mobility) - 10/12 June 2014 - Paris
- Britain Better Connected - Labour’s Transport Policy Review
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- Department for Transport
- European Commission (Transport)
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- Transport Debate 2011
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Bus and Coach
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