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Tom Watson calls on Chris Grayling to quit over 'grubby' East Coast rail deal

Labour’s deputy leader echoes Andrew Adonis’s call for transport secretary to resign over Virgin and Stagecoach bailout. Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has called on Chris Grayling to resign as transport secretary over what he described as a “grubby backroom deal to bail out the East Coast line”.

Rail fare rises: Season ticket prices have soared by up to 50% since Tories took power in 2010, Labour reveals

Train travel branded ‘unaffordable for the many’ – with commuters paying up to £2,539 more than at the start of the decade

Heathrow is rolling out stricter environmental charges for airlines while cutting domestic passenger charges

Heathrow Airport announced today it is getting stricter with environmental charges to propel airlines to use cleaner and quieter aircraft.

London Bridge is open! Final section of massive new concourse and five new platforms open to the public as historic redevelopment begins countdown to completion

London Bridge station reopened today after ten days of major engineering work, marking the countdown to completion of the £1bn redevelopment after more than five years of work. The final section of the huge, modern new concourse and the final five platforms opened for the first time, allowing Cannon Street trains to resume calling at the landmark new station.

Sadiq confirms unlimited Hopper bus fare is coming this month

Londoners will soon be able to make unlimited bus and tram journeys within an hour for the price of a single fare, after Mayor Sadiq Khan confirmed a long awaited update to his Hopper ticket will roll-out this month.

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  • New push to make England's longest cycle tunnel a realityCampaigners say they could enhance West Yorkshire’s health and economy by converting an old railway line
  • Long queues at US airports as immigration computers go downTwo-hour outage for passport processing on Monday evening not thought to be malicious, authorities sayImmigration desk computers at various US airports went down for about two hours on Monday, causing long lines for travellers entering the United States, according to Customs and Border Protection and posts on social media. Related: Record number of Irish passports issued as Brexit vote spurs demand Continue reading...
  • Rail fares: unions and Labour condemn 'staggering' increasePrices will rise by 3.4% on average, sparking protests at dozens of train stations as passengers pay more for less Labour and trade unions have condemned staggering annual increases to rail fares, which come into force on Tuesday, triggering protests at dozens of stations in England. Related: Train fares: UK rail passengers face biggest rise for five years Continue reading...
  • 'A rolling walking stick': why do so many disabled people cycle in Cambridge?Cycling may be easier than walking for two-thirds of disabled people, but disabled cyclists often remain invisible to society. Many don’t realise that more than a quarter of disabled commutes in this university city are made by bike
  • Tom Watson calls on Chris Grayling to quit over 'grubby' East Coast rail dealLabour’s deputy leader echoes Andrew Adonis’s call for transport secretary to resign over Virgin and Stagecoach bailout. Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has called on Chris Grayling to resign as transport secretary over what he described as a “grubby backroom deal to bail out the East Coast line”.

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  • London Bridge is back in businessTHE last part of the modernised London Bridge station opened at 05.00 today, completing a five-year £1 billion project to improve the station on an unprecedented scale.
  • London Bridge is back in business The last part of the modernised London Bridge station opened at 05.00 today, completing a five-year £1 billion project to improve the station on an unprecedented scale. The station is London™s oldest terminus, but it has changed many times since it opened in 1836, It was rebuilt more than once in the nineteenth century but also needed repairs after it was damaged by bombs in World War 2. The resulting complex remained inefficient and unattractive until major reconstruction was authorised as part of the Thameslink Programme.

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  • BA owner IAG set to take over NIKIBritish Airways parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) is believed to be on the verge of taking over NIKI, after the administrator handling the Austrian carrier’s insolvency process said Thursday that only one of four bidders remained. read more

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