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Heathrow passengers face more uncertainty as capacity cap extended

Loss-making airport says restricting numbers to 100,000 a day is reducing last-minute cancellations. Heathrow airport has extended its 100,000 passenger a day cap for another six weeks as the aviation sector continues to struggle to meet increased demand for travel amid staffing shortages.The capacity limit was initially meant to last until 11 September, but that date was pushed back on Monday to 29 October, overlapping with the autumn half-term break for most schools.

Cardiff to get a new railway station with work beginning this year

Construction work for the new Butetown railway station will begin in December. One part of Cardiff is getting a new train station. Transport for Wales has announced plans to build a new two-platform railway station in Butetown - and it also wants to redevelop Cardiff Bay station.

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  • Heathrow passengers face more uncertainty as capacity cap extendedLoss-making airport says restricting numbers to 100,000 a day is reducing last-minute cancellations. Heathrow airport has extended its 100,000 passenger a day cap for another six weeks as the aviation sector continues to struggle to meet increased demand for travel amid staffing shortages.The capacity limit was initially meant to last until 11 September, but that date was pushed back on Monday to 29 October, overlapping with the autumn half-term break for most schools.

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  • Cardiff to get a new railway station with work beginning this yearConstruction work for the new Butetown railway station will begin in December. One part of Cardiff is getting a new train station. Transport for Wales has announced plans to build a new two-platform railway station in Butetown - and it also wants to redevelop Cardiff Bay station.

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