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Climate change: UK to speed up target to cut carbon emissions

Radical new climate change commitments will set the UK on course to cut carbon emissions by 78% by 2035, the UK government has announced.

Smart motorways will be made safer but ministers reject hard shoulders [subscription]

New safety measures on smart motorways will be accelerated by up to ten months amid government warnings that reinstating the hard shoulder will make roads more dangerous.

Martin Tugwell appointed as Chief Executive of Transport for the North

Martin Tugwell will succeed Barry White in becoming the next Chief Executive of TfN from summer 2021, with Tim Wood acting as Interim Chief Executive in the meantime.

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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  • Station partners plant a greener welcome to Elstree & BorehamwoodElstree & Borehamwood station is starting to see its share of a Ј15 million Passenger Benefit Fund created by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), parent company of Thameslink. The fund is being used to provide tangible benefits for passengers who had faced disruption after major timetable changes in 2018.

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  • Rail travel vouchers extended for passengersRail passengers with unused travel vouchers have been given extra time to redeem them to ensure they are not left out of pocket from Covid-19 related restrictions. Thousands of passengers with rail travel vouchers, which have expired or are due to expire between 20 October 2020 and 30 June 2021 will get an additional 6 months after their original expiry date to redeem them to recognise the fact that most passengers had been unable to use them during the second and third national lockdowns. The government’s roadmap out of lockdown has ensured significant parts of the indoor economy and f...

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