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  • MPs call for Crossrail to be expanded to Kent and connected to HS1A group of MPs and council leaders have united to call for the extension of Crossrail into south London and Kent, a move which they say would unlock 50,000 jobs and 55,000 new homes. The cross-party coalition has called for the delayed £15.4bn line’s south-eastern arm to continue to...
  • HS2 launches public consultation on Phase 2b route plansHS2 has launched public consultations on the Phase 2b route for high-speed railway between the West Midlands, Manchester and Leeds. The 10-week consultations will give communities the chance to respond to HS2’s plans and designs, and give feedback on HS2’s working draft environmental...
  • APPG chair: 'I can wait a little bit longer' to receive Crossrail benefitsThe All-Parliamentary Crossrail Group chair has noted the “great frustration” of Londoners that the project has been delayed, however has said he can “wait a little bit longer” before passengers receive benefits, he told delegates today. Speaking to a Crossrail event in...

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  • Stephensons of Essex purchases NIBS Buses Eastern Transport Holdings, parent company of Stephensons of Essex, has purchased 30-vehicle NIBS Buses of Wickford.
  • Graduate arrives at CwmbranA new arrival with Stagecoach’s South Wales team is Daniel Bowden, who is now based at the Cwmbran depot as Assistant Operations Manager.
  • New audio aids ease bus travelNew audio-visual aids designed to help youngsters and adults with learning difficulties enjoy safer and more independent bus travel have been created with the help of Arriva Derby.
  • Where is coach and bus automation really going?Ask 10 coach and bus professionals what they think about autonomy in the industry. You’ll likely get 10 different answers, but given the variety of what has been suggested about it by those in the know, that’s no surprise.
  • Rotala's eye on the future looks to expansionExpansion is the name of the game for Rotala, which now has a large ‘war chest’ to achieve its aims

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