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Average fares on Welsh-run trains set to fall in 2020

Transport for Wales says some passengers will pay less in 2020 - but there will be some rises.

Which party’s general election pledges are best for cyclists?

We compare the manifestos, from Labour’s £8.2bn a year to the Tories’ pothole fund

Heathrow ordered by CAA to rein in third runway costs [subscription]

Heathrow will be penalised if it fails to build its £14bn third runway efficiently — the first time such a condition has been imposed on the airport.

Labour in talks with TfL about rolling out touch and go across the country [subscription]

Jeremy Corbyn’s team are in talks with Transport for London about implementing the capital's contactless ticketing system across the country, with daily price caps for bus, tram and rail passengers travelling within towns and cities.

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  • World-first mobile phone detection cameras rolled out in AustraliaNew South Wales hopes to cut fatalities on the state’s roads by a third with devices that operate day and night in all weatherNew South Wales rolled out mobile phone detection cameras on Sunday, hoping to cut the number of fatalities on its roads by a third over two years, transport authorities said.The world-first mobile phone detection cameras, according to Transport for NSW, which manages the state’s transport services, operate day and night in all weather conditions to determine if a driver is handling a mobile phone. Continue reading...
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  • January fare rises will be ˜held below inflation™ Rail fares will rise by an average of 2.7 per cent in January, and train operators pointed out that this increase would be below last July™s RPI figure of 2.8 per cent. The Rail Delivery Group also pledged that its member operators ˜want to work with any future government to make fares easier for customers by reforming outdated regulations™. RDG chief executive Paul Plummer said: ˜We understand that no one wants to pay more to travel, which is why train companies have for the third year in a row held the average fare increases below inflation while still investing to improve journeys.™

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