Breaking News

Buying buses from China will leave us in slow lane, despite climate ambitions [subscription]

ince last week’s climate summit, the world has seen an impressive ramping up of major economies’ ambitions. The UK is again at the forefront of this movement, announcing a world-leading climate-change target, to reduce emissions by 78 per cent by 2035, compared with 1990 levels. No other country has matched this level of ambition.

MPs urge ministers to maintain ban on foreign holidays after 17 May amid variant fears

Limits on international leisure travel should continue even after 17 May, a cross-party group of MPs has warned.

SME suppliers urge government to commit fully to HST eastern leg

A recent survey of SME suppliers in the rail, construction, and engineering sectors has found overwhelming support for HS2’s Eastern Leg, with those currently working on HS2 contracts predicting severe impacts on their businesses should it be curtailed.

Monday, 03 May 2021

The Guardian

  • Will Virgin Galactic ever lift off?It’s taken 17 years, with many setbacks and some deaths, and still Richard Branson’s space mission is yet to launchRichard Branson was running almost 15 years late. But as we rode into the Mojave desert on the morning of 12 December 2018, he was feeling upbeat and untroubled by the past. He wore jeans, a leather jacket and the easy smile of someone used to being behind schedule.Branson hadn’t exactly squandered the past 15 years. He’d become a grandfather, moved to a private island in the Caribbean and expanded Virgin’s business empire into banking, hotels, gyms, wedding dresses and more. But ...
  • Holidays abroad should be discouraged to stop Covid third wave, say MPsAll-party group on coronavirus gives recommendations on international travel for leisure, which could resume on 17 MayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHolidays abroad should be discouraged even once legal, a cross-party group of MPs have said as part of a suite of recommendations to prevent a third wave of coronavirus and further lockdowns.Under the UK government’s roadmap to relax coronavirus restrictions, international travel for leisure purposes could resume from 17 May. Continue reading...

Times Online

The Telegraph

Sky News

Bristol Live

Daily Post (North Wales)

Manchester Evening News

Wales Online

Wolverhampton Express and Star

Yorkshire Post

Other Regional Press

Rail Business Daily

  • SME suppliers urge government to commit fully to HST eastern legA recent survey of SME suppliers in the rail, construction, and engineering sectors has found overwhelming support for HS2’s Eastern Leg, with those currently working on HS2 contracts predicting severe impacts on their businesses should it be curtailed.

Other News Sources

Recent Archives

Latest News

 

Conferences & Expo's

All Transport

Bus and Coach

Campaign Groups

Friends of TransportInfo

Logistics

Passenger Representatives

Trades Unions

Aviation

Motoring

Rail

Shipping & Waterways

News Media

 

Better Transport, Better Lives

Tweets by TransportInfo


Tweets by Cogitamus