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  • ‘It opens up our town’: Dartmoor line hopes to lead to rail renaissanceCampaigners in Devon celebrate return of passenger trains after 50 years, a first step to reversing the Beeching closures
  • The pressure for change is building: reactions to the Glasgow climate pactDelegates and campaigners weigh the promise and the shortfalls of the Cop26 conference dealCop26 ends in climate agreement despite India watering down coal resolutionThe Glasgow climate package, aimed at ensuring the world limits global heating to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, was acknowledged even by the UK hosts as 'imperfect' and leaves much of the hard work on cutting greenhouse gas emissions for next year.
  • HS2 protesters Swampy and Satchel leave Wendover tunnel after 35 daysPair were last of five protesters who built and occupied tunnel on site of Hs2 work in BuckinghamshireDan Hooper, the environmental activist known as Swampy, and his fellow tunneller Satchel emerged from an underground protest against the controversial HS2 project on Saturday morning after resisting eviction for 35 days.Hooper, 48, and Satchel were the last two of five environmental protesters who built and occupied a tunnel on the site of HS2 work in Wendover, Buckinghamshire. Continue reading...

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  • Exclusive: Isle of Man home to more private jets than France, Italy or SpainThere are around 2,444 private jets registered in Western Europe, compared to 2,414 in 2020 and 2,344 in 2019, according to new research from private jet broker Colibri Aircraft, shared exclusively with City A.M. this weekend. Germany has the largest fleet of registered private jets with 485, and this is followed by the UK, including [...] The post Exclusive: Isle of Man home to more private jets than France, Italy or Spain appeared first on CityAM.

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  • More financial support for Scottish light railAn additional £2.2 million of emergency funding for light rail in Scotland – covering both Edinburgh Trams and the Glasgow Subway – has been confirmed bringing the total funding they have received since the start of the pandemic to £36 million. This now covers the period up until March 2022 (the same period as English light rail systems have confirmed emergency funding for) and comes after ongoing discussions between Transport Scotland and Strathclyde Partnership for Transport and Edinburgh Trams.

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