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Gatwick and Heathrow buying anti-drone equipment

Gatwick and Heathrow invest in new technology after the disruption affecting thousands of passengers.

Man stabbed to death on Surrey train in front of 14-year-old son

Police say victim not thought to have known his attacker as detectives arrest suspect

Whitehall to stage 'live test' of no-deal road disruption with 150 lorries

WHITEHALL is to use up to 150 lorries in a major stress-test of its plans for UK border disruption in the event of Britain crashing out of the EU without a Brexit deal.

Heathrow proposing up to 25,000 more flights a year [Subscription]

Heathrow will announce plans for an extra 25,000 flights a year to increase capacity before the opening of a third runway.

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  • Ambitious 10bn plans for Gatwick Heathrow HS4Air rail service rejectedPlans to build a new £10bn high-speed rail service connecting HS1 with HS2 via Gatwick and Heathrow airports have been rejected by the DfT. The ambitious plans would see passengers able to travel between Heathrow and Gatwick in under 25 minutes compared to the current one hour 45-minute...
  • Track workers in near-miss with 101mph East Midlands trainTwo track workers were nearly hit by a train travelling over 100mph in Bedfordshire, an investigation has revealed. The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) said two workers “had to jump out of the way” of the approaching East Midlands train travelling at 101mph, but neither...
  • Northern under fire over 31m government subsidy 'secret payments'The RMT union has criticised “secret extra payments” funded by taxpayers given to Northern Rail after it was found that the government paid the train operator a total of £31m more than previously announced since the franchise began. The figures come from the new Arriva North...

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