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A third of businesses want ministers to greenlight transport and infrastructure investment

One in three businesses want ministers to prioritise investment in infrastructure, according to a new survey of British firms.

Plan to boost transport across the North is released today

The plan is being developed to transform the North’s economy through investment in the region’s transport infrastructure, and TFN say could help create a million new jobs and add £100 billion to the UK’s economy.

The Tavistock tram plan that could link to Plymouth and transform transport in North Cornwall

A tram-style Metro link between Plymouth and Tavistock could transform journeys into the city from North Cornwall.

London and south east train operators responsible for almost HALF of complaints last year

Disgruntled train passengers were not happy with delays, cancellations and lack of punctuality in London and the south east

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  • New plan to boost city transport linksTRANSPORT chiefs have revealed a report outlining a “compelling case for change” - including priorities that could improve life for York commuters and businesses.

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