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Cost of delayed Arterio train fleet withheld by government

The government has refused to reveal the cost to the taxpayer of the delayed introduction of a new fleet of trains.

Avanti West Coast told to 'do better' by rail minister amid warnings HS2 cutbacks could 'badly hit' Glasgow and Manchester

Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle, who represents Chorley, criticised the "appalling service" on the West Coast Main Line while MPs heard one Manchester business owner often travels to London the night before a meeting as he "can't rely" on Avanti.

Major overhaul of bus services in Wales almost ready

THE final touches are being put on a long-awaited bus services bill to reform the failed system of deregulation, Wales’ first minister told the Senedd.

Great Western Railway’s innovative FastCharge battery train trial could transform UK’s railway

Innovation led by Great Western Railway could transform the UK’s railway as it powers forward with a FastCharge battery trial designed to help future decarbonisation of branch line services.

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  • Hundreds sign a new petition to protect Plymouth airportA new petition is calling for Plymouth’s disused former airport land to be protected for aviation use only. In just a week more than 300 names have appeared on the online petition at and the people behind it say they would like to match the 37,000 who signed a similar petition more than a decade ago.

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  • Wrightbus secures 87-strong order from ArrivaThe order consists of 11 single-deck GB Kite Electroliners and 76 StreetDeck Electroliners. The buses, which will be operated on a number of routes around the capital, are due to be delivered from July. It comes on the back of an order the bus operator made last year with the Northern Ireland-based firm for 34 StreetDeck Electroliners and represents one of Arriva UK Bus’ largest investments in a zero-emission fleet.
  • Go-Ahead to acquire Eastbourne SightseeingThe Go-Ahead Group has agreed a deal to acquire Eastbourne Sightseeing.

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  • SLC makes CunninghamCommercial head Rail delivery specialist SLC has appointed Jermaine Cunningham as new Head of Commercial.

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  • Prohibiting supersonic flight over land: AEF responds to CAA proposalsAEF has responded to a CAA consultation on prohibiting supersonic – and transonic and hypersonic – flight over land by civil aircraft.  Supersonic flight creates air pressure waves that result … The post Prohibiting supersonic flight over land: AEF responds to CAA proposals appeared first on Aviation Environment Federation.

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