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Scotland’s transport minister Keith Brown has asked officials to investigate the feasibility of running tram-train vehicles between Glasgow... continue
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Lee Baker
The UK needs a four-runway hub airport if the country's international connectivity is to be protected and enhanced, concludes the Independent Tra... continue
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The Independent Transport Commission has urged the Airports Commission to reject the idea of building a second runway at Gatwick, saying that only a... continue
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A liverpool taxi operator has launched a taxibus service in direct competition with bus services between the city centre and Liverpool John Lennon... continue
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  It’s difficult to know what to make of the Office of National Statistics’ findings on how commuting affects personal well-being.... continue
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Train operator Heathrow Express has announced ambitions to run a rail service between the airport, Slough and Reading, when the new western rail link... continue
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the scottish Government has explained the proposed arrangements for transport regulation in the event of a Yes vote in the independence referendum on... continue
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Lee Baker
The DfT will from today fund a £5 reduction on all domestic flights from Newquay as part of its plan to support Cornish travellers after the... continue
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Network Rail has briefed MPs and other stakeholders on plans for a new western rail access to Heathrow Airport for services from places such as... continue
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Andrew Forster
Consultation is drawing to a close on the Government’s preferred alignment for the two arms of the Y-shaped high-speed rail network, which will... continue
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Heathrow Airport has criticised the CAA’s final decision on price controls, warning that it could harm investment. Price control will be set at... continue
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Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council is urging the Government to rethink plans for the high-speed rail station close to Birmingham... continue
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Lee Baker
The TfL has told MPs that the Airports Commission has been influenced by the "commercial considerations" of existing airports rather than doing what... continue
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Heathrow Airport is to consult local residents on the two options shortlisted by the Airports Commission for expanding runway capacity at the... continue
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Heathrow Airport has accused London mayor Boris Johnson of “scaremongering” with claims that the M25 could have to close for five years... continue
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The Airports Commission has overlooked EU air quality limit values in its decision to include two options to expand Heathrow in its shortlist,... continue
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Consultants are bidding for contracts to assist the Airports Commission in appraising the shortlisted options for airport expansion. The Commission... continue
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The shortlisted option is for a new 3,000 metre runway to the south of the existing runway.  This option has the lowest cost – estimated... continue
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The Commission has shortlisted two options at Heathrow: a) one new 3.5km runway to the northwest (as proposed by the airport owners) b) extending the... continue
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The Airports Commission is to consult on a draft appraisal framework later this month, which will form the basis for how the three shortlisted... continue
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