Transportation (UK)

Here's the latest official ranking of the hottest Tube lines, according to Transport for London

It's getting to that time of the year again folks.<p>Summer in the capital is - sort of - upon us, and with warmer temperatures comes the dreaded sauna …

Trains

Commuters: Pedal Your Way to Better Heart Health

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Ditching the car and biking or walking to work just might cut your risk of developing heart disease and …

University of Cambridge

Forget timetables, London’s stations need the shake-up

For weeks, some London commuters have been blasted by headlines warning of “the biggest timetable shake-up in rail history”.<p>From Sunday, passengers …

England

Fresh strikes in store for rail passengers in Wigan

Further headaches could be in the pipeline for rail passengers in Wigan with the confirmation of fresh strikes.<p>Union leaders from the RMT have said …

Manchester

'If you vote No, abortion will not stop, we'll just export it to England'

The Independent Alliance campaigning on Grafton Street today.<p>Image: Órla Ryan/TheJournal.ie<p>The Independent Alliance campaigning on Grafton Street …

United Kingdom

Second day of Northern train chaos as strikes approach

In response to the issues, Bolton north east MP David Crausby said: "If they know they can't deliver the timetable why is there no plan to minimize …

Manchester

How to Use Contactless Payment on The Tube

Contactless payments were first launched on London's buses in December 2012. TfL (Transport for London) tells us that each day there are around …

Travel

The Yorkshire Post says: The journey ahead - Transport key to healing divide

The elected Mayor of the Liverpool City Region did not pull his punches yesterday when he warned that the Government risked “splintering” the country …

Leeds

Thousands of passengers face severe travel disruption from French air traffic control strikes

France has been hit with another wave of public sector strikes as another union voted in favour of industrial action, causing the cancellations of …

Air Traffic

Flybe asks Deloitte to step down as auditor as tender process takes off

Big Four accountant Deloitte is to step down as the auditor of troubled UK airline Flybe.<p>In a short announcement this morning, Flybe said it will …

Conflicts of Interest

Victoria Line part suspended due to signal failure at Seven Sisters with limited service operating between King's Cross and Victoria

London commuters using the Victoria Line are facing travel headaches this morning, after a signal failure caused significant disruption to the …

England

Gove sets out new government strategy to tackle UK air pollution

Environment secretary Michael Gove and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs have published a new clean air strategy today, aiming …

Business (UK)

Take a look at the superyachts crowned best in the world with beach clubs, spas and helicopter landing pads

The world's snazziest superyachts have been named, with the most innovative in design and construction crowned at the World Superyacht Awards …

Yachts

People opposed to new road through Rimrose Valley park hold first demo

Over 200 people opposed to a new road being built through a Merseyside park took part in a protest march through the area.<p>Last year Highways England …

Highways England

Our railways are failing because state control is stronger than it has ever been

<i>Welcome to Refresh – a series of comment pieces by young people, for young people, to provide a free-market response to Britain's biggest issues</i> ​<p>Spiralling fares, jam-packed trains and unfathomable ticket restrictions are just some of the problems rail users have to grapple with on a daily …

United Kingdom

Part of M20 to be used as lorry park to counter Brexit jams at Channel

A stretch of the M20 in Kent will be used as a temporary lorry park should Brexit result in queues forming at Channel ports, under the latest government contingency plans.<p>A contraflow system, named Operation Brock, would operate between junctions eight and nine southbound to allow traffic to …

UK Politics

DfT unveils plan to avoid post-Brexit chaos on roads to Channel

The Department for Transport has published a plan to keep traffic moving on motorways through Kent in the event of severe disruption at Channel ports …

Roads

Tube drivers on the Jubilee Line announce strikes on June 6 and 14 over new timetables

Tube drivers on London Underground’s Jubilee Line are to strike on June 6 and 14 in a row over new timetables, the RMT union said.<p>More …

London Public Transport

Ministers changing Operation Stack on M20 in time for Brexit

It's quite the coincidence.<p>The Department for Transport has announced a new version of its ‘Operation Stack’ plan that is set to be implemented from …

United Kingdom

Defence secretary: Britain is 'primed and ready' to tackle threats from outer space

The Royal Air Force has been scrambled by the government to lead the fightback against "intensifying threats" which "are emerging in space".<p>Britain …

Armed Forces

Dundalk Fire Service assist colleagues in Newry following crash on A1 last night

Dundalk Fire Service were called to assist their colleagues in Northern Ireland following a crash on the A1 dual carriageway outside Newry last night.<p>…

Dundalk

Put ditched electric rail £430m into Welsh transport, say MPs

<b>Savings from cancelling rail electrification between Cardiff and Swansea should be spent on Welsh transport improvements, MPs have said.</b><p>The Welsh Affairs Committee report says UK ministers have saved "at least £430m" by ditching the plans.<p>Committee chairman David Davies said "watered down" …

UK Politics

New Network Rail CEO Andrew Haines will take near 30 per cent pay cut on taking over from Mark Carne

The former boss of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Andrew Haines will take a significant pay cut when he replaces Mark Carne as the chief …

Chris Grayling

London Waterloo train delays to last all morning after signalling problems

Trains to and form London Waterloo station are expected to last all morning because of signalling problems.<p>National Rail said this morning South …

Trains

These stations have received £24m in TfL funding for station upgrades

A trio of London stations have just received £24m in cash from Transport for London (TfL) for improvements it says will strengthen transport across …

England

Ryanair profits soar but airline gives pessimistic forecast on higher costs as Brexit shareholder shake-up takes off

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has reported soaring annual profits this morning, but has warned its earnings will fall back in the next year due to higher …

Hard Brexit

Two 24-hour Tube strikes announced for the Jubilee Line next month over rostering row

The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union has announced two 24-hour strikes on the Jubilee Line in a row over a new timetable and rostering …

London Public Transport

The Department for Transport is planning to park lorries on M20 to solve Brexit queues

The Department for Transport is planning to allow lorries to park on one lane of the M20 after Brexit, in a bid to avoid “serious disruption to …

Brexit

Ryanair among worst performing airline stocks in past year as airline strikes cautious note in annual results

Ryanair is among the worst-performing airline stocks over the past year that has been marked by union disputes and rising costs.<p>Analysis by Thomson …

Singapore Airlines

Heathrow Hub hasn't given up on getting its rival expansion proposal backed by government

A rival bidder for Heathrow expansion has urged the government to ditch its support for a third runway in favour of an extended runway before a …

Airplanes