Category: Transport

Transport for Wales invests £7m to upgrade and maintain station ticket machines

Transport for Wales has signed a £1.9m contract with multinational information equipment and service company, Fujitsu, to upgrade ticket office machines and mobile handsets across the rail network. In addition to this, the partnership includes a five year support and maintenance agreement for the new hardware, which is worth an additional £5.1m. As the first […]

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Rail strike set to hit this week causing commuter chaos

Rail commuters are facing severe disruption as members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) plan to walk out on Tuesday. Union members said that South Western Railways (SWR) “failure” to rule out they will move to a driver-controlled operation, SWR said the strikes are “unnecessary.” The union said that SWR had pledged in […]

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Heavy rain causes major disruption for rail users

Train operator Southern Rail has advised passengers to avoid travelling as there are sever delays due to many track lines being flooded and Southeastern service were also affected. Southern Rail tweeted, “train services running across the whole network will be cancelled or delayed.” #SNUpdates – Services on the following routes will be cancelled until further […]

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80 per cent of motorists in London don’t know current driving laws

According to new research by GoCompare, it seems most drivers believe that the law is on the side of rude or otherwise antisocial drivers. 76% of participants in London believe that making rude gestures to other road users are perfectly legal and 82% believe it is okay to drive with your dog in the passenger seat, more […]

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Extinction Rebellion threaten to close Heathrow with drones over expansion row

Extinction Rebellion has threatened to shut down Heathrow Airport if the government does not cancel the planned expansion. The environmental group has said they will use drones to shut down the airport for 10 days and demonstrations will start on 1 July. The group said holidaymakers were being given advance notice to “change travel plans.” […]

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