Tag: Transport and infrastructure
9 months ago
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Ofwat: Suppliers must hit green targets if they want to increase water charges

Ofwat challenges water industry to deliver on pledges to protect environment and clamp down on sewage overflows befor...

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9 months ago
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Ryanair: UK passengers face 'unfair burden' from carbon clampdown

Passengers risk bearing the brunt of higher prices amid an “unfair” government clampdown on carbon emissions, Ryanair...

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10 months ago
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BMW: Mini production to stay in UK despite Brexit difficulties - CityAM

BMW will announce plans to build its next-generation electric Mini in Oxford after securing a Government funding pack...

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11 months ago
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Could hydrogen trucks power up Britain's push to net-zero? - CityAM

Getting the trucking industry to net zero will come with a cost, if it gets there at all

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11 months ago
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Former Britishvolt boss slams government's EV strategy as takeover bid stalls

The government lacks “innovative thinking” and a “joined up industrial strategy” to support the UK’s electric vehicle...

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over 1 year ago
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New laws introduced to boost ship workers' pay in bid to close P&O Ferries loophole - CityAM

In wake of the P&O Ferries scandal, new laws have been introduced to ensure seafarers with close links to Britain are...

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over 1 year ago
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Tui: Share price crashes 9.4 per cent over travel giant's plan to raise £1.6bn for Covid loan rep...

Shares in Tui today plummeted by more than 9.4 per cent after the travel company announced plans to raise €1.8bn (£1....

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over 1 year ago
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UK taxpayers face a multi-billion pound bill if sewage and water systems are to be fixed, House o...

It will potentially cost hundreds of billions of pounds over multiple decades to update the UK’s creaking and outdate...

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over 1 year ago
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Why there's more to green energy than heat pumps, radiator boss urges for scheme to be widened

The government needs to expand the scope of its heating plans to improve energy efficiency across the home, rather th...

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over 1 year ago
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Black cabs: London's electric taxis overtake diesel for first time with 6,000 now on capital's roads

London now has more electric black cabs than diesel powered ones for the first time, following widespread uptake of t...

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over 1 year ago
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United Utilities sewage dumping case heads to Supreme Court

The UK’s largest listed water company, United Utilities, heads to the Supreme Court this week in a fight over dischar...

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over 1 year ago
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SWR's two-year extension to run London Waterloo services follows 'milestone agreement' with union...

South Western Railway has been awarded another two years’ contract to run services between London Waterloo and the so...

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over 1 year ago
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Half-term holiday bonanza: Britons flock abroad with departures soaring 44 per cent

Britons are capitalising on the first restriction-free February half-term in two years to flock abroad, according to ...

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over 1 year ago
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Investigation finds rail union TSSA tolerated bullying, harassment and sexual assault

An independent inquiry has found instances of bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment at the rail union TSSA. ...

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over 1 year ago
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Rail: Inquiry launched into anti-strike bill amid concerns about minimum service level proposal

The Commons’ transport select committee has launched an inquiry into how the controversial anti-strike bill will appl...

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over 1 year ago
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Nissan profits soar to £832.2m as carmaker takes advantage of weaker yen and cuts sales estimates

Nissan said its profits had risen by 60 per cent due to a combination of weaker yen and what it called "cost optimisa...

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over 1 year ago
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How decoupling cost of electricity from gas can benefit EV uptake, according to motoring groups

Motoring groups have called on the government to decouple the wholesale price of electricity from gas in a bid to bri...

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over 1 year ago
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'Unmitigated disaster': Unions and Sadiq Khan slam transport sec Mark Harper's rail reform plan

Unions and Sadiq Khan have slammed the government’s plans to enhance the private sector’s role in railways, calling i...

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over 1 year ago
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Government, not ULEZ expansion, causes crippling anxiety Khan tells 'rebel' council Harrow

Sadiq Khan has told Harrow council leader Paul Osborn he should be blaming the government and not City Hall’s ULEZ ex...

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over 1 year ago
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Revealed: Brits are paying the highest electricity bills in the entire world

New research reveals that the UK has the highest electricity bills. Brits pay more for their power than anywhere else...

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over 1 year ago
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Exclusive: Virgin Media O2's business chief on the £31bn mega merger that dazzled the City

As the UK is in the midst of a merciless recession, with the cost-of-living crisis raging, businesses are scrambling ...

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over 1 year ago
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Ben Wallace: UK approach to China travel 'under review' amid Covid concerns

The possibility of the UK introducing restrictions for travellers from China is “under review”, as the nation prepare...

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almost 2 years ago
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TfL: We will have to 'hand in keys' to Gov if funding settlement not reached

TfL will have to “hand in the keys” to the government if a long-term agreement is not reached, according to commissio...

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almost 2 years ago
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Hiring spree: UK aviation recruiting increases by 42 per cent

The UK aviation sector seems to be on a hiring spree, as recruiting has increased 42 per cent year-on-year in July. A...

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almost 2 years ago
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Today: TfL bosses rush into emergency meeting over £3.6bn funding as tube's future hangs in the b...

Tube bosses are rushing into an emergency meeting to discuss a government long-term funding worth £3.6bn. Headed by L...

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almost 2 years ago
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FTSE darling Bunzl ups profitability outlook as earnings skyrocket despite steep price hikes

Distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl has upped its profitability outlook as it posted a jump in its half-year ear...

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almost 2 years ago
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Elon Musk: Focus is on releasing self-driving Teslas by the end of the year

Elon Musk is currently focused on releasing self-driving Teslas in the US, and potentially in Europe, by the year’s e...

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almost 2 years ago
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EU airlines' seat capacity almost back to pre-Covid levels

EU airlines' seat capacity is almost back to pre-pandemic levels. According to an analysis by aviation market intelli...

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almost 2 years ago
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Wizz Air crowned worst airline for flight delays

Wizz Air was crowned the worst airline for UK flight delays in 2021, according to data from the Civil Aviation Author...

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almost 2 years ago
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Britishvolt £3.8bn gigafactory to push back production until mid-2025

Electric vehicle battery startup Britishvolt will not deliver any products from its £3.8bn gigafactory for another th...

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almost 2 years ago
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Cost of dropping off increased in most UK airports

The cost of dropping off someone has increased in most UK airports, according to data published today. Figures from t...

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almost 2 years ago
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Tesla accused of silencing safety campaigners demonstrating against driverless technology

Tesla was accused of silencing safety campaigners after it sent a cease and desist letter to US organisation the Dawn...

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almost 2 years ago
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UK pledges to share expertise and help Ukraine rebuild transport network

The UK Government has pledged to help Ukraine rebuild its war-damaged transport network, sharing private sector exper...

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almost 2 years ago
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Bank Holiday: Around 900 flights cut since July

Around 900 flights for the upcoming Bank Holiday weekend have been cut from flight schedules since July. UK flights p...

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almost 2 years ago
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Australia's Qantas says pandemic 'existential crisis' over despite losses

Australian flag carrier Qantas said the “existential crisis” posed by the pandemic is over despite posting losses for...

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almost 2 years ago
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Former Tesla exec snatches Moixa for undisclosed sum

US electric home start-up Lunar Energy has snatched UK smart battery titan Moixa for an undisclosed sum. Founded two ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Wizz Air appoints non-executive director to new deputy chair office

Winds of change are blowing in Wizz Air’s boardroom as the low-cost company appointed non-executive director Stephen ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Motorists urged to plan ahead as 12.5m trips expected over Bank Holiday

Motorists were urged to plan ahead as 12.5 million leisure trips are set to take place over the Bank Holiday weekend....

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almost 2 years ago
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UK car production grows for third consecutive month but still below pre-Covid

UK automotive production grew in July by 8.6 per cent, marking the third consecutive month of growth, according to fi...

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