Transport and infrastructure - Archive

October 2018 articles

Ride-hailing firm Uber has today launched a slate of new safety features in the UK and 23 other European countries, as it heads [...]

17 October

Shares in budget airline Flybe plummeted this morning, after the UK company issued a full-year profit warning in a trading update [...]

17 October

Commuters faced a travel nightmare this morning, with Paddington station plunged into chaos after a Hitachi train reportedly [...]

17 October

German prosecutors fined Audi €800m (£702m) today for breaking regulatory rules on V6 and V8 diesel engine emissions. [...]

16 October

Clapham Junction has been revealed as the worst train station in London with more than half of all trains running late or being [...]

16 October

Volvo shares have slumped after the company warned some of its vehicle engines could be exceeding emissions limits due to a faulty [...]

16 October

Rail disruptions have hit London Overground commuters this morning. [...]

16 October

The Piccadilly Line will be hit by strike action next month, the Tube workers’ union RMT confirmed today, as staff prepare [...]

15 October

The project to break the land speed world record has been placed into administration after it was revealed it needed £25m to [...]

15 October

The Department for Transport (DfT) is cutting subsidies available for customers purchasing plug-in hybrid vehicles, as the government [...]

12 October

Commuters were facing travel chaos this morning as two London Underground lines experienced severe delays due to fires. [...]

12 October

Elizabeth Line trains will not be used on the route to Heathrow Airport until "the early months of next year", Transport for [...]

11 October

The managing director for Crossrail 2 Michele Dix has said she would personally favour a rise in taxes to fund the proposed [...]

11 October

BMW is prepared to spend big in order to take control of Brilliance Automotive (BBA), its joint venture in China, it emerged [...]

11 October

MPs and council leaders have called for a £25m funding injection to extend the delayed Elizabeth Line to Ebbsfleet. [...]

11 October