Transport and infrastructure

2019 Articles

Victoria Line strike suspended
Victoria Line strike suspended
A planned strike on the Victoria Line by tube drivers scheduled for next week has been suspended. The drivers were [...]
November 22, 2019
Uber awaits fate with London licence set to expire in just days
Uber awaits fate with London licence set to expire in just days
Uber will find out at the start of next week if Transport for London (TfL) will grant it a new [...]
November 22, 2019
Tesla's Cybertruck has inspired a new wave of Musk memes
Tesla's Cybertruck has inspired a new wave of Musk memes
Tesla has lifted the curtain on its “Cybertruck” pickup vehicle, but Elon Musk was left red-faced when the truck’s windows [...]
November 22, 2019
Conservatives pledge temporary Hammersmith Bridge
Conservatives pledge temporary Hammersmith Bridge
A temporary bridge will be built alongside the closed Hammersmith Bridge if the Conservatives are re-elected. Transport minister George Freeman [...]
November 21, 2019
Crossrail delay until 2021 may cost London £2bn
Crossrail delay until 2021 may cost London £2bn
The cost of delaying Crossrail until 2021 may rise to £2bn, according to Transport for London (TFL) bosses. TfL says [...]
November 21, 2019
Uber adding to London CO2 emissions and air pollution
Uber adding to London CO2 emissions and air pollution
Uber and other ride-hailing apps have contributed to a sharp rise in CO2 emissions and air pollution in the taxi [...]
November 21, 2019
Christmas shoppers face travel chaos after rail strike talks break down
Christmas shoppers face travel chaos after rail strike talks break down
Christmas shoppers and commuters face a month of festive travel chaos, after talks over a 27-day strike on one of [...]
November 21, 2019
British Airways blames 'technical issue' for flight delays
British Airways blames 'technical issue' for flight delays
British Airways warned customers that it is working hard to fix a “technical issue” this morning, as flight cancellations and [...]
November 21, 2019
HS2 needs government support, not more dithering and debate
HS2 needs government support, not more dithering and debate
Last week, a leaked draft of the HS2 review revealed recommendations that the controversial project should go ahead as planned. [...]
November 21, 2019
General Motors sues Fiat Chrysler over 'bribes'
General Motors sues Fiat Chrysler over 'bribes'
Two giants of the global automotive industry have come to blows this afternoon, with General Motors suing Fiat Chrysler of [...]
November 20, 2019
A Spanish court has labelled Ryanair's hand luggage fee 'abusive'
A Spanish court has labelled Ryanair's hand luggage fee 'abusive'
Ryanair’s policy of charging customers for hand luggage has been ruled “abusive” by a Spanish court, and subsequently banned in [...]
November 20, 2019
TfL deficit shrinks thanks to Ulez and increased Tube numbers
TfL deficit shrinks thanks to Ulez and increased Tube numbers
Transport for London’s (TfL) first half revenues beat budget expectations by £260m, but the body still recorded a nine-figure deficit [...]
November 20, 2019
Electric buses 'too heavy' for upgraded Hammersmith bridge
Electric buses 'too heavy' for upgraded Hammersmith bridge
An upgraded Hammersmith Bridge will not be sturdy enough for London’s current fleet of electric double decker buses in what’s [...]
November 20, 2019
Emirates orders $9bn worth of Boeing jets despite safety concerns
Emirates orders $9bn worth of Boeing jets despite safety concerns
Gulf airline Emirates has unveiled a $9bn order for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, while reducing its deal for the delayed [...]
November 20, 2019