Transport and infrastructure

June 2019 Articles

UK readies for no-deal Brexit with fresh freight plans
UK readies for no-deal Brexit with fresh freight plans
The government is asking transport firms to make an offer to provide extra freight capacity that would be used in [...]
June 29, 2019
Union to ballot workers on nationwide rail strike
Union to ballot workers on nationwide rail strike
Train drivers are set to vote on the first nationwide rail strike in a generation as union bosses lashed out [...]
June 28, 2019
Costain shares sink 40 per cent on profit warning
Costain shares sink 40 per cent on profit warning
Costain’s share price plunged this morning as it warned investors that contract delays would hit revenue and profit for this [...]
June 28, 2019
London City Airport is grounded in sustainability
London City Airport is grounded in sustainability
Despite the political and economic uncertainty, London is continuing to grow and is expected to remain a major global city [...]
June 28, 2019
TfL revises junk food ad ban after rules spark confusion
TfL revises junk food ad ban after rules spark confusion
Transport for London (TfL) has overhauled the guidelines for its junk food advertising ban after critics slammed it as “absurd” [...]
June 27, 2019
Police find no bomb threat aboard Stansted jet after emergency landing
Police find no bomb threat aboard Stansted jet after emergency landing
Police have found nothing suspicious on board a passenger jet that made an emergency landing at London Stansted Airport over [...]
June 27, 2019
Ford to cut 12,000 jobs across Europe and close five sites including Bridgend
Ford to cut 12,000 jobs across Europe and close five sites including Bridgend
Car manufacturer Ford has announced plans to cut 12,000 jobs across its European operations by the end of 2020 as [...]
June 27, 2019
Japanese firms 'very concerned' about prospect of no-deal Brexit, warns foreign minister
Japanese firms 'very concerned' about prospect of no-deal Brexit, warns foreign minister
Japan’s foreign minister has urged the UK to avoid a no-deal Brexit, admitting that Japanese firms are “very concerned” by [...]
June 27, 2019
Tube drivers get ear defenders for 'screeching' Underground lines
Tube drivers get ear defenders for 'screeching' Underground lines
Transport for London (TfL) has offered Tube drivers ear defenders to protect them against high levels of noise from new [...]
June 27, 2019
UK commits to slash net emissions to zero by 2050
UK commits to slash net emissions to zero by 2050
The UK has enshrined in law a target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to “net zero” by 2050, becoming the [...]
June 27, 2019
Self-driving cars get first London test routes
Self-driving cars get first London test routes
Self-driving cars have been granted their first ever London test routes in a major step forward for real-world driverless vehicle [...]
June 27, 2019
Eurostar chair set to take the reins at Go-Ahead Group
Eurostar chair set to take the reins at Go-Ahead Group
Transport giant Go-Ahead today said it has appointed Eurostar boss Clare Hollingsworth as its new chair following the retirement of [...]
June 27, 2019
Regulators find new issue with Boeing 737 Max jet
Regulators find new issue with Boeing 737 Max jet
Boeing’s plan to return its 737 Max jet to the skies has hit a fresh obstacle, with regulators discovering a [...]
June 27, 2019
Dog Fight: Why competition must be at the heart of the Heathrow expansion project
Dog Fight: Why competition must be at the heart of the Heathrow expansion project
In 1968, the Roskill Commission recommended the expansion of Heathrow. Last week, the airport’s owner, Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL), said [...]
June 27, 2019