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    1. July 15, 2016

      Mayor Khan backs Gatwick as May’s arrival deals blow to Heathrow

      Sadiq Khan, London’s mayor, said the government should choose Gatwick for new airport capacity in the southeast, as the...

    2. April 21, 2016

      Road tests reveal raised emissions of top-selling diesels

      Thirty-seven of the best-selling diesel cars in the UK produced an average of six times as much nitrogen oxide when...

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    1. Rail and Metro 2013

      Transport advances pinned on technology...
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    1. February 26, 2016

      Maps not monarchs are a better route to naming railways

      On reading that London’s new east-west Crossrail route will be called the Elizabeth line, in honour of the Queen, my...

    2. January 22, 2016

      Heathrow decision put off until after EU referendum

      David Cameron’s government has come under fire after coming up with a new reason for delaying a decision on whether to...

    3. December 11, 2015

      Tory MPs join criticism over ‘disgraceful’ Heathrow delay

      Conservative MPs have slammed David Cameron’s delay in approving another London runway, adding to the chorus of...

    4. Fast FT

      December 10, 2015

      Cameron faces backlash as airport decision put off

      David Cameron on Thursday prompted an angry business backlash after announcing a further delay in approving a new...

    5. December 9, 2015

      ‘Northern powerhouse’ in £1.2bn rail upgrade boost

      The UK government’s “northern powerhouse” initiative received a boost on Wednesday with a £1.2bn improvement to rail...

    6. December 7, 2015

      Heathrow decision faces emissions delay

      Business hopes that David Cameron would give a green light rapidly to Heathrow expansion were fading on Monday after...

    7. December 6, 2015

      Business hits at Heathrow procrastination

      Business groups have hit out at any further delays to expanding Heathrow as David Cameron’s own advisers urge him to...

    8. Westminster Blog

      December 2, 2015

      UK votes to back Syria air strikes - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 23:07 on 2 Dec 2015. The House of Commons has voted to extend air strikes against Isis...

    9. November 24, 2015

      Regional airports back Heathrow expansion

      A group of 32 regional airports has given its backing for a third runway at Heathrow, providing a boost to the UK’s...

    10. November 12, 2015

      TfL faces £700m a year cut in state subsidy by turn of the decade

      The London transport network is facing the loss of £700m a year of state subsidy by the turn of the decade following...

    11. November 9, 2015

      Speeding fines threat fuels drivers’ ire

      The police and crime commissioner who wants to fine all motorists who drive at more than 70 miles an hour on the...

    12. November 6, 2015

      Osborne to turn screws on cabinet colleagues resisting cuts

      George Osborne will turn the screws on those senior cabinet colleagues who are resisting cuts next week as the Treasury...

    13. October 6, 2015

      Manchester Victoria reveals £44m facelift

      Six years ago it was dubbed the worst railway station in Britain. But the £44m upgrade of Manchester Victoria, unveiled...

    14. September 30, 2015

      Volkswagen scandal: 1.2m UK vehicles affected by software hack

      Nearly 1.2m Volkswagen vehicles in Britain are affected by the software hack used by the German carmaker to cheat US...

    15. August 20, 2015

      Transport groups fear ‘hugely damaging’ cuts to local services

      Campaign groups have warned that deep cuts to transport spending as part of the autumn spending review could...

    16. August 9, 2015

      HS2 contracts for £7bn put out to tender despite uncertainty

      Contracts worth £7bn for the tunnels and viaducts for HS2 are about to be put out to tender, despite continuing...

    17. July 22, 2015

      David Cameron’s aviation committee omits Heathrow critics

      David Cameron has packed a new aviation committee with supporters of a third runway at Heathrow, signalling that...

    18. July 1, 2015

      Reaction: Airports panel backs Heathrow expansion

      The backing of Heathrow airport by the long-awaited three-year inquiry into airport expansion in the southeast has...

    19. June 30, 2015

      Osborne urges cabinet to back new southeast airport runway

      George Osborne has urged colleagues to support a new runway in southeast England on the eve of a report that will...

    20. June 26, 2015

      Labour accuses Tories of rail ‘betrayal’

      Labour has accused the government of deceiving the public over delays to the biggest overhaul of Britain’s railways...

    21. June 25, 2015

      Network Rail upgrades shunted on to the sidings

      Britain’s biggest programme of investment in the railways since Victorian times has been scaled back because Network...

    22. June 21, 2015

      Cameron’s pledge to upgrade trains in the north faces big test

      The prime minister’s commitment to improve trains in northern England is facing a big test as civil servants warn of...

    23. March 10, 2015

      Heathrow link to HS2 ruled out before 2033

      The government has ruled out building a link connecting Heathrow airport to the High Speed 2 line between London and...

    24. January 28, 2015

      How UK’s Network Rail measures against its European peers

      UK travellers arriving back from swift, efficient rail journeys across France or Germany often groan about the delays...

    25. December 14, 2014

      Cable accuses National Air Traffic Services of under-investment

      Vince Cable, business secretary, accused National Air Traffic Services of “skimping on large-scale investment for very...

    26. November 27, 2014

      Stagecoach wins East Coast rail franchise

      The London-to-Edinburgh East Coast rail franchise has been awarded to Inter City Railways, a joint venture between...

    27. November 13, 2014

      Tube extension to Battersea approved

      A £1bn scheme to extend the Northern Line to Battersea in south London has won approval from the transport department,...

    28. July 21, 2014

      Birmingham named as HS2 headquarters

      Birmingham is to become the new headquarters for HS2 construction, creating up to 1,500 jobs, while the city aims to...

    29. July 9, 2014

      UK widens security measures at airports

      In a widening of UK airport security measures, all travellers are now required to prove that their electronic devices...

    30. July 6, 2014

      Late trains fine to be spent on free and faster WiFi links

      Passengers on some trains will benefit from faster internet access after ministers decided to spend a fine imposed on...

    31. March 31, 2014

      Network Rail in funds warning on storm damage

      Network Rail has said it may not have enough money to protect Britain’s railways from the effects of climate change and...

    32. March 10, 2014

      MP Nigel Evans used role to abuse young men, court told

      Nigel Evans, a former deputy Speaker of parliament, used his senior position to abuse young men hoping for a political...

    33. March 5, 2014

      HS2 set to miss general election legislation deadline

      The coalition will miss its target for getting its HS2 legislation through Parliament before next year’s general...

    34. February 25, 2014

      Network Rail boss puts storms cost at £170m

      The recent heavy storms have caused about £170m in damage to the UK rail network and had a “devastating effect” on...

    35. February 13, 2014

      UK considers asking Brussels for flood aid

      Storms leave thousands without power The UK will apply to the European Union for money to help with the aftermath of...

    36. February 6, 2014

      Historic rail line damaged by storm threatened with closure

      The threat of future storm damage could spell the end for one of the most spectacular stretches of railway in the...

    37. January 30, 2014

      Transport secretary vetoes HS2 report

      The government has vetoed the publication of an official report into HS2 that highlighted concerns about the £50bn high...

    38. January 2, 2014

      First-class train seats will be scaled back

      Patrick McLoughlin, the transport secretary, is preparing to pay millions of pounds to turn first-class compartments...

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