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December 21, 2018 1:56 PM Christmas traffic: Where to avoid on the roads and rail

The Christmas getaway means congested roads and cancelled trains. Drivers have been warned of possible delays of nearly two hours as millions of cars take to the motorways. But where should you avoid and at what times will traffic be busiest? Traffic experts expect Friday afternoon to be busy as shoppers, commuters and people trying to go away for Christmas 121

December 11, 2018 1:12 PM France makes BIGGEST no-deal Brexit plans YET – 'We're very concerned'

FRANCE has stepped up its preparations for a no-deal Brexit after Theresa May delayed a vote on her controversial divorce deal in the House of Commons today. French Europe minister Nathalie Loiseau expressed concern after the Prime Minister’s actions and insisted Paris is now focused on ensuring the country is ready for Britain crashing out of the EU without 78

December 10, 2018 1:15 PM Delayed Crossrail nets up to £2bn in new financing

It is hoped that the money - the bulk of which will come from the Greater London Authority (GLA) through a government borrowing facility - will cover additional costs to allow completion. However, the timetable was on course to be put back further as no firm date could be committed to. The Elizabeth Line - running from Reading and Heathrow in the west through 134

December 6, 2018 2:09 PM Luxembourg to make public transport FREE for everyone across the whole country

LUXEMBOURG is set to become the first country in the world to make all of its public transport free. The small European country will lift fares for trains, trams and buses from next summer, under the ambitious new proposals by Xavier Bettel’s administration. The recently elected Prime Minister has pledged to prioritise environmental issues in his liberal-led 128

November 24, 2018 8:41 PM Vauxhall train lines down after man found dead at station, London trains HALTED

POLICE and emergency services have sealed off Vauxhall station in south London after a man was hit by a train. He said: "BTP officers and paramedics from the London Ambulance Service found a man on he tracks with head injuries consistent with being hit by a train. "The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where his injuries are being assessed. His condition 51

November 9, 2018 6:26 PM 1,000 lose power as rain and wind bring flooding

More than 1,000 properties were left without power during heavy rain and wind which brought flooding and travel disruption. Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire saw the worst of the weather with some homes in Milford Haven under 10ft (3m) of water. A Met Office warning to expect flooding is in force across the two counties until 23:00 GMT. Western Power 88

October 25, 2018 11:19 PM Four million millennials can get new railcard

The new 26-30 railcard will go on sale before the end of the year - and this time it will be available to all four million eligible passengers, the rail industry has announced. During a trial in the spring, only 20,000 people were allowed to buy one. The ticket website crashed because of overwhelming demand from thousands of young people. The launch 105

October 24, 2018 11:00 AM Fire rips through Bromley gas works

A MAJOR fire has broken out at a disused gas works in Bromley sending thick smoke billowing over London, with officials warning that “considerable disruption” is expected. Bromley MPS said: “We have extensive road closures around Homesdale Road #Bromley whilst a fire in the old gas works is brought under control by @BromleyLFB.” Southeastern said on Twitter 62

October 24, 2018 7:04 AM South Western train line DOWN: Passengers told NOT TO TRAVEL in rush hour hell

THE South Western train line is down and Network Rail has warned passengers "not to travel" on the busy service after a "major signalling fault". Lines running between Woking and Surbiton are affected and trains will not be able to run through to London Waterloo. Passengers now face rush hour chaos on the service, already affected by a five-day strike 48

October 17, 2018 4:34 AM Paddington station: Passengers warned of major disruption

Passengers have been warned to expect major disruption this morning at one of London's busiest railway stations. Network Rail said all Great Western Railway (GWR) trains running between Paddington and Slough had been cancelled until at least midday after overhead electric cables were damaged at Ealing on Tuesday night. GWR said damage to the overhead 43