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Network Rail cancels all trains in Wales on Friday as Storm Eunice to bring ‘gusts reaching 100 mph’

Network Rail have announced that all their train services will be cancelled on Friday as Storm Eunice will bring “gusts reaching 100 mph.” A Network Rail spokeswoman told Sky News… The post Network Rail cancels all trains in Wales on Friday as Storm Eunice to bring ‘gusts reaching 100 mph’ appeared first on London Business…

RMT strike action threatens Night Tube services until June

Tube customers are advised that the RMT’s planned strike action could cause severe disruption on Central and Victoria line Night Tube services on weekend evenings until 19 June. Both the… The post RMT strike action threatens Night Tube services until June appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

French government bans Brits who live in the EU to drive through France as they’re ‘considered third country citizens’

The Channel Tunnel train operator has announced that Brits who live in the EU are now banned from driving through France to their homes in other European countries. Eurotunnel Le… The post French government bans Brits who live in the EU to drive through France as they’re ‘considered third country citizens’ appeared first on London…

The majority of UK exporters see international demand rise in 2021

Brexit has driven UK businesses to expand into international markets outside of the European Union (EU), with Brand UK aiding their growth, according to new research from One World Express.… The post The majority of UK exporters see international demand rise in 2021 appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Tube staff will be met with ‘angry passengers who refuse to comply’ with wearing face masks despite being mandatory

The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) has warned that their front line staff could be left to deal with angry passengers who refuse to wear face masks once it… The post Tube staff will be met with ‘angry passengers who refuse to comply’ with wearing face masks despite being mandatory appeared first on London…

The fizz could be taken out of Christmas as HGV driver shortages and delays at ports is hitting alcohol stocks

A group of 48 wine and spirits companies have warned the government that due to HGV driver shortages some alcoholic beverages could be missing during the festive period. Transport Secretary… The post The fizz could be taken out of Christmas as HGV driver shortages and delays at ports is hitting alcohol stocks appeared first on…

Cancelling HS2 to the North will affect the ‘economy’ and ‘a wide range of job opportunities’

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has responded to the government’s Integrated Rail Plan. The plan confirmed vital and significant new routes such as the eastern leg of HS2 to Leeds… The post Cancelling HS2 to the North will affect the ‘economy’ and ‘a wide range of job opportunities’ appeared first on London Business News |…

Government accused of ‘betrayal of promises’ over HS2 as the North has been ‘completely sold out’

The government has been accused of “betrayal” over the revised HS2 plan in the northern England and the Midlands. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the £96bn Integrated Rail Plan (IRP)… The post Government accused of ‘betrayal of promises’ over HS2 as the North has been ‘completely sold out’ appeared first on London Business News |…

‘He’s completely sold us out’ – Commons anger over scrapped HS2 plans

Grant Shapps faced discontent in the Commons over the government’s plans to scrap the eastern leg of HS2 between Leeds and the East Midlands. Announcing £96 billion of new funding, the transport secretary said: “The HS2 track would not have reached the East Midlands and the North until the early 2040s.” Clearly, a rethink was…

Shapps says scrapping eastern HS2 leg will help North ‘rival London & South East’

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has officially confirmed that the eastern leg of HS2 planned between Leeds and the East Midlands, will be scrapped. He said the original plans “clearly needed a rethink”, having initially forecasted to have reached the East Midlands and North by the 2040s, and would not have served the East Midlands’ main…

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