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  • Letter: Electric cars may be the future but are not cheap
    on February 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Other News Sources - FROM my early days of motoring Ive seen a lot of changes when it comes to driving.

  • Dubai's port operator DP World to return to private hands
    on February 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Financial Times - Premium offered for shares as group seeks to pay back debt owed by its parent company

  • Alstom takeover of Bombardier is agreed
    on February 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Railnews - Canadian train builder Bombardier is to be taken over by Alstom of France. Bombardier has a number of rail-related sites in Britain, including its Derby train factory where 2,000 people are employed. Bombardier also has several maintenance depots which it operates on behalf of train operators.

  • Revealed: every UK airport has plans to expand
    on February 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Other News Sources - In spite of the fact that the UK has the third-highest CO2-emitting aviation sector in the world, after China and the United States, our taste for air travel shows no signs of slowing down. According to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), there have only been five years since 1950 where total passenger numbers travelling through UK airports didnt increase and figures are projected to escalate throughout the 2020s.

  • Moveable barrier to keep Kents road network moving
    on February 18, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport - A concrete barrier that can be set up within hours to keep Kents roads moving at times of cross-channel disruption will be available and on standby from later this year, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced. Once a specialist vehicle is in place, Highways England will be able to deploy the moveable barrier on the M20 swiftly and safely to ensure minimal disruption to motorists. This will be a marked improvement in comparison to Operation Brock which required a month of overnight closures to deploy the metal barrier required for the contraflow system previously used. The techn...

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