The construction of a new transport interchange at Flitwick train station is set to start in August 2021, after being approved by Central Bedfordshire Council’s Executive.
The Council said the new interchange will redevelop the train station, as well as the surrounding area, and feature several improvements, but it won’t be including step-free access to the platforms.Read More
Representatives from parish councils in north Bedford met the Rail Minister a few weeks ago to put...Read More
The East West Railway Company (EWR Co) is encouraging people from towns and villages between Oxford, Bedford, Milton Keynes and Cambridge to take part in the next phase of public consultation.
It said the comments and ideas received will feed into the design, construction and operation of this rail scheme. Adding that it could provide people from communities across the area with new connections to family, friends, jobs, education and leisure activitiesRead More
Hundreds of Community Rail volunteers poised to play a key role in Midlands and East of England’s recovery
Members of a grassroots rail movement – including the Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership – have continued to strive for communities in the Midlands and East of England towards a greener transport future, despite the pandemic.
Figures from Community Rail Network’s Community Rail in the Midlands and East briefing, sponsored by Rail Delivery Group, highlight that more than 8,000 volunteers give 37,000 hours annually to improve social inclusion and wellbeing, promote sustainable and healthy travel, and support economic development and tourism in their local area, valued at £3.1 million.Read More
If you break down – go left! That’s the message from Highways England’s biggest ever campaign to help drivers feel safer on the country’s motorways.
In a multi-million pound public information drive the company is giving motorists clear advice about what to do in an emergency.Read More
Ahead of schools and colleges returning to face-to-face learning from Monday 8 March 2021, Govia Thameslink Railway is sharing advice and reassurance to pupils and students who plan to travel by train.
On 22 February, the train company introduced a reduced timetable to match the fewer number of passengers travelling due to lockdown.Read More
The Highway Code is to be updated to give motorists a better understanding of what to do on motorways and high-speed roads and how they operate.
Developing The Highway Code to include extra information about smart motorways is part of the Department for Transport’s 18-point action plan to improve safety on England’s roadsRead More
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