Transport

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Woman left ‘convulsing’ after falling on to live rails at London tube station
TfL understood to initially view fall at Tottenham Court Road as ‘medical incident’ as witnesses claim platform was overcrowded

Tom Ambrose

04, Dec, 2021 @4:51 PM

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New UK rail travel platform promises to plant a tree for every booking
The company – which offers the same fares as other rail sites – aims to match the government’s target of planting 90-120 million trees a year

Gemma Bowes

03, Dec, 2021 @11:28 AM

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Ministers postponed announcement of fares increase after backlash to rail plan
Exclusive: news of 3.8% rise delayed over reaction to downgraded rail investment in the north, leak shows

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

01, Dec, 2021 @8:49 PM

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Concerns over masks enforcement on public transport in England
Return of mandatory face coverings broadly welcomed, but with calls for measure to be properly policed

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @1:10 PM

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Tube strike to disrupt return of night services
Second walkout on London Underground in two days amid dispute over night-time drivers’ rota

Harry Taylor

27, Nov, 2021 @1:43 PM

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A new golden age of British rail depends on total electrification | Letters
Letters: Charles EL Gilman urges the government to resume and complete electrification schemes, Jim Grozier fondly remembers on-board sightseeing booklets, while Victoria Owens recalls an ecclesiastical jewel seen from a train

Letters

26, Nov, 2021 @5:48 PM

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‘We are sick of double speak’: French government intensifies attack on Johnson over Channel tragedy – as it happened
Macron slams Boris Johnson for trying to negotiate with him via Twitter as it cancels talks with UK officials over Channel crossings

Andrew Sparrow

26, Nov, 2021 @5:31 PM

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Owner calls off sale of UK ports operator amid legal row with PM ally
Decision to abandon sale of PD Ports a blow to Tory mayor Ben Houchen’s Teesside regeneration plans

Julia Kollewe

26, Nov, 2021 @4:57 PM

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What do we know about the new ‘worst ever’ Covid variant?
UK places South Africa on red travel list over B.1.1.529 variant picked up by scientists in country

Andrew Gregory, Tom Ambrose and Haroon Siddique

26, Nov, 2021 @1:56 PM

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Covid: which countries are on England’s travel red list?
A handful of countries have been added to the red list – but do the rules match case and vaccine data?

Pablo Gutiérrez and Ashley Kirk

26, Nov, 2021 @11:59 AM

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Boris Johnson’s plan for Irish Sea bridge rejected over £335bn cost
Project or alternative of a £209bn tunnel would be vastly expensive and fraught with complexities, study says

Peter Walker Political correspondent

26, Nov, 2021 @11:48 AM

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South Africa to be put on England’s travel red list over new Covid variant
Flights from six countries will be banned as officials review travel measures after scientists voice concern over variant

Hannah Devlin, Ian Sample and Jessica Elgot

25, Nov, 2021 @9:22 PM

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