Posts Tagged ‘passengers’

Better journeys for rail customers as new Northern and TransPennine Express franchises confirmed

Comments Off | 12-23-2015

the Northern franchise has been formally signed with Arriva Rail North Ltd and TransPennine Express franchise with First Trans Pennine Express Ltd
the deals will help bring the Northern Powerhouse to life, with 500 brand-new modern carriages, room for 40,000 more passengers, 2,000 extra services a week and a host of improvements

The Department for Transport today

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Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Comments Off | 02-23-2015

The governments of France, Italy, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States strongly condemn all acts of terrorism in Libya. The heinous murder of twenty-one Egyptian citizens in Libya by ISIL-affiliated terrorists once again underscores the urgent need for a political resolution to the conflict in Libya, the continuation of which only benefits

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Transport Secretary sees benefits of Cornwall transport investment

Comments Off | 02-23-2015

The Transport Secretary travelled across Cornwall today (19 February 2015) to see how government investment in the county’s transport system is helping tackle long-standing connectivity challenges.
He flew into Newquay Airport from Gatwick, an air route supported by £2.5 million government funding. More than 17,000 passengers have used the route in the first 2 months of operation

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Regional airports asked to bid for up to £56 million funding for new routes over next 3 years

Comments Off | 01-22-2015

This ‘start up aid’ will be made available from the Regional Air Connectivity Fund, which was announced by the government in June 2013 and is open to airports with fewer than 5 million passengers per year. This fund has already been partly distributed to support strategic routes to London from Newquay and Dundee but is

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