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Company says rebrand to very Anglo-Saxon name is needed because it owns businesses beyond the Channel TunnelEurotunnel is preparing for the post-Brexit era with a corporate rebrand, with the company being renamed Getlink.The French company, which operates the Channel Tunnel, has chosen the admirably Anglo-Saxon name to mark the group's passage into an exciting new era for mobility infrastructures.

Nearly two thirds of Heathrow's 20,000 noise complaints came from 10 people during the third quarter of 2017

Nearly two thirds of the 20,642 noise complaints made to Heathrow Airport over the past three months came from 10 people.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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  • Eurotunnel renamed Getlink in preparation for post-Brexit eraCompany says rebrand to very Anglo-Saxon name is needed because it owns businesses beyond the Channel TunnelEurotunnel is preparing for the post-Brexit era with a corporate rebrand, with the company being renamed Getlink.The French company, which operates the Channel Tunnel, has chosen the admirably Anglo-Saxon name to mark the group's passage into an exciting new era for mobility infrastructures.

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  • Night Overground night service will start in time for ChristmasLondon Overground night services will begin in east London on Friday 15 December 2017, the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced. The 24-hour service will run between New Cross and Dalston Junction, extending to Highbury and Islington sometime next year. The launch follows the success of...
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  • TfL opens bidding for 43 new DLR trainsTransport for London (TfL) has taken a step forward in its search for a manufacturer to provide 43 new trains for Docklands Light Railway (DLR). Plans will see the capacity on the line increase by as much as 30%, with new walk-through trains replacing stock that could be as much as 25 years...
  • Transforming Cities Fund to provide additional £1.7bn in city transport fundingThe government has today announced that it will release £1.7bn of extra transport funding for cities ahead of Wednesday’s Budget. Prime minister Theresa May made the announcement, which includes £250m specifically for the West Midlands region. The Transforming Cities Fund is...

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  • Seven air quality reasons not to expand HeathrowAnyone who keeps up with the Heathrow third runway debate will know the expansion question is still on the table. The public consultation on the Airports National Policy Statement (NPS), which paves the way for a third runway, first opened …
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