With the 20th of October fast approaching, rumours have begun to surface as to the likely ways in which Transport spending will be affected by the coming budget cuts. Already, some things have become clear. Today, the Government confirmed a number of “Quangos” which they intend to close. The full list can be found here, but from a transport perspective these included such bodies as the Commission for Integrated Transport, Cycling England, the Disabled Persons’ Transport ...
With Airtrack and other schemes focusing attention on the United Kingdom’s largest and busiest airports, it is easier to miss activity at the one of the country’s lesser know airports: Southend Airport in South East Essex. Southend Airport, renamed London Southend in 2008, is in the middle of a massive overhaul in preparation for receiving passengers during the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012. New developments include a brand new terminal building, a 300m runway extension, a new air ...
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