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Halkalı to welcome passenger trains

Passenger train service from Halkali Train Station is planned after the engineering works completed this summer. 139 more words

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LHR: 70 Years On

Today we celebrate the 70th anniversary of Heathrow Airport, officially opened for commercial air travel on 31 May 1946. Initially, it was rather prosaically named London Airport, only becoming officially Heathrow sometime later, to many of us simply LHR. 495 more words

History

Are bus fares fair? Not when zero-hours workers pay a huge poverty premium

EVERYONE wants to tackle inequality, don’t they? Our politicians are never done talking about it, whether in vague, aspirational terms or in the language of pilot schemes and action zones. 1,260 more words

Society

Gasan irid iktar

Joe Gasan għandu negozju tal-karozzi, apparti jiġifieri l-iżvilupp ta’ Townsquare f’Tas-Sliema u l-business venture tal-power station tal-gass…………..

It-Times illum tirrapporta li skond Joe Gasan it-taxxa ta’ registrazzjoni tal-karozzi hi għolja wisq, l-għola fl-Ewropa jgħid. 218 more words

Public Transport

Updated. Tram/train - an opportunity for Renfrewshire? 

Since I wrote in March, I played with Graphics software.


Neater than my hand drawings.


Potential extension to a Tram/Train to Glasgow Airport in red. A later phase of a ‘town network’ in grey. 60 more words

The Wheels on the Bus Go…..

The Brave Man* decided that we needed to escape the chills of Winter and he had his heart set on Hawaii. Hawaii was nowhere near the top of my bucket list but as I have been known to go to an envelope opening, who was I to argue? 886 more words

Driving

Oily Bus Windows

EW. Do you ever board public transport and notice the oily surfaces on the inside of the windows? (I bet you have if you often take public transportation) Maybe not so obvious in MRTs – yes there are – but it is very very obvious on buses. 357 more words

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