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New help for disabled rail travellers on West Coast Main Line

Railway bosses have unveiled a number of new initiatives to make travelling easier for the disabled.

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Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Mixed news for motorists this week as the cost of fuel has remained largely the same this week, with unleaded petrol still at 111.3 pence per litre.

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TRANSPORT: Bletchley road closures announced

TRANSPORT: Bletchley road closures announced

Road closures are being put in place around the Brunel roundabout in Bletchley so that essential works can take place.

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The cars most likely to be written off

Top 10 cars most likely to have been written off revealed

Car history site Mycarcheck.com has released data revealing the 10 cars most likely to have been written off.

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More seats, free wifi and more ticket options in future for rail passengers between Birmingham and London

The Government has set out its plans for the new franchise that will run the Birmingham to London services.

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Airport travel

BA and easyJet passengers could pay £25 charge for flight delay complaints

It could cost airline passengers £25 for making a complaint, following the introduction of new aviation rules.

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Aftermath of the Airlander 10 crash on Cardington Airfield, Bedford. Photo: Glyn Dobbs

£25million Airlander hits telegraph pole on second flight

The world’s largest aircraft was damaged this morning after hitting a telegraph pole during its second test flight.

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CCTV footage shows the gang on the tracks

British Transport Police issue warning after train ‘jumps in the air’

British Transport Police have issued a warning after a gang placed wooden planks across a railway line and watched a train smash into them.

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Country lane closed after Friday collision

Country lane closed after Friday collision

A country road was closed for three-and-a-half hours on Friday following a traffic collision.

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Man dies near Bedfordshire junction in M1 collision

Man dies near Bedfordshire junction in M1 collision

A man has died in a collision on the M1, just after junction 13.

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Lorry fire closes M1 at Luton. Photos: Highways England @HighwaysEAST

VIDEO: Serious lorry fire causes chaos for motorists on M1

A serious lorry fire on the M1 at Luton has completely closed the M1 north with tailbacks stretching miles.

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M1 diversion warning

Diversions close to the M1

Motorists have been warned to expect diversions close to the M1 this week, as Highways Agency staff carry out bridge inspections.

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Call for more action on drink-driving as fatality figures stagnate

Call for more action on drink-driving as fatality figures stagnate

Road safety charities and motoring groups have called on the Government to do more to address drink-driving after the latest figures showed that drink-related fatalities have not fallen since 2010.

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Road Closed

Milton Keynes bridge refurb plans could cause motoring chaos

Hardmead Bridge is to undergo refurbishment, which could mean chaos for motorists throughout August and September.

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Breaking News

Pilot killed after light aircraft crash on Bucks-Northants border

A pilot has been killed in a light aircraft crash at Turweston Aerodrome on the Buckinghamshire-Northamptonshire border, police have confirmed.

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Police release sickening CCTV footage to keep people off railway lines

British Transport Police have released sickening CCTV footage to serve as a warning to young people over trespassing on railway lines.

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DVLA report massive drop in revenue

DVLA reports £93m lost revenue following ditching of tax disks

The RAC has raised concerns over the reduction in revenue to the DVLA following the abolition of paper tax disks last year.

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London Midland

Special train service this weekend for the Bedford River Festival

Extra rail services will operate on the Marston Vale Line this weekend for the Bedford River Festival.

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Rail services withdrawn from today - how will it affect you?

Rail services withdrawn from today - how will it affect you?

Southern Trains have today suspended their weekday services between Milton Keynes Central and Clapham Junction.

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Silverstone

Major traffic warning ahead of British Grand Prix

Motorists using the M1 and the A43 in the East Midlands and the M40 around Oxfordshire, are being advised to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys ahead of this week’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

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