UK Transport

Decision To Delay Consultation Over Third Runways And Boris Island Slammed

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK

The government is expected to publish an aviation policy framework document on Thursday, but an eagerly-awaited consultation on south east England air...

London Stations 'Shuts Down' Amid Overcrowding... 17 Days Before The Olympics Start

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

One of London's busiest tube stations was briefly closed to commuters due to overcrowding on Tuesday morning - less than three weeks before the Olympi...

Oh, Snap! Speed Cameras Increase Despite Cutbacks

PA | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

Motorists are still having to contend with thousands of speed camera sites despite funding cutbacks, it was revealed on Tuesday. There are actually...

Part Of M4 Reopens: But Is This A Preview Of Traffic Chaos Before Olympics?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK

One of London's busiest motorways has been reopened in both directions between junctions 1 and 2, the Highways Agency said. The M4, which is the ma...

Train Overcrowding Worse In UK.. Before The Olympics Even Begin

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK

Overcrowding on rush-hour trains in London and south east England is getting worse, official figures showed on Thursday. Normal passenger capacity ...

Tube Descends Into Chaos Weeks Ahead Of Olympics

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK

A busy tube line descended into chaos on Wednesday morning, causing severe delays in a city that will host the Olympics in under a month. The probl...

Damon Hill: Most People Aren't Safe To Drive Past 55mph

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK

Former world champion racing driver Damon Hill has spoken out against government proposals to increase the motorway speed limit to 80mph, saying they ...

Flooding Causing Chaos Across UK

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK

Flooding has caused widespread travel chaos throughout southern Scotland and the north of England. National Rail Enquiries reported several cancell...

London Bus Drivers Return To Work

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

Bus services in London were getting back to normal on Saturday after a strike by drivers and other workers over an Olympic payment led to widespread d...

How Angry Are You On the Road

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK

Seven in 10 Britons are more angry behind the wheel than at any other time, according to a new survey. Looking into the effects of road rage on Bri...

Bus Drivers Go Ahead With Strike Despite High Court Injunction

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK

London bus workers went ahead with a strike on Friday in a dispute over an Olympic bonus, threatening travel chaos in the capital. The walkout by t...

PICTURED: Two Million Litres Of Water Floods London Tube Tracks

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK

One of London's busiest tube lines has been partially closed after a burst water pipe flooded train tracks with more than two million litres of fluid,...

Travel Chaos? Delays After Manchester Airport Fuel Shortage

PA | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK

A number of flights were delayed on Thursday morning at a busy international airport following problems with fuel supplies. Thirteen flights due to...

Man Charged After Driving Wrong Way Around M25 In Police Chase

PA | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

A man has been charged after a motorist drove the wrong way round the M25 in a police car chase. The driver arrived on Britain's busiest motorway u...

Children Left 'Crying' With Disappointment Due To Lack Of Trains

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

Frustrated Jubilee revellers vented their anger at rail companies for failing to provide enough trains to get spectators into London, leaving children...

Addison Lee Boss 'Could Face Prosecution' Over Cycle Lane Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK

The boss of taxi firm Addison Lee could be prosecuted after he urged his drivers to illegally use bus lanes in London. Chairman John Griffin sent a...

Classics To Be Exempted From MoTs

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

Classic and historic vehicles are to be exempted from the annual MoT test, the Government announced on Monday. From November this year, owners of v...

Olympics 2012: 'Thick Of It' Style Video To Help Commuters

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

"Re-mode, reduce and re-time". That's the catchy phrase used by Transport Secretary Justine Greening to describe how we need to change our commuter be...

Fuel Price Could Rise By 50%, Warns RAC

PA | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK

Motorists could face a 50% rise in fuel duty in future years to cover a £13bn hole in Treasury coffers, according to a report. The gap in public f...

Baldrick's Cunning Plan For The Commute

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Blackadder star Tony Robinson has come up with a cunning plan to make the morning commute more bearable. The actor and presenter has teamed up with...

Motorways 'Not Safe Enough' For 80MPH

PA | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

Motorways are not safe enough to cope with raising the speed limit from 70mph to 80mph, according to a report. The government intends to consult on...

Train Disruptions To Continue As Strike Talks End Without Resolution

PA | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

Talks aimed at resolving a row over pensions which has led to strikes by train drivers ended without agreement on Thursday. Members of the drivers'...

Potters Bar Train Crash 'Will Reoccur' If Cost-Cutting Measures Go Ahead

PA | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Tragedies like the Potters Bar train crash will reoccur if proposed cost-cutting measures are introduced on the railways, unions warned before the 10t...

East Midlands Trains Hit By Strike.. And There's More To Come

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

Rail services will be hit today because of the first of a series of strikes by hundreds of train drivers in a dispute over pensions. Members of the...

Talks To Avoid Tube Strikes End Without Agreement

PA | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

Talks aimed at averting a 72-hour strike by London Underground maintenance workers next week ended without agreement on Thursday night. Leaders of ...