News - Transport

Posted on: July, 2017
Devon County Council is disappointed to have to confirm that the proposed Bridge Road opening date, for the week commencing Monday 31 July, will not be met. This further inconvenience on one of Exeter’s busiest road is regrettable, but the contractor has a full-time seven days a week presence on site....
Posted on: July, 2017
This summer, between 5 and 28 August inclusive, fewer South West Trains services will run while work starts to extend platforms at London Waterloo. This will allow longer trains with more seats and more space for passengers. Timetables during this time are available now. Please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk to plan your journey...
Posted on: July, 2017
Cycle September is a month-long, fun and free competition to see which workplace can get the most staff riding.   Earn points and climb the leaderboard by logging rides and encouraging others. Whether you're a commuting champ or a casual cruiser - all types of rides will count towards your team's participation!  There will be...
Posted on: July, 2017
Photograph: Flybe Chief Revenue Officer Vincent Hodder welcomes Apple Central Taxis managing Director Steve Screech and drivers to Flybe’s Training Academy    Leading regional airline hosts first ever ‘Flybe Knowledge’ session with leading Exeter taxi company   Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, was deluged by scores of local taxi drivers working for Apple Taxi Central...
Posted on: July, 2017
FirstGroup and MTR have announced that Andy Mellors has been appointed as Managing Director of the new South Western rail franchise, which launches on 20 August. We were honoured to be awarded the South Western rail franchise in March this year on a contract which will run for at least seven...
Posted on: July, 2017
Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 September The next stage of work for the electrification programme will be to test the overhead wires in the Reading area, which will have an impact on all Thames Valley and High Speed Services on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September.    Services between Penzance, Plymouth and London...
Posted on: July, 2017
Exeter City Councillors are being asked to back an increased budget to ensure delivery of a new Exeter Bus Station and state-of-the-art new leisure complex. The developments, funded by Exeter City Council, are seen as crucial to the £115m redevelopment of this key city centre site, in partnership with the Crown...
Posted on: June, 2017
In February 2016 Devon County Council will be starting work to widen Bridge Road to provide two continuous outbound lanes from Countess Wear to the Matford roundabout in order to tackle queuing and reduce journey times for all traffic, while at the same time improving pedestrian and cyclist facilities. The road network on...
Posted on: June, 2017
Potential improvements to the North Devon Link Road will be the subject of further public consultation being launched by Devon County Council today (Friday 9 June).  The County Council is putting forward a scheme option to upgrade the route between South Molton and Bideford, and is giving people the opportunity to...
Posted on: June, 2017
Leading regional airline adds value to customers with opportunity to hold chosen online fare for up to 24 hours Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has launched an improved ‘Price Lock-Down’ fare option which gives customers the opportunity to ‘hold’ their preferred online fare for 24 hours*. It guarantees that the price...