News - Transport

Posted on: March, 2019
Proposals to widen a road near Exeter Airport have been approved by Devon County Council in order to unlock new employment land. The Council’s Cabinet supported the scheme to improve 1.25km of Long Lane to enable the development of the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone employment area known as “AirPark”. The...
Posted on: March, 2019
As part of Stagecoach South West`s commitment to our customer and stakeholder engagement including Devon County Council and other local authorities, we have produced a consultative document with the main aim of offering stakeholders and members of the public alike, an opportunity to actively participate in the bus route planning...
Posted on: March, 2019
Scheme will mean people are compensated fairly and quickly.     improved compensation for delays and cancellations set to launch in spring, benefitting passengers with single, return and weekly tickets monthly and longer season ticket holders to remain on current compensation scheme for time being Great Western Railway (GWR) passengers will soon be able to...
Posted on: March, 2019
  On 19 May 2019, South Western Railway will be introducing changes to its timetable, adding over 300 train services per week across the network. Many of these service enhancements are based on consultations that were undertaken with stakeholders. We are very pleased to see these improvements come to fruition and look...
Posted on: March, 2019
Exeter Chamber held a meeting on Wednesday 6th March for members to be briefed on Devon County Council's draft Exeter Transport Strategy. Chamber will consider members' feedback at the board meeting next week before forming a response. Members can view the document here and send comment to: lisa@exeterchamber.co.uk.  For more information, please visit: https://www.devon.gov.uk/haveyoursay/consultations/the-exeter-transport-strategy/ 
Posted on: February, 2019
Monday, 18 February, Whiteball and Marley Tunnels in Devon will start undergoing important maintenance upgrades. This will mean fewer trains to London on the West of England line. Journey times will also be extended by up to an hour with diversions in place between Castle Cary and Exeter St Davids. Rail...
Posted on: February, 2019
Train operator Great Western Railway is reminding passengers of upcoming engineering works which will affect journeys through the South West. From Monday 18 February until Friday 8 March the route from Taunton to Exeter St Davids will be closed to rail traffic as Network Rail carries out maintenance work at Whiteball...
Posted on: February, 2019
UK Remediation is delighted to be supporting Kier Construction in the delivery of the major redevelopment of Exeter City Centre. A new bus station and leisure centre complex will be built as part of a £300m regeneration plan for the city. UK Remediation’s environmental work on site has already begun and...
Posted on: January, 2019
Devon County Council has launched a public consultation on its draft Exeter Transport Strategy. The strategy is being updated to reflect current travel trends and the needs of communities. It will aim to provide a sustainable transport system which supports continued growth in the city but also enhances the environment for...
Posted on: January, 2019
Train operator Great Western Railway is warning passengers of a series of upcoming engineering works which will affect journeys through the South West. From Monday 18 February until Friday 8 March the route from Taunton to Exeter St Davids will be closed to rail traffic as Network Rail carries out maintenance...