News - Transport

Posted on: February, 2018
Plans to create a new leisure centre and bus station in the city centre have taken a step forward.   Councillors last night (30 January) backed a recommendation which would see the current bus station continue to operate as normal until May.   Proposals to extend the length of time Exeter Bus Station can...
Posted on: January, 2018
Trains from Exeter St Davids to London Waterloo will continue to stop at Clapham Junction.   South Western Railways announced last year that they were consulting about the removal of the stop at Clapham Junction for some weekday services on the line.   The proposed changes included a new early morning commuter train and...
Posted on: January, 2018
Contracts have been signed for work to start on a new train maintenance depot at Exeter, part of a wider programme of improvements to increase rail capacity in the South West, including new and refreshed trains and station improvements. In partnership with Network Rail and the Department for Transport, train operator...
Posted on: January, 2018
Beginning on 22nd January, Devon County Council will be undertaking lining, maintenance and defect correction works at Sandygate Roundabout (including the motorway services roundabout), this is an urgent road booking to resolve these outstanding issues.   In order to carry out the work in the most efficient way possible we will be...
Posted on: January, 2018
Up to 20% off selected flights          Includes many operated by Flybe’s franchise partners Blue Islands and Stobart Air          Limited for booking 4th January – 10th January 2018          Effective for travel 30th January - 11th July 2018   Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today launched its January Sale with up to 20%...
Posted on: December, 2017
  The Exeter Airport Aviation Development team aims to secure new air services and further develop existing services to key city destinations. As part of the discussion process with potential air carriers, data about businesses travel and  ‘real world’ demand is invaluable. We would therefore appreciate your participation in a short survey which...
Posted on: December, 2017
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has again been recognised as the most punctual UK-based airline in the latest report on ‘Best and Worst Airlines’ issued by leading consumer watchdog Which? (Jan 2018).  The carrier once again tops for on time performance all other UK-based airlines including British Airways, easyJet, Jet2...
Posted on: December, 2017
  HappyOrNot (www.happy-or-not.com), the company responsible for creating the globally-recognisable ‘Smiley’ feedback system, has just published its inaugural Airport Report based on 158 million data-points from HappyOrNot smiley terminals in 160 airports across 36 countries. It shows that passengers travelling through Exeter Airport are the happiest in the world, with a score...
Posted on: December, 2017
    Exeter based, Co-cars Ltd, which offers car hire by the hour from just £4ph all booked via a smartphone, was the winner of the 2017 ‘Best Contribution to Resource Efficiency’ award at the Cornwall Sustainability Awards Ceremony in Newquay on 1st December.   Co-cars uses low emission, hybrid and electric cars WHICH...
Posted on: December, 2017
Lightfoot, the world’s first connected car technology and platform for rewarding better drivers, is adding a further 100 drivers to the next phase of their Exeter pilot. The chosen individuals were selected to be given Lightfoot devices worth £100 each as part of a local beta recruitment programme that ran...