Following an examination by the PC Agency, it appears only a handful of countries might be easily accessible to English visitors. The agency discovered that just 25 named are currently viable holiday options.
Passengers arriving from certain destinations will no longer need to self-isolate when arriving in England transport secretary, Grant Shapps, has confirmed. A full list of countries has now been published, including popular destinations Spain, Germany, France and Greece.
The department for transport has recommended a levy of 50 pence per person on all flights to insure against the future collapse of UK-based airlines. The news comes as the government body publishes the final report from the independent airline insolvency review, which was chaired by Peter Bucks.
Towns and cities across the UK are set to benefit from £3 billion worth of investment on improving roads in a boost for motorists, according to new plans for the government. It is hoped the investment will lead to quicker and safer journeys and help to build a stronger economy by linking people with jobs, businesses with customers.
Bargain hunters will find it easier to get to the sales this year under plans to boost Boxing Day rail services, Transport Minister Norman Baker announced.
Residents affected by the first phase of HS2 from London to the West Midlands will be offered a comprehensive package of compensation measures which go significantly beyond statutory requirements, the government has confirmed.
The independent inquiry into the Department for Transport’s handling of the franchise competition to run the West Coast Main Line has submitted an initial findings report to Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin.
The Department for Transport will negotiate with Virgin Rail Group for them to continue providing rail services on the West Coast Main Line for a temporary period.
Passengers in the North West will have more say on how local rail services are run after the service designation of the Bentham Line as a community rail service, Rail Minister Norman Baker announced.
Passengers will benefit from a cut of up to 2% to the planned rises in the cost of nationwide train travel and travel on London buses and tubes following today’s announcement by Prime Minister David Cameron.
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has today announced that the competition to run trains on the West Coast Main Line has been cancelled following the discovery of significant technical flaws in the way the franchise process was conducted.
A new Cycle-Rail Toolkit to aid train operators and make it easier for people to combine cycling with rail travel is being launched by Transport Minister Norman Baker.