TfL boss targets Elizabeth Line Christmas opening

London’s transport commissioner wants the new Elizabeth Line Crossrail service open by Christmas. The Evening Standard reports Andy Byford is “spending his days focused on the twin challenges of getting the long-delayed, over-budget line open slightly ahead of the latest estimate, while encouraging passengers back onto the Tube and buses”. The report adds that official […]

HERE adds more weather data to its marketplace product

HERE Technologies has announced that, the weather technology company, will be making its weather data available via the HERE Marketplace – a hub for global location data exchange and a platform to build location intelligent applications that accelerate data-driven innovation across industries. HERE says that as it continues to rapidly expand the number of […]

First group sells to US businesses for £3.3bn

British bus company FirstGroup plc is selling its American divisions First Student and First Transit to EQT Infrastructure for around £3.3 billion. It says the sale fully recognises the long-term, strategic value of First Student and First Transit, and the money raised will be used in “addressing longstanding liabilities, ensuring the Group has sufficient means […]

Argentinian transport minister dies in road crash

Argentina’s Transport Minister Mario Meoni has died in a traffic accident about 70 miles)west of Buenos Aires. Reuters reports the accident occurred when Meoni was driving alone during a storm to Junin, his home city. “With his death, Argentina loses a thorough, tireless and honest politician and an exemplary official,” President Alberto Fernández said in […]


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