Groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of £22.68m Aurs Road transformation

Construction work to transform Aurs Road between Barrhead and Newton Mearns is underway with the road now closed for 12 months until December 2024. The milestone was marked by a groundbreaking ceremony last week by East Renfrewshire Council Leader Owen O’Donnell and Environment Director Caitriona McAuley met with civil engineering experts GRAHAM who have been […]

Launch of all-electric bus fleet to service Oxford passengers

A partnership between Oxfordshire County Council and bus operators has launched what will be one of the biggest UK fleets of electric buses outside London. The £82.5 million project will deliver 159 new battery buses on to the roads of Oxford – the first of which have already gone into service. It has also funded […]

TfL and London boroughs join forces to keep London moving during severe winter weather

As the cold snap in London continues, Transport for London (TfL) and London Councils are ready to deal with the severe weather to keep London moving. TfL and London Councils have developed co-ordinated plans alongside emergency services to keep the transport system and its network of road, rail and river routes open. This includes roads […]

£1bn worth of transport plans for Teesside, Hartlepool and Darlington

Plans for transport projects across Teesside, Darlington and Hartlepool have been revealed following £1bn worth of funding from HS2 being scrapped. The money has been earmarked to improve road, rail and bus travel across the Tees Valley. On Monday 15 January, Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen, announced plans to bring in 15 electric trackless trams to serve Middlesbrough, Redcar, Stockton, Hartlepool, and […]

Novuna tasked with delivering hydrogen hub for HGVs

One of the UK’s largest fleet leasing providers and advocate for zero-emission vehicles, Novuna Vehicle Solutions, has been awarded funding of more than £2.1 million as part of the Tees Valley Hydrogen Vehicle Ecosystem (HYVE) Consortium, which will showcase the first large-scale deployment of fuel cell electric HGVs in the UK. The £7 million project, […]

Essex Police target middle lane hoggers

Essex Police’s roads unit has pulled over people driving in the middle lane of motorways when there is nothing in the inside lane, sending them on educational courses. The force has tweeted that for those who reacted to a headlight flash reminder and moved over it was left at that, “however some then moved straight […]

Gather Unveiled: Raildiary’s evolution to deliver market leading site data capture and analysis in every sector

Raildiary, the technology company which has revolutionised data capture toboost productivity for businesses connected to the rail industry, has taken an ambitiousstep into other business sectors. With a rebrand under the name Gather, it is establishing itself as the software providerof choice for capturing essential data across a wide spectrum of infrastructure projects,including rail, highways, […]

Truvelo awarded UK SafeContractor accreditation

Road safety systems company Truvelo UK has received re-accreditation of its SafeContractor status. This follows an external audit of all aspects of the company’s operations. “SafeContractor has become a must-have for organisations that operate in the environments that we do,” says Paul Barnett, Installations Manager. “Being a part of it means several things. It means […]

First Bus partners on suicide prevention

New research has found people at risk of suicide are increasingly using buses to travel to the place they plan to take their lives to avoid being detected by emergency services. This study coincides with Bristol-based Suicide Prevention UK teaming up with bus company with First West of England in what is thought to be […]

Staffordshire County Council brings forward road repairs

Staffordshire County Council is bringing forward its defect repairs to keep the county moving. Highways crews will be out throughout the winter ensuring the county’s worst potholes are made safe, before performing a longer-lasting repair. The recent rainfall and freezing temperatures has seen more defects appear across the county so crews will be pulling out […]


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