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Transport & traffic roundup

Published: 20 May 2019
By Chris Haycock



Today''s Major Traffic Incidents

A14 Eastbound - A14 eastbound between J38 and J39 | Eastbound | Accident Location : The A14 eastbound between junctions J38 Newmarket East and J39 Kentford. Reason : Road traffic collision. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 05:30 and 05:45 on 20 May 2019. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 05:30 and 05:45 on 20 May 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 1.86 miles NE of Newmarket.

General

MoD must award Clyde contract Brown calls for urgent clarity on Type 26 Combat Ships. (Transport Scotland)

ITC releases major new report on passenger rail demand factors The ITC is delighted to release a major new report exploring wider factors affecting the long-term growth in passenger rail travel since 1995. Cambridge-based researchers Ian Williams and Dr Kaveh Jahanshahi explored the impact of changes in employment structure and residential location on the propensity to travel by rail. The report can be downloaded by […] (Transport Wales)

ITC debates the future for rail demand The ITC and Arup co-hosted a Winter Discussion Evening in February exploring new research into the drivers of rail passenger demand. Responses were given by experts Neil Micklethwaite and Professor Tony Travers, and a lively discussion was chaired by Professor Peter Jones OBE. To read a summary report of the evening please click here. (Transport Wales)

GoSafe Wales Partnership Manager, Teresa Ciano, becomes PACTS director and trustee Teresa Ciano, Partnership Manager of the Wales Road Casualty Reduction Partnership, GoSafe, has been appointed as a director and trustee on the PACTS Board. Teresa Ciano said, “I am honoured and pleased to be joining the PACTS Board.  Since I started working in Road Safety in 2005, I’ve followed their work closely in promoting transport safety for public benefit and their skill in offering research based solutions.  I will be focused on […] (Transport Wales)

Transport Minister seeks urgent reassurance on Inverness-Gatwick link Urgent discussions sought (Transport Scotland)

Airports

Grab takeaway service launched at Aberdeen International Airport Aberdeen International Airport passengers can now pre-order food from airport bars and restaurants to takeaway ahead of their flights. (Aberdeen Airport)

Call point upgrade £425,000 invested in technology advances for PRM call points. (Edinburgh Airport)

New Rhodes service operated by TUI Airways takes off from Aberdeen International Airport North-east sun seekers can now fly to the Greek islands as a new weekly service to Rhodes has taken off for the first time today. (Aberdeen Airport)

Aberdeen International Airport shortlisted as one of Europes best in Airports Council International (ACI) annual awards Aberdeen International Airport has been recognised as a finalist in a coveted aviation awards programme, celebrating Europe’s top airports. (Aberdeen Airport)

All around the watchtower Helter skelter to be installed on iconic control tower. (Edinburgh Airport)


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