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UK's first open access Bio-LNG station opens

Transport minister Norman Baker was on hand to open the UK's first open access Bio-LNG filling station in Daventry, Northamptonshire. Operated by Gasrec, the site will supply trucks with the...
29 May 2013
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E-retailing has doubled in the past 5 years

The number of online-only e-retailers operating in the UK has more than doubled in the past five years, a new study commissioned by the Royal Mail has revealed. Around 15,000 new jobs have been...
29 May 2013
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New hub airport 'would force Heathrow to close'

A think-tank believes that Heathrow would "almost certainly" have to close if a new hub airport was built in the Thames Estuary or at Stansted. The Independent Transport Commission (ITC) has...
29 May 2013
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Sea freight costs continue to decline

The cost of transporting goods from Asia to northern Europe by sea continues to fall sharply, according to Xeneta. Figures provided by the price comparison specialist showed average freight rates...
29 May 2013
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Freight traffic between UK and mainland Europe increases

The number of UK haulage companies making deliveries to mainland Europe increased again in the first quarter of 2013. New statistics published by the Department for Transport (DfT) showed that...
29 May 2013
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Could the HS2 project be in danger?

Plans to build a super-fast rail network in the UK in the next few decades might not be as feasible as it was first thought.  The Major Projects Authority has given the High Speed 2 (HS2) project...
28 May 2013
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Rising air freight costs make British e-retailers more attractive

Internet shopping has really taken off in recent years and many British consumers have been able to purchase goods from abroad for far less money than they would pay in the UK. However, a new...
28 May 2013
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Could higher transport costs damage Scottish mining?

The National Union of Mineworkers has warned that plans to hike the cost of transporting natural resources could destroy Scotland's mining sector. President of the group Nicky Wilson told the...
28 May 2013
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Network Rail continues to prioritise transparency

Network Rail has added more up-to-date data to its website as it continues to strive for greater transparency. The organisation is keen to ensure the public has as much information as possible on...
28 May 2013
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Dubai International continues to gain ground on Heathrow

Dubai International Airport continues to make progress in its quest to overtake London's Heathrow as the busiest airport on the planet. Much has been made about the rise of the United Arab...
28 May 2013
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