Press Releases

No services between Birmingham and Lichfield

Jul 04, 2015 05:47 BST London Midland London Midland is unable to operate train services this morning on its Cross City North route between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley, due to a fault with the overhead electric line. Network Rail engineers found the damage when patrolling the route overnight. Work to repair the line is expected to delay the start of services until midday ( Saturday 4 July).

Heavy machinery on site at Elgin's Edgar Road extension

Jul 03, 2015 14:47 BST Moray Council Heavy plant and machinery have been on site of the new Edgar Road extension in Elgin. The extension will form the access road to the proposed new Elgin High School. The road works will take approximately 13 weeks and create the new access for both Greenwards Primary and the new secondary school.

400 Million Customer Journeys and Counting

Jul 03, 2015 10:35 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains says thank you as a surge in demand for rail travel see it exceed 400 million customer journeys on its West Coast Main Line route

Diesel wholesale cheaper than petrol throughout June, yet pump price gap still remains

Jul 03, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Despite the wholesale price of diesel being cheaper than petrol for all of June motorists are still paying 3p a litre more at the pumps. The RAC’s Fuel Watch report for June shows the price of diesel has become the ‘elephant in the room’ with wholesale prices 1p to 3p a litre lower than petrol yet the average price of a litre of diesel is 120p, compared to 117p for petrol.

​Avinor implements new ATM-system to handle increasing en-route traffic in the North Atlantic

Jul 02, 2015 12:51 BST Avinor Air traffic is steadily increasing in the North Atlantic, where Avinor Air Navigation Services is responsible for the air traffic management. Now, a new ATM-system has been implemented to provide airlines the best possible service.

Port of Gothenburg offers natural gas bunkering

Jul 02, 2015 09:42 BST Port of Gothenburg A growing number of ships worldwide run on liquefied natural gas, LNG. Now they can bunker this cleaner fuel alternative at the Port of Gothenburg. New regulations for LNG bunkering have been introduced by the Gothenburg Port Authority in collaboration with the Port of Rotterdam.

Train services suspended between Birmingham and Lichfield

Jul 01, 2015 17:43 BST London Midland London Midland is unable to operate train services this evening on its Cross City North route between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley, due to a fault with the overhead electric line. Train services between Birmingham New Street and Walsall are also affected, with a diversion in place which means trains cannot call at stations between Birmingham New Steeet and Perry Barr.

Secure firewall for OPC Applications

Jul 01, 2015 13:46 BST Phoenix Contact UK ​The industrial mGuard security products from Phoenix Contact can be upgraded by license from firmware 8.1 onwards to include the OPC inspector function.

Nick Barton, CEO of LLA, comments on the publication of the Airports Commission report:

Jul 01, 2015 13:22 BST London Luton Airport “There can be no doubt that the nearly-350 page report is fully comprehensive and has examined all sides of the debate. We welcome its publication; now the politicians must deliver.

Lesjöfors Latvia shared success story at international conference

Jul 01, 2015 08:28 BST Lesjöfors AB Lesjöfors in Latvia was invited as speaker on Transbaltica 2015 in Liepaja. Girts Ancevskis got the opportunity to tell the audience the story behind the company´s business success in the Baltics.