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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Monarch flight aborted at Birmingham Airport after suspected engine fault.

Monarch Airlines flight to Malaga was aborted, at around 7AM this morning (16/03), following reports of a suspected engine fault on the runway at Birmingham Airport. Anup Sodha, who was onboard the plane,...

Race-goers heading to the Cheltenham Festival urged to plan their journeys from New Street...

Race-goers heading to the Cheltenham Festival can avoid long faces by planning their journey and allowing plenty of time to catch their trains from New Street Station. The annual meet draws huge crowds,...

Typhoon aircraft deployed to intercept a civilian aircraft and escort it to Birmingham Airport.

The Royal Airforce has confirmed that a Typhoon aircraft from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire intercepted a civilian aircraft that had lost communications over the North Sea this morning (07/03). The aircraft, a...

National Express West Midlands bus passengers can now get their show on the road...

The Birmingham-based bus company has launched the UK’s first on-bus infotainment system, offering blockbuster films, TV, news and magazines online completely free of charge. The National Express VUER (View, Unwind, Enjoy, Relax)...

Nearly two months of travel disruption is coming for M6 commuters

Motorists using the M6 in the West Midlands are set to experience delays for the next seven weeks or so after Highways England kicked off delayed roadworks. The works, which were supposed...

Harborne Lane to reopen after a large water main burst last November.  

Severn Trent Water will be reopening Harborne Lane in Selly Oak on Sunday (05/03) after a large water main burst last November. Paul Baldwyn, Severn Trent’s area operations manager, explains what’s happening:...

No services will run in or out of Liverpool Lime Street ‘for several days’...

Network Rail is reminding passengers that no services will run in or out of Liverpool Lime Street after a wall collapsed between Lime Street and Edge Hill. The wall collapsed, at around...

Disruption to London Midland services caused by Storm Doris

London Midland are advising customers to check your journey before you travel. This advice is applicable across the whole network. Your ticket dated yesterday will be accepted on services today, Friday...

Birmingham named the fourth most traffic congested city in the United Kingdom

Drivers are spending an average of 34 hours a year stuck in jams during peak periods in Birmingham, according to traffic information company Inrix. Researchers calculated that the direct and indirect costs...

Major roadworks to start on Solihull roundabout.

Roadworks on the Blossomfield Road / Streetsbrook Road roundabout in Solihull will begin on Monday 20th February. The works are to improve traffic flow and will involve creating a third lane on...

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