Heathrow staff will offer £80 pre-flight coronavirus tests

Heathrow launches £80 twenty-minute airport COVID test amid hopes it will reopen air travel and quarantine will be cut to one week by Christmas Heathrow Airport is to offer passengers £80 pre-departure coronavirus tests  Transport Secretary: Rapid daily tests could lead to end of quarantine altogether The UK’s post-travel quarantine time could be halved to … Read more Heathrow staff will offer £80 pre-flight coronavirus tests

Heathrow staff will offer £80 pre-flight coronavirus tests

Heathrow launches £80 twenty-minute airport COVID test amid hopes it will reopen air travel and quarantine will be cut to one week by Christmas Heathrow Airport is to offer passengers £80 pre-departure coronavirus tests  Transport Secretary: Rapid daily tests could lead to end of quarantine altogether The UK’s post-travel quarantine time could be halved to … Read more Heathrow staff will offer £80 pre-flight coronavirus tests

Grant Shapps admits too many new cycle lanes are ‘unused’

Grant Shapps has hit out at ‘unused’ cycle lanes clogging up traffic – blaming some town halls for misusing special funds for ‘green’ transport. The Transport Secretary declared he was ‘not prepared to tolerate’ badly designed road closures that led to traffic being ‘backed up’.  He also vented his fury at new cycle lanes that … Read more Grant Shapps admits too many new cycle lanes are ‘unused’

Grant Shapps admits too many new cycle lanes are ‘unused’

Grant Shapps has hit out at ‘unused’ cycle lanes clogging up traffic – blaming some town halls for misusing special funds for ‘green’ transport. The Transport Secretary declared he was ‘not prepared to tolerate’ badly designed road closures that led to traffic being ‘backed up’.  He also vented his fury at new cycle lanes that … Read more Grant Shapps admits too many new cycle lanes are ‘unused’

Coronavirus UK: Seven-day quarantine travel quarantine plan unveiled

Quarantine for people returning to the UK will be slashed to seven days under a radical overhaul of the Government’s coronavirus travel ban. Grant Shapps told the virtual ABTA travel industry conference today that travellers will self-isolate at home and take a Covid test a week after landing. The Transport Secretary ruled out testing on … Read more Coronavirus UK: Seven-day quarantine travel quarantine plan unveiled

Holidays to FIVE Greek islands including Santorini and Zakynthos are BACK ON

Holidays to five Greek islands are back on after Transport Secretary Grant Shapps unveiled the latest changes to the Government’s travel quarantine ‘red list’.  Mr Shapps said travel from Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Santorini and Zakynthos will no longer require self-isolation upon arrival back in England from this weekend.  He also revealed that no countries are … Read more Holidays to FIVE Greek islands including Santorini and Zakynthos are BACK ON

Poland and Turkey added to travel quarantine ‘red list’

Thomas Cook has stopped selling holidays to Turkey and Poland after they were added to the UK Government’s quarantine red list and tourists began a scramble to get home by 4am on Saturday or face two weeks in self-isolation.   As of 4am on Saturday anyone returning from Turkey or Poland, as well as the Caribbean … Read more Poland and Turkey added to travel quarantine ‘red list’

Poland and Turkey added to travel quarantine ‘red list’

Holidays to Italy and Greece are SAVED as Grant Shapps fails to add them to the Government’s travel quarantine ‘red list’ despite increase in cases – but travellers from Turkey and Poland must now self-isolate for 14-days Grant Shapps announced that Poland and Turkey are being added to ‘red list’  Travellers returning to England from … Read more Poland and Turkey added to travel quarantine ‘red list’

Hydrogen-powered train will run on mainline for the first time TODAY

That’s a rail success! Hydrogen-powered train will run on mainline for the first time TODAY as part of plan to cut diesel use Grant Shapps hopes hydrogen trains will start taking paying passengers in 2023 The trains do not emit harmful gases and instead rely on hydrogen and oxygen  Thousands of trains run on diesel … Read more Hydrogen-powered train will run on mainline for the first time TODAY

Hydrogen-powered train will run on mainline for the first time TODAY

That’s a rail success! Hydrogen-powered train will run on mainline for the first time TODAY as part of plan to cut diesel use Grant Shapps hopes hydrogen trains will start taking paying passengers in 2023 The trains do not emit harmful gases and instead rely on hydrogen and oxygen  Thousands of trains run on diesel … Read more Hydrogen-powered train will run on mainline for the first time TODAY