Southern rail ‘worst train service’ finds Which? survey

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BBC News reports that Southern rail has been voted the worst train service in the UK for the third year in a row with only 28% of customers satisfied with the service, according to a survey by Which? Southern received one star out of five for value for money, reliability and punctuality. Govia Thameslink Railway…

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New Stagecoach buses make ‘waves’ along coast

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Richard Gladstone has reported that Stagecoach have unveiled a £2.5m fleet of 12 new buses which operate on the coastal Hastings to Eastbourne route. All buses are equipped with free WIFI, USB charging points and are Euro VI engine compliant.

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US regulators will ‘carefully’ review GM’s request to launch a self-driving car WITHOUT a steering wheel or pedals on public roads in 2019

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Tom Collins has reported that General Motors has asked US regulators to exempt its driverless Cruise AV car from several federal standards that cannot be met with a driverless car, such as a requirement that new cars come equipped with a steering wheel airbag. Regulators stated that the request will be reviewed ‘carefully and responsibly’…

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Price rise for bus tickets blamed on roadworks and queues in Oxford

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Erin Lyons has reported that the bus companies behind Oxford SmartZone, comprised of Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach and Thames Travel, announced prices will rise this month, blaming roadworks and congestion. Fares will increase by an average 3% on adult four, thirteen and fifty-two week passes.

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