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The opening of London‘s crisis-hit Crossrail is to be delayed indefinitely while an additional £1.7bn may be needed to complete the project, transport bosses have said. The capital’s flagship east-west Elizabeth Line underground rail link had been due to open this month but was pushed back to Autumn 2019 after delays were announced over the summer.
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Rail travellers are anxiously awaiting the introduction of new train timetables, which take effect across Britain on Sunday morning. The rail industry has warned of possible “pockets of disruption” when new schedules take effect.  Timetables are adjusted twice annually, in May and December. The most recent schedule change, on 20 May this year, was unprecedented in
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How do you choose a flight? For me, it is purely a combination of fare and schedule. Those variables generate the airline and the aircraft type. But occasionally there is a choice of different planes – as a reader, Tony M, discovered: “For a 10-hour economy flight on Etihad I have a choice of different
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Travellers for Paris this weekend will encounter a city under siege, with key tourist attractions – including the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre – closed “due to exceptional circumstances” on Saturday. French authorities are deploying 90,000 police and security forces across the country ahead of more anti-government riots and violence this weekend by the gilets
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