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Cut fares for train passengers on 'buses on wheels', say city leaders

Manchester mayor Andy Burnham demands cheaper fares for northern train passengers having to travel on ‘outdated’ 1980s ‘buses on wheels’ Northern Rail’s trains made from old Leyland buses will continue into 2020 They were only intended as a short-term solution to a shortage of rolling stock The ‘Pacer’ trains built in the 1980s still have […]

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Theresa May plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero

Theresa May will pledge to push ahead with plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 despite warnings about the huge costs – and her impending departure from Downing Street The UK will become the first major economy to put the ‘crucial’ target into law  Chancellor Philip Hammond raised concerns that it […]