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New runway could be built in Kent

Representatives from Heathrow Airport are to visit a potential new runway construction site.


Commuter unrest grows

Passengers have given Kent's two train operators the lowest satisfaction ratings in the country, according to a survey.


Cross-Channel operator predicts profitable future

Company behind the link between Kent and France says it is expecting significant growth between now and 2022.

Minibuses costing £2.8m replaced

A fleet of minibuses which cost millions lasted less than 18 months following complaints over a lack of leg room.


Trains chief resigns following rail chaos

A rail company boss has resigned after a host of problems following the introduction of a new timetable.


Train passengers face delays as man walks on tracks

Rail services face delays this afternoon while police search for a "trespasser" seen walking the train tracks.


Record freight figures for cross-Channel route

Le Shuttle saw a big rise in freight and passenger numbers during the month of May.

New plan to avoid freight delays at Dover announced by rival port

Post-Brexit 'gridlock' at Dover docks can be solved by using a rival Kent port, say bosses.


Traffic delays predicted for Kent town from tonight

Road closures for a major regeneration project will begin tonight.


Channel Tunnel operator slashes carbon footprint with cooling system

Introduction of new cooling system has dramatically reduced the amount of energy consumed by the link under the Channel.

Record fuel price hikes slammed by campaign group

Motoring group RAC says petrol and diesel prices rocketed during May - but hope of a dip may be on the horizon.


Airport expansion hit with delays

Hopes that an airport runway expansion would start this summer have been dashed.

Government dismisses claims Port of Dover could collapse on 'day one' of Brexit

The Port of Dover could 'collapse' under a Brexit analysis nicknamed 'Armageddon' by civil servants.


Sea container service between Kent and Belgium launched

Latest regular service from busy Kent port launches.

New high-speed plan revealed

Train passengers in Kent could benefit from a 20-minute service to Hastings within four years.


Government U-turn on motorway junction revamp

Highways England has bowed to public pressure and come up with a revised plan for one of Kent's busiest motorway junctions.


Kent transport company crashes with £2m debts

More than 30 drivers have lost their jobs after one of Kent's fastest-growing haulage companies ceased trading.


Ministers' plan to solve Operation Stack misery

Traffic will be able to travel both ways on the same carriageway under plans to tackle delays caused by Operation Stack unveiled by the government.


Lords report warns of port disruption after Brexit

A report by peers says ports will not cope if there is no agreement over customs checks once the UK leaves the EU, raising traffic concerns for Kent.


Plans submitted to transform former airport

A planning application has been submitted to transform a former airport with 3,700 new homes and commercial space set to create 11,000 jobs.

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