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Psychologists' signs help cut pollution at crossings

Psychologists' signs help cut pollution at crossings

01 April 2021

Carefully worded road signs have helped 'significantly' cut pollution by reducing engine idling at busy railway crossings, a study has found.

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New look rail footbridge

New look rail footbridge

29 March 2021

A station has been spruced up ready for when commuters return to the office.

Reckless cyclists dice with death at crossings

Reckless cyclists dice with death at crossings

26 March 2021

Video has been released showing the moment reckless cyclists make a last-second dash across level crossings forcing trains to slam on their brakes.

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25 years of Eurostar in Kent

25 years of Eurostar in Kent

26 March 2021

We take a look at the cross-continent rail service - and its future in Kent - as it marks a quarter of a century in the county.

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Replacement bridge over M20 now open

Replacement bridge over M20 now open

25 March 2021

A four-year mission to replace a pedestrian bridge over the motorway that was partly demolished by an HGV is complete.

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'No demand or funding' for rail link to Towns

'No demand or funding' for rail link to Towns

24 March 2021

Planners say they can't afford to create a rail link from 10,000-plus new homes to Medway - and studies have shown there's insufficient demand anyway.

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Government pressed to find lorry parks outside Kent

Government pressed to find lorry parks outside Kent

22 March 2021

The government is being urged to find locations for lorry parks outside Kent as part of future plans to manage traffic disruption in the county.

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Town centre bus station's 12-week closure starts

Town centre bus station's 12-week closure starts

22 March 2021

A bus station is closed for a major revamp with services relocated nearby.

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MP to lead debate over controversial congestion charge

MP to lead debate over controversial congestion charge

18 March 2021

An MP will lead a House of Commons debate to highlight proposals for a congestion charge which could see some pay £3.50 just to go to the shops.

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Train lines to be 'more reliable' after three-month repair

Train lines to be 'more reliable' after three-month repair

17 March 2021

A £4.5 million project aimed at reducing faults and delays has been completed, with trains now "more reliable" according to Network Rail.

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Dangerous rail crossing closed

Dangerous rail crossing closed

17 March 2021

A busy rail crossing which has been the scene of several near misses and deaths in recent years has been closed due to safety concerns.

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Drivers warned of closures on the M2 for roadworks

Drivers warned of closures on the M2 for roadworks

12 March 2021

Motorists have been told there is set to be overnight road closures on the M2 for resurfacing work.

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Major engineering works planned over Easter

Major engineering works planned over Easter

11 March 2021

Buses will replace trains over the Easter bank holiday as Network Rail engineers continue to fix problems caused by landslips.

Shock rejection of £30m bypass sparks gridlock fears

Shock rejection of £30m bypass sparks gridlock fears

11 March 2021

Kent's busiest level crossing is set to take the strain of more than 1,000 new homes after councillors sensationally refused plans for a relief road.

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Taxi drivers breathe sigh of relief

Taxi drivers breathe sigh of relief

10 March 2021

Councillors have listened to impassioned pleas from cab drivers and cancelled a proposed rise in licence fees.

Fears new railway station could become 'white elephant'

Fears new railway station could become 'white elephant'

09 March 2021

Plans for a new direct rail link between thousands of proposed homes and existing stations in Medway appear to have hit the buffers.

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Lessons learned from Dover gridlock when border closed

Lessons learned from Dover gridlock when border closed

09 March 2021

Emergency planners say lessons have been learned from major shutdown at Channel ports in December.

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Extended free bus travel ended

Extended free bus travel ended

09 March 2021

An opportunity which allowed free bus travel in Medway before 9am during the coronavirus pandemic has come to an end.

Manston no longer needed says DfT

Manston no longer needed says DfT

08 March 2021

The Department for Transport says it will not be maintaining Manston airport as an emergency lorry park after its six-month contract ends.

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20mph pilot zones 'not necessary'

20mph pilot zones 'not necessary'

04 March 2021

Councillors have pushed back on calls to introduce a 20mph pilot zone in Medway.

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