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Government gives Herts and Essex councils £81.4m to fix potholes

Government gives Herts and Essex councils £81.4m to fix potholes

Government gives Herts and Essex councils £81.4m to fix potholes

15 May 2020

£1.7 billion has been allocated by the Government to repair roads and fill 11 million potholes across the country.


Call for temperature checks for all bus drivers after 27 die in London

Call for temperature checks for all bus drivers after 27 die in London

Call for temperature checks for all bus drivers after 27 die in London

30 April 2020

The Unite union is also pressing Transport Secretary Grant Shapps to extend the £60,000 NHS life assurance payment to the families of bus workers.


National Express to suspend coaches including Stansted Airport service

National Express to suspend coaches including Stansted Airport service

National Express to suspend coaches including Stansted Airport service

03 April 2020

The move is part of a nationwide shutdown by the coach operator from 11.59pm on Sunday (April 5).


Government gets on board to keep buses for key workers running

Government gets on board to keep buses for key workers running

Government gets on board to keep buses for key workers running

03 April 2020

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps pledges funding of up to £167m will be paid over 12 weeks under the new Covid-19 Bus Services Support Grant.


Network Rail in call to former signal staff to keep trains on track

Network Rail in call to former signal staff to keep trains on track

Network Rail in call to former signal staff to keep trains on track

31 March 2020

The organisation says it is important to prepare, and former staff can provide cover if some members of the current workforce need to self-isolate.


Government imposes emergency measures to protect trains for key workers

Government imposes emergency measures to protect trains for key workers

Government imposes emergency measures to protect trains for key workers

23 March 2020

The government is taking emergency measures to sustain essential rail services as operators’ ticket revenues tumble.


Hourly trains from Stortford as coronavirus hits rail network

Hourly trains from Stortford as coronavirus hits rail network

Hourly trains from Stortford as coronavirus hits rail network

20 March 2020

The reduction on the Cambridge-London line, which also affects the Stansted Express, has been agreed by train operator Greater Anglia and Government.


Coronavirus crisis could ground entire Ryanair fleet

Coronavirus crisis could ground entire Ryanair fleet

Coronavirus crisis could ground entire Ryanair fleet

16 March 2020

"For April and May, Ryanair now expects to reduce its seat capacity by up to 80%, and a full grounding of the fleet cannot be ruled out."


Bollards and two-way weight limit to halt lorries on Stansted's Grove Hill

Bollards and two-way weight limit to halt lorries on Stansted's Grove Hill

Bollards and two-way weight limit to halt lorries on Stansted's Grove Hill

14 March 2020

Proposals for bollards, the relocation of traffic lights, a two-way weight limit or road widening could be the answer for Grove Hill.


Train commuters rack up extra bike spaces at Stortford station

Train commuters rack up extra bike spaces at Stortford station

Train commuters rack up extra bike spaces at Stortford station

14 March 2020

Greater Anglia has confirmed that 50 additional spaces will be provided in the new multi-storey car park which is set to open later this year.


Hadham Road in Stortford to be closed for an extra 11 days

Hadham Road in Stortford to be closed for an extra 11 days

Hadham Road in Stortford to be closed for an extra 11 days

12 March 2020

The disruption to Affinity Water's road works is likely to delay long-awaited resurfacing of the A1250.


Greater Anglia departs awards with Train Operator of the Year title

Greater Anglia departs awards with Train Operator of the Year title

Greater Anglia departs awards with Train Operator of the Year title

05 March 2020

The Stortford service company introduced its 'Norwich in 90' service, improved its delay repay compensation scheme and started to bring in new trains.


Herts Highways expects light snow as Met Office issues yellow warning for Stortford area

Herts Highways expects light snow as Met Office issues yellow warning for Stortford area

Herts Highways expects light snow as Met Office issues yellow warning for Stortford area

26 February 2020

Gritting lorries out Wednesday night as Herts Highways is expecting light snow while Met Office has issued yellow warning of snow until midday.


Have your say on Hertfordshire's strategy to improve rail travel

Have your say on Hertfordshire's strategy to improve rail travel

Have your say on Hertfordshire's strategy to improve rail travel

12 February 2020

Despite being the country’s 175th busiest station, Bishop’s Stortford gets just seven mentions in the document.


Rail-woe line: Broken-down train halts services to London from Stortford

Rail-woe line: Broken-down train halts services to London from Stortford

Rail-woe line: Broken-down train halts services to London from Stortford

11 February 2020

The 08.00 Ely to Liverpool Street service has broken down between Harlow Mill and Harlow Town stations and needs assistance from another train.


Tree blocks railway line between Bishop's Stortford and Stansted Airport

Tree blocks railway line between Bishop's Stortford and Stansted Airport

Tree blocks railway line between Bishop's Stortford and Stansted Airport

10 February 2020

Trains between London and Cambridge disrupted after a tree fell, hanging over the railway track, in the aftermath of Storm Ciara.


M11 to be shut 'until Wednesday' and train disruption expected until Monday evening

M11 to be shut 'until Wednesday' and train disruption expected until Monday evening

M11 to be shut 'until Wednesday' and train disruption expected until Monday evening

09 February 2020

M11 north of Stortford remains shut, trains suspended for much of the day and hundreds of homes suffer power cuts as a result of Storm Ciara.


Race against the clock to fix Hockerill water leak before Tuesday's school run

Race against the clock to fix Hockerill water leak before Tuesday's school run

Race against the clock to fix Hockerill water leak before Tuesday's school run

06 January 2020

Dunmow Road closed and three-way temporary traffic lights controlling motorists using Hockerill Street, Stansted Road and London Road.


Farnham family's fury as driver who writes off their car in M11 shunt does a runner

Farnham family's fury as driver who writes off their car in M11 shunt does a runner

Farnham family's fury as driver who writes off their car in M11 shunt does a runner

21 December 2019

Appeal for information about hit-and-run BMW driver who wrote off VW Polo just a week after owner paid £350 to get it through its MoT test.


Thames Water under pressure after flooding shuts main road twice in four days

Thames Water under pressure after flooding shuts main road twice in four days

Thames Water under pressure after flooding shuts main road twice in four days

21 December 2019

The A1184 was shut south of Sawbridgeworth throughout Monday morning and north of the town for two hours on Friday afternoon.


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