Welcome to the Telegraph’s daily live blog, bringing you all the latest news, sport, travel and weather from around Coventry and beyond. We are getting reports of a serious collision on the A46 near Warwick. It is reported that a number of emergency vehicles are at the scene. We’ll bring you all the details as soon as we get them. Spotted a story or something we should know about? You can get in touch with us by email at [email protected] or call 024 76 500 504. You can also reach us via Facebook or via Twitter @covtelegraph. Follow live updates on this incident in the thread below. Looking for an older story? Search our archives Search for jobs, motors and property, or place an advert or family notice here. Key Events What we know so far 12:26 Train disruption between Coventry and Birmingham 11:49 A46 closed 10:51 13:56 More troubles on the train lines 13:45 Trains between Cov and Leamington Replacement buses had been running for … [Read more...] about Day of troubles on the trains and crash on A46
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Highlands & Islands 5 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-43653918 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel People using the Stromeferry Bypass in the Highlands will face overnight closures of the route and a long detour for three months later this year.Highland Council said it was working with … [Read more...] about Highland bypass users face long detour
Three vehicles were involved in the smash, which happened at around 8.45am this morning on the A5 between Junction 7 of the M54 and Preston Island. Traffic has been queuing back along the M54 past Telford as a result. Major delays along the A5 from Telford to Shrewsbury. There's reportedly been a crash further along, but there's no movement whatsoever in that direction. Avoid if possible. pic.twitter.com/hWvUMWnGxa— Mat Growcott (@MGrowcott_Star) February 28, 2018 Laura Rainbow, of West Mercia Police, said: "There is not thought to be any serious injuries and there is some debris in the road. "Arrangements are being made with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to remove a vehicle from the carriageway. "Traffic is backed up in the area, and Highways are currently managing the road." Motorists are being advised to avoid the area and use the B5061 if possible. The incident is still ongoing. Meanwhile rail passengers were facing major disruption across the county due to … [Read more...] about Long M54 delays after rush-hour crash
TRAFFIC problems have been affecting roads surrounding the Mersey Gateway after a vehicle crashed into a nearby railway bridge. Victoria Road, in Widnes, was shut last night and trains were stopped while emergency repairs were carried out. The road remains closed this morning. Network Rail is carrying out emergency repairs. Victoria Road/Waterloo Road is closed at the railway bridge, as #NetworkRail carries out urgent repairs after a vehicle hit the bridge. It's anticipated the road will re-open on Saturday. Trains have been stopped from crossing the bridge #Widnes https://t.co/OZrBqGzF88 pic.twitter.com/YbGk96VHFb — Halton Council (@HaltonBC) January 26, 2018 Halton Council said: “It is anticipated the road will re-open on Saturday.” Motorists faced long delays during rush hour last night as roads in Widnes surrounding the new bridge were completely clogged. Victoria Road runs underneath approach roads to the Mersey … [Read more...] about Road closures still in place after vehicle hits rail bridge
Britain's foreign secretary Boris Johnson says it's time Britain and France were linked by a bridge, calling it "ridiculous" that the two European powers were "only linked by a single rail line". But is it even possible? And which side of the road would they drive on? The often loose-tongued and bungling Johnson made the eyebrow raising suggestion at Thursday's Franco-British summit, held at a British army base. Johnson, who along with Theresa May had thrashed out a new summit with French president Emmanuel Macron, championed the idea of a bridge over the English Channel. "Our economic success depends on good connections," he said, suggesting the Channel Tunnel should only be considered a "first step". In a tweet Johnson said: "I’m especially pleased we are establishing a panel of experts to look at major projects together. Our economic success depends on good infrastructure and good connections. Should the Channel Tunnel be just a first step?" Johnson has long championed … [Read more...] about Yes, Britain and France should be linked by a road bridge, but is it possible?