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Chamber transport focus

Derry’s Chamber of Commerce will be continuing its series of Café Conversations with guest speaker Chris Conway, Group Chief Executive for Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company and Translink.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Mickey Cooper

Works at Springtown Road get under way

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Cooper has welcomed the start of repairs to the roadway through the busy Springtown industrial estate.

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Ulsterbus.

Cornshell buses may be pulled due to drivers’ safety fears

Bus services to Cornshell Fields in Derry could be scrapped over concerns raised by drivers.

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Artist's impression of the new Transport Hub.

Into the West object to rail station plans

Members from the rail lobby group, Into the West, have lodged a number of objections to proposals for the redevelopment of the Old Waterside Railway Station site.

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The BMI Regional flight from Stanstead to City of Derry Airport arrives in the North West for the first time on Tuesday as passengers were greeted by a water arch from the firecrews based at the Airport. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 02.05.17

Derry airport in talks on potential new routes

City of Derry Airport bosses are in talks with new London Stansted carrier BMI Regional about the potential for other routes from the Eglinton facility.

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Pictured announcing the plans with a couple of 4-legged friends are l-r Translink Ulsterbus Inspector Philip James,  passenger Sam Geary, Translink NI Railways Route Manager Gemma McMurray, Rhonda Geary, RUAS Operations Director, Translink NI Railways Line Supervisor Mark Glover and passenger Judith Duncan. Photo by Aaron McCracken/ Harrisons

Special transport arrangements put in place from Derry to Balmoral Show

Special bus, coach and rail services are being organised from Derry to the Balmoral Show next month.

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The syringe and needle left in the back seat of the taxi driver's car on Holy Thursday.

Driver’s disgust as ‘drug needle’ found in taxi

A taxi driver has expressed disgust at finding a syringe and needle in the back seat after dropping a fare off from Derry’s city centre.

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Mr. Brooks-Dutton's late wife Desreen with the couple's son, Jackson.

Widower starts petition after wife killed by pensioner who mistook brake for accelerator

A man, whose wife was killed when a pensioner mistook the accelerator pedal in his car for the break, wants people over 70 to be re-tested if they want to keep their driving licences.

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Garda� can now stop and test motorists they suspect of driving under the influence of drugs.

Gardaí can now test motorists for drugs at the roadside

Gardaí can now test motorists whom they suspect of driving under the influence of drugs at the roadside.

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Bus Eireann staff have called an all out strike. (File Pic: Niall Carson/PA Wire)

Translink Dublin buses operating as Bus Eireann staff go on strike

A Translink spokesperson has advised those travelling from Derry to Dublin that their Goldline services are continuing to operate today as Bus Éireann staff go on strike.

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Reginald Diamond (Picture supplied by family)

Man killed in Coleraine accident named

Police have confirmed that the man injured following a single vehicle road traffic collision on the Curragh Road in Coleraine yesterday morning has died from his injuries.

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Mark H Durkan.

Public urged to respond to bilingual Derry bus consultation

SDLP Foyle MLA Mark H Durkan has urged local people to contribute to new consultation which could lead to bilingual bus destination signage across Derry.

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Sinn Fein's Kevin Campbell, Maeve McLaughlin and Colly Kelly have been campaigning for Irish language signage.

Bilingual bus signage proposed for Derry services

Sinn Féin Councillor Kevin Campbell has welcomed Translink’s launch of public consultation on piloting the display of bilingual Irish and English destination signage in Derry.

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City of Derry Airport.

Cheap flights from Derry to London up for grabs

The are flights from City of Derry Airport to London for as little as £29.

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Bus drivers take action against threat to free school transport

Bus drivers take action against threat to free school transport

Bus drivers from Derry have launched a new campaign against proposals to start charging parents for school transport.

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School bus drivers from Derry will be protesting over the proposals.

Derry bus drivers to protest over threat to free school transport

Local bus drivers are to gather in Derry today for the launch of a campaign against proposed school bus charges.

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The measures will be installed to improve visibility.

New measures to be introduced to help improve visibility at busy junctions

Measures are to be put in place to deal with visibility issues at busi junctions at both Pennyburn Pass and Ardnashee, local Sinn Fein Councillor Mickey Cooper has said.

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Grainne Kelly at St Patricks school Pennyburn as part of the #ILoveYouEnough Campaign with Eamon Devlin. (Picture Bernard Ward)

‘Bubble-Bum’ founder joins kids to launch driver distraction campaign

The founder of Derry business Bubble-Bum has joined forces with local schoolchildren to launch a major new road safety initiative .

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Sinn Fein Councillor Tony Hassan speaking to a local residents about the plans.

Traffic calming for Lower Ballynagard Rd

Sinn Féin Councillor Tony Hassan has welcomed confirmation that traffic calming measures are to be installed in the Lower Ballynagard Road area of the city.

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Bus Eireann.

Bus Éireann plan to scrap Derry 
to Dublin service

Bus Éireann have confirmed that it is pressing ahead with plans to scrap its daily service to Derry despite mounting concerns locally.

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