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Luton Airport unveils plans for £200m transit system

Plans have been unveiled for a new £200 million passenger transit system linking Luton Airport with the town's Parkway railway station.

The scheme would enable travel from central London to Luton Airport in just 30 minutes.

Subject to planning permission, work could begin later this year - with the system ready for operation by spring 2021.

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Five injured after major crash on the A14

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Five people have been injured after a six vehicle crash on the A14.

The emergency services were called to J24 on the eastbound carriageway just after 9am.

The accident led to lengthy delays with both carriageways closed for a while Credit: ITV News Anglia

The fire brigade say one person had to be cut free while four others were also injured.

The road is closed eastbound between J24 A1198 / B1044 Cambridge Road (Godmanchester) and J26 A1096 London Road / B1040 (St Ives). The westbound carriageway has since reopened.

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Update: Major crash on A14: six vehicles involved

Drivers are being urged to avoid the A14 after a crash involving six vehicles.

Emergency services were called to the eastbound carriageway at J24 just after 9am.

Police say six vehicles were involved and there are a number of injuries- but they are not believed to be life-threatening.

The road is closed in both ways between J24 A1198 / B1044 Cambridge Road (Godmanchester) and J26 A1096 London Road / B1040 (St Ives).

Breaking news: Lorry and three cars crash closing part of A14

A lorry and three cars have collided on the A14 in Cambridgshire.

Emergency services are attending but the road is closed in both ways between J24 A1198 / B1044 Cambridge Road (Godmanchester) and J26 A1096 London Road / B1040 (St Ives).

Drivers are being urged to avoid the area.

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'No further fatalities' following A12 lorry crash

The crash happened on Wednesday. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police have confirmed there were no further fatalities following the lorry crash on the A12 in Essex earlier this week.

A HGV plunged off a bridge at Witham on Wednesday 8 February, killing the driver.

Officers have spent the last couple of days checking for other victims, but are now satisfied there was only one casualty.

One lane of the A12 southbound carriageway has now reopened.

Airlander test flights expected to resume soon

The Airlander crashed back in August. Credit: Lee Cordell

The flight deck of the world's largest aircraft has been repaired following a crash on only its second ever flight.

The Airlander airship, which was built in Bedfordshire, was damaged in August last year and has been out of action ever since.

The flight deck instrument panels, overhead console and wiring have had to be re-installed. Test flights should begin again soon.

A12 lorry crash: Police check for further fatalities

The lorry veered off a bridge on Wednesday. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police in Essex say they're checking there were no other fatalities involved in a lorry crash earlier this week.

A HGV plunged off a bridge over the A12 at Witham and on to the road below on Wednesday. The driver was killed.

Due to the severe damage to the lorry, Essex Police said it was being searched to check for other victims.

One lane of the A12 southbound carriageway has now reopened.

As there was extensive damage to the vehicle, work is also being carried out to ensure that there have been no other casualties as a result of the collision.

The trailer has been forensically recovered by the multi-agency response team and is being searched to ensure that there are no other fatalities.

– Essex Police spokesperson
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