The Transport Secretary officially opened the capital's newest Airport today. London Southend has been given a new Terminal and a longer runway as part of a £100million upgrade. Could this be the answer to London's air traffic problem? Our Business Correspondent Glen Goodman has been finding out.
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Passengers on the Underground, Overground, many mainline rail services and the can use bank cards instead of Oyster cards from today.
Low cloud rolling in from the North Sea tonight to give some patches of mist and fog.
Train, tube and tram passengers can use bank or credit cards to swipe open ticket barriers from today.