In its 28 October coverage of the Ladbroke Grove train crash NCE referred to British Rail's former Mainline Swindon design office as 'BR's civil design engineering group' (abbreviated later in the article to 'CEDG'). CEDG is in fact the name of an organisation, purchased by British Steel in 1995. It was not involved in the remodelling of the approach to Paddington Station.
A wide ranging consultation document on the growing aviation and airports industry will be published next year as a prelude to a White Paper, the Government has said. The experimental high occupancy vehicle lane on the A647 Leeds to Bradford has been made permanent, one year after the trial was introduced. Studies have shown journey times cut from 11 minutes to 7 minutes.