The number of daily Tube and main line railway commuter journeys into London could rise by 24% by 2016, research by the Corporation of London has shown. The increase will be due to 1M extra jobs being created in the capital and south east.
National Grid plans to lay a 1.2m diameter gas pipeline, 184km from a compressor site near Swansea to Tirley in Gloucestershire. The pipeline would carry about 20% of the gas needed to meet UK consumption.
Plans for a third terminal and a new runway at Birmingham International Airport have been put out for consultation. More than 30M passengers a year are expected by 2030.