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More ‘smart motorway’ work to begin next week

The next phase of work on the so-called ‘smart motorway’ is to begin on the M1 next week.

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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

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Trowell Parish Council call for HS2 route rethink

Trowell Parish Council call for HS2 route rethink

Trowell Parish Council has raised serious concerns over the potential impact of HS2 on life in the village following a recent consultation event.

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Northern Rail operates services across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Northern Rail staff set to hold further 24-hour strike

Staff at Northern Rail are set to hold a further 24-strike next month in a row over the future role of guards.
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VIDEO: Ilkeston goes back to the future as new station nears completion

More than 50 years since the last one closed, Ilkeston is finally to get a new railway station.

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L-R: Erewash MP Maggie Throup, Trent Bartons Jeff Counsell and Mayor of Erewash Councillor Abey Stevenson.

Ilkeston Flyer bus service gets £150,000 upgrade

An important Ilkeston bus route is to become more frequent and more luxurious after a £150,000 investment by the service operator.

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Northern Rail staff are taking part in a 24-hour strike today.

RAIL STRIKE: How will your journey be affected?

Northern Rail staff are taking part in a 24-hour strike today - affecting train services across Derbyshire.
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Station Street bridge in Long Eaton is to be temporaily removed for maintenance.

Long Eaton railway bridge to be removed for maintenance

A Long Eaton pedestrian bridge is to be temporarily removed later this spring to allow for vital maintenance work to be carried out.

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Councillors want more money invested in improving Langley Mill station.

Councillors call for investment in Langley Mill station

Local councillors are pressing the case for investment at Langley Mill station as part of a wider transit plan around Ilkeston’s new rail terminal.

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The drama involved a Jet2 flight.

M1 closed near East Midlands Airport after Jet2 plane declares emergency

A section of the M1 was closed due to an "aircraft emergency" on a flight from Gran Canaria.

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Photo courtesy of @DerbyshireRPU.

UPDATE: M1 reopens after FIVE vehicle crash

The M1 motorway has now reopened after a FIVE vehicle crash which took place earlier this morning.

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Photo courtesy of @DerbyshireRPU.

PICTURE: Overturned car closes northbound M1

Derbyshire police have released a photo of the scene of a serious accident on the M1 this morning.

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Tailbacks are already developing on the northbound carriageway.

MAJOR INCIDENT: M1 closed due to ‘overturned car’

The northbound carriageway of the M1 motorway has been closed after a car overturned.

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Photo courtesy of Derbyshire Roads Policing UNit on Twitter @derbyshirerpu

UPDATED: Three-car crash causes delays on the A52

Motorists are being warned of delays on the A52 after a three-vehicle crash.
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This road sweeper was apprehended by police in Derbyshire on Sunday (Photo: Derbyshire RPU).

UPDATE: ‘Stolen’ road sweeper ‘taken lawfully’ say police

A road sweeper that was intercepted by armed officers earlier today was ‘taken lawfully’ say police.

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This road sweeper was apprehended by police in Derbyshire on Sunday (Photo: Derbyshire RPU).

PICTURE: Stolen road sweeper apprehended by armed officers in Derbyshire

A road sweeper that was stolen from South Yorkshire has been apprehended by armed officers in Derbyshire.

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An artists impression of a HS2 train crossing a canal.

Erewash HS2 campaign group to host public meeting

Campaigners angry over the proposed route of the HS2 high-speed rail line through Erewash are to host a public meeting to rally support.

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Stunning photos show progress at Ilkeston rail station

Stunning photos show progress at Ilkeston rail station

An aspiring rail photographer from Ilkeston has snapped these stunning images of the town’s new station which will open later this spring.

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The new Awsworth bridge.

Stunning video captures Awsworth bridge construction

The replacement of a 116-year-old road bridge in Ilkeston has been captured in spectacular style in an online video.

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