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Almost 4,500 drivers caught speeding on M1 smart motorway section

More than 4,400 drivers have been caught speeding by smart motorway cameras between junctions 28 and 30 of the M1 in just a year.

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Rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected.

Northern rail strike: find out how your train services will be affected

A third 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place.
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A section of 'smart motorway'.

TRAVEL: M1 night-time roadworks for the week ahead

Highways England has published its summary of planned M1 roadworks for the period from Tuesday April 18 to Sunday April 23.

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Northern rail staff during the recent walkout.

Northern rail workers to hold fresh strike in dispute over guard role

Commuters are facing another day of strike action by Northern rail staff, as the row over the future role of guards shows no signs of letting up.

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Changes to driving tests mean learners will have to follow sat nav directions to pass

Learner drivers will have to be able to follow directions from a sat nav in order to pass their test, ministers have announced.

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Northern rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be disrupted on Saturday by the industrial action.

Northern rail strike: how your train services will be affected

The second 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place on Saturday (April 8).
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The first train arrives into the station. Photo: Tony Shaw.

PICTURES: A bird's eye view of Ilkeston's new railway station

Here's the opening of Ilkeston Station, as you've never seen it before...

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FULL STEAM AHEAD: Train stops at Ilkeston station for first time in 50 years

Fifty years is a long time to wait for a train, but today, for Ilkeston, that wait is over.

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Ilkeston & District Scouts turned out in force to see off the first train.

PICTURES: Ilkeston welcomes first arrival at new railway station

Crowds of people lined the platforms to welcome the first arrival at Ilkeston’s new railway station on Sunday.

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Ilkeston Station

TIMELINE: How Ilkeston got ‘Back on Track’

It’s been a long time coming but this morning, a train will stop at Ilkeston’s new station - seven years after the ‘Tiser started a campaign to get the town back on track.

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The changes come into force on April 1.

DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.
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A section of 'smart motorway'.

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

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

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

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

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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 rail journeys in Nottinghamshire.

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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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