transport

How do you transport a rhino from Germany to the UK?

A critically endangered black rhino has been transported 500 miles across Europe as part of a breeding programme. Najuma travelled to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park via road and a ferry from a zoo in Germany….


Rise in nude photos sent to phones on public transport

Naked photos sent by strangers on public transport are a growing concern for police in the UK. BBC Minute‘s Ione Wells has been investigating the rising trend of “cyber-flashing”. Graphic images are sent to people’s…


Saunton Sands hosts giant Hercules transport plane landing

Beachgoers in north Devon got a special treat when a Hercules transport plane dropped in. Despite its size, the plane is designed to land and take off from natural surfaces. Barnstaple-based personal trainer Rachel Hoult…


‘Not correct’ to blame Arriva Trains Wales for Transport for Wales disruption

Image caption Tom Joyner said it was one of the smoothest franchise handovers he had ever seen Arriva Trains Wales was not to blame for last year’s disruption on the rail network, its former managing…


Rail chaos: Transport Secretary could have done more to avert crisis, MPs say

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new timetables involved 43,200 individual changes and affected 46% of passenger services Transport Secretary Chris Grayling should have been more proactive in preventing this year’s train timetable chaos,…


Glasgow transport needs ‘radical’ overhaul, say experts

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A group has criticised Glasgow’s transport links including the city’s motorway Glasgow city centre and its transport links are in need of a radical overhaul, according to experts. They…


Transport for Wales boss to be questioned over rail chaos

Image caption James Price has said services will be “completely transformed” in the coming years The boss of Wales’ public transport quango will face questions from AMs later, days after commuters were told to expect…


Transport for Wales doing fantastic job says minister

Image copyright KeolisAmey Image caption KeolisAmey is the new franchise holder and has promised major investment and new trains over the coming years Transport for Wales has been backed as doing a “fantastic job” by…


UK Cycle Network ‘unsafe for children’ says transport charity

Image copyright Getty Images Almost half of the UK’s National Cycle Network is unsafe for children under the age of 12, according to research. Poor surfaces, traffic, and too many barriers are making routes inaccessible…


New £5bn Transport for Wales rail franchise begins

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA ’15 year journey’ to transform Welsh railway The new operators of Wales and Borders rail services have taken over the running of the franchise. French-Spanish joint…


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