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Weak bridges in Scotland.

Scandal of Scotland’s crumbling bridges after years of warnings SCOTLAND’S motorway and trunk road network has 36 weak bridges, including some of the country’s busiest and most historic crossings. The list includes raised approaches to the Erskine Bridge and the … Continue reading

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Loughborough Uni develops technology to reduce real-world diesel emissions.

SOURCE “FLEET NEWS” WRITTEN BY SIMON HARRIS LINK TO FLEET NEWS New technology that could dramatically reduce real-world emissions of diesel engines could be just two years away. Researchers at Loughborough University have created a world-first technology, and they claim … Continue reading

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This is where it all began.

I’m having a reflective moment having spotted this sign at the National Motor Museum this afternoon On leaving school I joined Aveling Barford in Grantham which subsequently became part of the British Leyland Motor Corporation and Leyland Motors featured large … Continue reading

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Tower Bridge glass walkways open

For a different view of London, head to Tower Bridge, where high level walkways with glass floors were opened to the public on Monday. The walkways will provide spectacular bird’s eye views of the bridge lifts, which generally occur every … Continue reading

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