Fifty staff at Sydney Woolworths self-isolate after worker tests positive for COVID-19 | ABC News

About 50 Woolworths employees are in self-isolation after a worker at a supermarket in Sydney’s inner west tested positive for coronavirus. The Sydney man, who spent two weeks in hotel quarantine in Victoria, tested positive for coronavirus after returning to NSW, sparking a crisis at the Woolworths he worked at. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-02/victorian-rail-passengers-screened-in-nsw-coronavirus-crackdown/12414668 For … Read more Fifty staff at Sydney Woolworths self-isolate after worker tests positive for COVID-19 | ABC News

Plans to build light rail from Auckland city to airport back to the drawing board

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Alpine Star and Frankie Dettori dazzle in Coronation Stakes romp | Royal Ascot 2020

Jessica Harrington and Frankie Dettori formed an unlikely alliance to win the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot with Alpine Star. Harrington went into the winter with an embarrassment of riches in the three-year-old filly department, seemingly having three top-class inmates. However, Milisle was beaten in the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket and Albigna fared little better … Read more Alpine Star and Frankie Dettori dazzle in Coronation Stakes romp | Royal Ascot 2020

Hello Youmzain sprints to Diamond Jubilee glory | Royal Ascot 2020

Kevin Stott claimed his first Royal Ascot winner – and his inaugural Group One success – as Hello Youmzain got the best of a thrilling finish to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes. Riding for Kevin Ryan, Stott had his mount smartly away in the six-furlong heat, opting to stick down the middle of the track as … Read more Hello Youmzain sprints to Diamond Jubilee glory | Royal Ascot 2020

Palace Pier trumps Pinatubo in St James’s Palace classic | Royal Ascot 2020

Palace Pier made a seamless transition to Group One level to deny Pintubo in a thrilling renewal of the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot. John Gosden’s charge arrived unbeaten in three starts – with the trainer having opted to bypass the 2000 Guineas earlier this month in favour of a low-key return in … Read more Palace Pier trumps Pinatubo in St James’s Palace classic | Royal Ascot 2020

Track laying work completed for high-speed rail line in northwest China

Track laying work along a 326.7-km high-speed railway line connecting Xi’an, the capital city of Shaanxi Province, and Yinchuan, the capital city of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region was completed on Thursday, paving the way for static tests. Travel time between the two capital cities in northwest China will be reduced from 14 hours to … Read more Track laying work completed for high-speed rail line in northwest China

Face masks to be made mandatory on public transport

Face masks will be made compulsory on all public transport in England from June 15, the Transport Secretary has said. Travel operators could refuse to admit passengers if they are not covering their face from next week, Grant Shapps added. He said the new rules will come under the National Rail conditions of travel, and … Read more Face masks to be made mandatory on public transport

China-Europe rail shipping hits monthly high

It’s sometimes easy to forget in this high-tech era that a lot of businesses is really about getting things to customers quickly and efficiently. Experts said that China’s Belt and Road initiative is playing an increasingly important part in that effort especially during the pandemic. So, in the rush of the ongoing digital revolution, what’s … Read more China-Europe rail shipping hits monthly high

Victor Ludorum Wins 2020 French 2,000 Guineas

A belated start to the classic horse racing season in 2020 was put to bed in impressive style, by the Andre Fabre trained Victor Ludorum, who blasted past rivals to lift the French 2000 Guineas at Deauville on Monday 1 June 2020. Victor Ludorum is back! Godolphin’s Group 1 winning juvenile bounced back to that … Read more Victor Ludorum Wins 2020 French 2,000 Guineas

Main body of transport hub for Beijing Winter Olympics completed

The construction of the main body of Qinghe station in northern Beijing was completed on Sunday. The new transportation hub on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail line will serve the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games. The hub will serve high-speed railways, subways, taxis, private car rentals and as many as 12 bus routes. Subscribe to us … Read more Main body of transport hub for Beijing Winter Olympics completed

How much money does the world owe China? | Counting the Cost

China has been rapidly rolling out its Belt and Road Initiative to build new roads, ports and rail lines in mostly developing nations, extending the country’s reach across continents. China says the infrastructure will benefit countries while critics say China is extending unfair influence over others. Many nations have been rethinking their involvement amid accusations … Read more How much money does the world owe China? | Counting the Cost

‘Please, avoid the rush hour!’: Process to get public transport back on track has begun, says Shapps

Bus, rail and Tube services are set to ramp up next month as the Government plans its next steps for easing lockdown, says Shapps, as he announces new investment of £283 million pounds investment in public transport networks. Get the latest coronavirus news here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/coronavirus-news-uk-quarantine-testing-schools-track-trace-deaths/?WT.mc_id=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_23Mayblog&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmg_youtube&utm_content=offsite_televideo&utm_campaign=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_23Mayblog However this does not mean everyone should go back to … Read more ‘Please, avoid the rush hour!’: Process to get public transport back on track has begun, says Shapps

Coronavirus briefing: £283m funding will be used to ‘keep bus and rail passengers safe’

In the daily government briefing, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP outlined plans to resume regular transport services.  He also announced that  a total of 36,675 people have died from coronavirus in the UK, up by 282 fatalities since yesterday across all settings. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Coronavirus briefing: £283m funding will be used to ‘keep bus and rail passengers safe’

14-day quarantine for most UK arrivals | Coronavirus

Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced anyone arriving in the UK by air, sea or rail must self-isolate for two weeks. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) During the 14-day quarantine, public health authorities will do random checks, and those flouting rules will face a £1,000 fine or a court order. Arrivals are recommended to use personal transport to … Read more 14-day quarantine for most UK arrivals | Coronavirus

Complex coronavirus travel refund process leaves couple $20,000 out of pocket | ABC News

A Melbourne couple has been left $20,000 out of pocket after their South African odyssey was cancelled because of coronavirus restrictions. Brigid and Don Burnard booked a $33,798 package holiday with Imagine Cruising which included a luxury cruise, rail adventure and safari. The company agreed to refund a third of the payment, but $20,246 remains … Read more Complex coronavirus travel refund process leaves couple $20,000 out of pocket | ABC News