Newslinks | Oyster, National Express, Green Pledges, Heathrow, Kent International

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  • Pay As You Go Oyster is expected to work on almost all suburban trains by the Autumn [Evening Standard].
  • The Guardian reports that National Express may pull out of the rail business (which includes the c2c, East Coast Mainline, and East Anglia services.
  • The Green Party plans to cut Tube and bus fares by increasing the Congestion Charge [East London Advertiser].
  • The Government survived a House of Commons vote on Heathrow with a reduced majority of 19 [The Guardian].
  • Roger Gale, MP for North Thanet, suggests that Kent International Airport could be used for 2012 and to alleviate strain on Gatwick and Heathrow [YourThanet].