Why did this Lufthansa A350 turn around over Scotland?

On 15 September 2021, a Lufthansa Airbus A350 registered D-AIXK operating flight LH434 from Munich (MUC) to Chicago (ORD), turned around over Scotland then flew back to Germany.
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Alstom hands over first ETCS-equipped locomotive to TCDD

Europe
ALSTOM has handed over the first locomotive fitted with ETCS Level 1 & 2 as part of a contract with Turkish State Railways (TCDD) to supply signalling and telecommunications on the 328km Eskişehir – Kütahya line.

City Council approves agreement to proceed with Hamilton LRT project

Tram and Light Rail News
Hamilton City Council in Canada has given the green light to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) and Metrolinx to move ahead with the 14km Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.

Op/Ed: Western Transport Officials Ignore Road Safety

USA
State transportation officials from throughout the Western United States are meeting this week in Utah’s capital for golf outings, work sessions, a pub crawl, dinners and sponsored breaks, and nowhere on the agenda is there a spot for the most pressing issue.

Opinion: How to Win Over Opponents of Street Safety

Opinion
David Shorr serves as an alderperson on the city council in Stevens Point, Wisconsin and was at the center of a rancorous battle over a road diet on Stanley Street for his first two years in office.

KCS cements CP merger as CN agrees early termination

USA
Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern confirmed on September 15 that they had entered into a definitive merger agreement, valuing the smaller railroad at approximately US$31bn.

Talking Headways Podcast: The Rules Require Death

Railway Publications
This week, we’re joined by Dr. Megan Ryerson, UPS Chair of Transportation at the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design.

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