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Network Rail subject to FOIs

Reclassification brings NR under public sector legislation Following its reclassification as a public body, Network Rail is now subject … Read More

Direct award for FGW

EMUs for Thames Valley and AT300s planned for London to South West services The government has reached agreement with First Great Western … Read More

Devolution deal for the north

Rail North to co-manage new Northern and TransPennine franchises Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin met with leaders of Rail North … Read More

Transport vision for the north

‘TransNorth’ high speed rail network proposed The Government has published with Transport for the North (TfN) its transport plan … Read More

ORR takes on roads as well

Regulator to oversee new Highways body The Office of Rail Regulation will take on responsibility for monitoring England’s strategic … Read More

Direct award for TPE

12 more months to ensure continuity of services The Government has agreed a 12-month direct award agreement with First and Keolis to … Read More

Midland Metro Digbeth extension

Further 1.5km tram route proposed West Midlands Transport Authority Centro and Birmingham City Council have confirmed their preferred … Read More

Network Rail set for Easter works

Workforce of 14,000 to carry out improvement programme Network Rail has announced that 14,000 staff will be working on the railway … Read More

Contactless boom for TfL

Over 14% of TfL journeys now paid for using contactless cards Transport for London (TfL) says it is the fastest growing contactless … Read More

Freight worth £1.6bn to economy

RDG report says rail freight volumes have grown by over 80% since 1995 Rail freight brings economic benefits worth an estimated £1.6 … Read More

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