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Read the latest: The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has hailed the sealing of the £2.7bn funding deal to build a new fleet of nearly 500 train carriages... continued

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17 April
Lee Baker The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has hailed the sealing of the £2.7bn funding deal to build a new fleet of...
16 April
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15 April
Lee Baker The design of lorry cabs are set to be changed to reduce the number of blind spots and to reduce the damage caused by...
15 April
Lee Baker Network Rail has warned the regulator against MPs' recommendation for a target to eliminate level crossing fatalities by...
12 April
Lee Baker The Highways Agency is telling drivers to not drive in motorway lanes with a red X displayed ahead of the opening of the new...
10 April
Lee Baker The Mayor of London Boris Johnson is arguing for a new cabinet post in the next Government to deliver infrastructure,...
10 April
Mark Moran Road safety campaigners, schools, disability and pedestrian charities and transport groups have joined councils in warning...
8 April
Lee Baker Labour leader Ed Miliband today vows to far outdo the Government on the devolution of funding for transport and other...
7 April
Lee Baker Rail unions today take legal action to challenge Government plans to re-privatise the East Coast service, currently run by a...
4 April
Lee Baker The destroyed train line at Dawlish in South West England has reopened after eight weeks of repairs by Network Rail. The...
4 April
Andrew Forster The lack of a national spatial plan is a huge hindrance to effective transport planning in England and Wales, according to...
4 April
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4 April
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4 April
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Andrew Forster A local authority is to turn its integrated transport unit into a wholly-owned council company that could sell services to...
3 April
Lee Baker The estimated cost to clear the backlog of carriageway repairs on local roads has risen 15% in one year to £12bn,...
2 April
Lee Baker The DfT and Northern Rail have struck a deal to introduce electric trains on the network, with the electric trains to start...
1 April
Lee Baker Foreign hauliers from today are being charged to use UK roads, as the HGV road user levy introduces a charge which the DfT...
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