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Media Monitor
Virgin Trains has set Network Rail a three month deadline to carry out major work on the troubled West Coast Main Line.
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Media Monitor
National Express is in talks with bankers to renegotiate terms on part of its £1.2bn ($2bn) debt amid fears that the bus and rail operator will... continue
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Rail News
Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis today awarded the South Central rail franchise to Govia subsidiary Southern Railways - the current franchise... continue
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Media Monitor
Rail franchise award points way ahead The first rail contract to be awarded since the recession started will be an... continue
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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
New transport secretary Andrew Adonis has announced today that the government has taken formal control of London & Continental Railways and its... continue
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Media Monitor
The government's financial exposure to the rail industry could worsen amid predictions that a shortfall in fare sales could cost taxpayers up to... continue
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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
Richard Branson, chairman of the Virgin Group, has urged a rehaul of the rail franchising system. Calling for 20 year franchises, ownership of... continue
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Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
The Department for Transport's promise of bringing 1,300 new rail carriages into service by 2014 is "over-optimistic", according to a House... continue
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Media Monitor
Passengers believe train services are worse since the Department for Transport awarded a franchise to London Midland, an inquiry has warned. continue
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Media Monitor
Sir Richard Branson is urging ministers to hand the private sector a greater role in the railways by giving entrepreneurs freedom to invest in new... continue
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Media Monitor
Transport minister Lord Adonis delivers blow to rail firm National Express by refusing to change the terms of its NXEC franchise. continue
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Media Monitor
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon has ruled out renegotiating the East Coast rail franchise as growing numbers of MPs expressed concern. continue
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Stockwatch
Apparently the gloomy days are now over. Recent media reports suggest that the market is rebounding from the credit crunch and investors can look... continue
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Business Comment
James Dark
First may not have come out crowing about its prospects of beating the recession, but in trumpeting its unique advantages over its rivals it came... continue
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Interview
James Dark
Like many other senior transport professionals of his generation, Nick Brown started his working life as a BR management trainee. But the way his... continue
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Rail News
Train operators will be required to meet more rigorous station standards when new franchises are let, transport minister Andrew Adonis has... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
The Association of Train Operating Companies has called on the government to be more honest about the reason for large increases in rail fares. Chief... continue
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Regular News
Robert Jack
First Group has claimed it is unique among UK transport groups in its ability to combat the recession. The triumphant statement came as First... continue
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Media Monitor
Fears grow for future of rail expansion The government's railway budget is threatening to unrave... continue
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Media Monitor
National Express calls for franchise renegotiation could lead other rail operators to demand cheaper deals.
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