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London Midland launched a new website last week, with new features to make it more passenger friendly and easy to use, with a new cheap fare finder... continue
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Rail News
London Midland and South West Trains have advertised for expressions of interest to supply up to 300 new trains. The SWT order would be for between... continue
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Rail News
The RMT has voted to strike at East Midlands Trains over the company’s plan to reduce staff numbers by 162. The union also claimed the number... continue
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Rail News
Virgin Trains has made cuts of 20-30% on shorter distance season tickets and walk-up fares, on routes where it faces competition from London Midland,... continue
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Talks aimed at avoiding further strikes at London Midland failed last week, leaving the company facing the prospect of action by 100 RMT conductors... continue
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Rail News
Contingency plans put in place by London Midland during strikes by former Silverlink conductors on March 12 and 16 enabled 80% of services to run in... continue
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Rail News
James Dark
South West Trains has denied accusations from the RMT that it fought a “dirty campaign” to head off strikes in a dispute over plans to... continue
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Business Monitor
Chris Cheek
Train operator Gatwick Express recorded a return to profit during the year ended December 31 2007 - the last full year of the separate Gatwick... continue
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Around 100 RMT train conductors working at London Midland depots at Bletchley, Northampton and Watford have voted to strike for 24 hours on March 13... continue
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Rail News
A rolling stock cascade across the South East has overcome Bombardier’s failure to deliver new Electrostar trains needed to facilitate major... continue
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Nearly 1,400 RMT staff at Southeastern will be balloted for strike action this month over plans to cut up to 350 jobs, and issues related to the... continue
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People
Andy Byford, Southern Railway’s operations director, will be leaving the company to become chief operating officer at CityRail - Sydney’s... continue
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Regular News
Plans by rail operator Southeastern to make 300 of its  management and administrative staff redundant have been met by strong resistance from... continue
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Rail News
London mayor Boris Johnson and transport secretary Geoff Hoon have reached a deal that will allow a further extension to the East London Line. The... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail introduced 16 daily services on Virgin’s West Coast main line, which were held back in December to allow time for the new... continue
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New trains that have been ordered for use by Southern, First Capital Connect and Transport for London have been delayed as key component suppliers... continue
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Rail News
Govia subsidiary Southeastern has announced that it  plans to shed 300 management and administrative positions in 2009 in response to the... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
On the face of it, the National Express East Coast franchise looks in deep trouble. For the first 40 weeks of the year the franchise had been ticking... continue
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Southern has taken delivery of the first of the refurbished Class 442 units needed to run the new peak hour Gatwick Express service between Brighton,... continue
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