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SIR Moir Lockhead began the New Year on a high when he claimed top spot in the Transit ‘Power 50’ list of the most powerful and... continue
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Regular News
Virgin Trains is seeking assurances from Network Rail over the reliability of the West Coast Main Line upgrade after component failures on three days... continue
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In Passing
It’s not every day that the great and the good of the transport industry can come together and let their hair down, but the annual Railway Ball... continue
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Rail News
Arriva trains Wales is now running a faster train service between north and south Wales, launched by transport minister Ieuan Jones this week. The... continue
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Rail News
Rail operators are due to run 265,000 more trains a year with the start of the new timetables this week. Services are due to be quicker, with more... continue
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In brief
The West Coast Main Line between London and Scotland suffered delays  on the first day of its new timetable, following a £9bn... continue
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Rail News
The Office of Rail Regulation has called for the Department for Transport to consider auctioning off ‘bundles’ of paths on intercity... continue
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Business Comment
When the January rail fare increases were announced, the Department for Transport and train operators trotted out their usual lines about how above... continue
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Regular Feature
By Rhodri Clark
In five years of operating the Wales & Borders network, Arriva Trains Wales has arguably achieved more than it gets credit for. The Standard... continue
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Train punctuality is at its highest level since the measure was introduced in 1998, according to new figures published this week. The Office of the... continue
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The Office of Rail Regulation is optimistic that Network Rail will complete its Christmas engineering plans on time this year, but have not ruled out... continue
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Rail News
By Rhodri Clark
Two single-track bottle necks will be doubled under a Rail Forward Programme announced by the Welsh Assembly Government this week. The limitations of... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
Network Rail and Merseyrail have renewed calls for funding to improve Liverpool Central station and for a debate on when, not if, it should be... continue
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Rail News
The Office of Rail Regulation has said that the process for approving new access rights for operators needs to be improved. ORR's chief executive... continue
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Other Columnist
By Paul Salveson
Northern has 471 stations across its network and most of them are unstaffed. Many are in urban areas and face the sort of problems of anti-social... continue
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Regular Feature
In 2001, fed up with the poor quality of the NRES website, Oxford student Matthew Somerville famously produced his own version of the site to... continue
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Regular Feature
By James Dark
There is no better illustration of the dramatic changes that have taken place in rail passengers’ customer service expectations than the rise... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail has promoted Catherine Doran from information management director to corporate development director. Her new role will involve playing a... continue
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Rail News
MPs on the Public Accounts Committee have called for the Department for Transport and Passenger Focus to investigate whether train operators are... continue
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Rail News
The prospect of Network Rail initiating a Competition Commission inquiry into its new five-year funding settlement has receded. In its interim... continue
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