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Viewpoint
Derogatory phrases such as “Beeching the Butcher”, or “Beeching’s axe”  tend to appear in Britain whenever there... continue
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Rail News
Following an extensive investigation into declining punctuality on key parts of Britain’s railways, the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) has... continue
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Rail News
The rail industry has taken the first steps in its bid to persuade the government to fund new infrastructure projects by setting out an agenda to cut... continue
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People
DB Schenker Rail (UK) has appointed Dr Carsten Hinne as managing director logistics to head a strategic expansion of its intermodal and rail... continue
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Rail News
Although the Department for Transport is expected to make a more detailed announcement next week, it has already provided a more detailed analysis of... continue
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Rail News
FirstGroup has sold GBRailfreight to Eurotunnel subsidiary Europorte for £31m. It is expected to be the first of several asset sales as the... continue
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Rail News
FirstGroup has announced the sale of GB Railfreight to Europorte, a wholly owed subsidiary of Eurotunnel, in a deal worth £31m. The move is... continue
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Bus News
FirstGroup has started an asset sale to help reduce its £2.2bn debt burden. Presenting the group’s results for 2009/10, chief executive... continue
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Feature
Deutsche Bahn, the state-owned German transport operator, has long been regarded as the slumbering giant of the European passenger transport... continue
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Rail News
FirstGroup is being tipped to sell its GBRailfreight operation, and is reported to have appointed KPMG to conduct a sale. The company was acquired as... continue
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Viewpoint
Gavin Devine
For most of the last two years there has been absolute confidence that the Tories would win the general election, and that Theresa Villiers would be... continue
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Cover Story Detail
There have been plenty of fine messes in UK public transport over the past 25 years. We have selected the 10 biggest for you. They are listed in... continue
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Rail News
Centro-PTA, THE West Midlands PTE, and Network Rail’s joint study on Midland Metro sharing its proposed Wednesbury to Brierley Hill extension... continue
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Rail News
First capital Connect has criticised Network Rail over its support of a rail freight terminal proposed near St Albans, which the operator is... continue
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Regular News
A NUMBER OF people with public transport connections have been awarded New Year honours. Topping the list is Network Rail chairman Ian McAllister who... continue
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Business Comment
In the last 12 months Plusbus, the combined rail and bus ticket, has come on leaps and bounds, so much so that the product has been awarded the... continue
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Rail News
Train operators still have a negative perception of the service offered by Network Rail and their opinion of the company has deteriorated. The... continue
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In brief
Virgin has found itself isolated in calling for the completion of the West Coast upgrade to be delayed until May 2009.  The company said the... continue
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In brief
Go Ahead Group has been linked to a bid for rail haulage company Freightliner. The group was reported in The Daily Telegraph to be in negotiations to... continue
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Rail News
Britain’s railway remains the fastest growing railway in Europe in terms of passengers and freight. Over the past decade, the railways in... continue
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