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Rail News
The Association of Train Operating Companies has devised an East Coast Main Line timetable which would provide sufficient capacity for National... continue
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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
High speed rail in the UK will be pushed forward, with the creation of a new Public Interest Group, spear-headed by Greengauge 21, whose planned... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
Prospective open access operator Platinum Trains would cut nearly 20 minutes off the fastest rail journeys currently offered between London and... continue
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In brief
First Capital Connect’s Public Performance Measurement, which measures punctuality, has reached its highest level for at least ten years. For... continue
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Regular News
By Robert Jack
The Liberal Democrats oppose returning the rail network to direct state control, but they believe that local government should have greater powers... continue
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In brief
The UK is lagging behind other countries in the development of high speed rail networks, according to Lib Dem shadow transport secretary Norman... continue
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Rail News
A promised new station in South Wales has been abandoned, seven years after a government minister held a turf-cutting ceremony at the site. Network... continue
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Rail News
The designs for Birmingham New Street station, part of the £600m Gateway project, were unveiled to passengers last week. Set to double... continue
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Nexus’ new passenger lift at Sunderland station’s south concourse has come into service - the latest stage in the £7m refurbishment... continue
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Opinion
After little more than a year in her post as transport secretary, Ruth Kelly this week announced her decision to step down. The press has speculated... continue
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Letters to the Editor
David Young, Head of Transport Integration and Deputy to Passenger Services Director, South Yorkshire PTE
I enjoyed Nelson’s column, which recognises that Barnsley and Rotherham deserve and indeed, need, better rail services to support economic... continue
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News Extra
By James Dark
Train operators have called for sweeping changes to the way Network Rail is managed. Their responses to the industry’s current consultation on... continue
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News Extra
Train operators believe NR’s high profile engineering overruns have resulted in the company taking a new approach to projects which is... continue
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Other Columnist
By Nicholas Finney
With the present government’s power seeming to ebb away in the face of a harsh economic climate and a resurgent Cameron-led, Conservative... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail has moved closer to the Office of Rail Regulation’s appraisal of what it should spend on the  network between 2009-14. In... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail has unveiled plans for its £400m-plus scheme to increase capacity at Reading station. The notorious bottleneck at the station... continue
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In brief
Network Rail’s Lancashire and Cumbria Route Utilisation Strategy has focused on introducing regular interval timetables, better connections and... continue
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Rail News
By Rhodri Clark
Passenger Focus has said that planning to replace Pacers and other diesel trains built by British Rail in the 1980s should start now. In its... continue
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£11m improvement works at Bradway tunnel between Sheffield and Chesterfield have begun and are expected to last until mid December. Passengers... continue
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East Midlands Trains has reopened Lincoln with services back to normal, after a six-week closure of the station to allow Network Rail to carry out... continue
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