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News Lead Story
The secretary of state for transport has announced plans for a major investment in Britain's railways. Philip Hammond has confirmed the full... continue
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Rail News
Transport minister Philip Hammond is this week expected to approve plans for the replacement of Britain's High Speed Train fleet. The move will see... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
The UK bus industry celebrated another year of delivery and enterprise yesterday, despite the continuing challenges of the economic situation, the... continue
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End of the line
We’re all painfully familiar with the revolving door for ministers at Marsham Street so an interview given by transport secretary Philip... continue
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Viewpoint
George Osborne came of age on October 20. Whatever one may think about the rights and wrongs of the spending review, I could not but help admire his... continue
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Market Lead Story
Operators, consultants and local authorities have painted an apocalyptic vision of the impact on bus networks from forthcoming changes to the English... continue
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Cover Story Detail
1. Regenerative braking. It was a significant breakthrough in 2008 when, working closely with Network Rail and train builder Bombardier, Southern... continue
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Cover Story Detail
When Labour came to power in 1997 it was John Prescott who was handed the transport brief. Prescott was enthusiastically pro-public transport but... continue
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Rail News
The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has warned that rail users contending with overcrowding on trains face continuing capacity issues in... continue
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Rail News
Directly Operated Railways, the state-owned operator of the East Coast intercity rail franchise, has published its first Annual Report which reveals... continue
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Bus News
The Department for Transport has announced the winners for the second round of the Green Bus Fund. The scheme aims to encourage and help bus... continue
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Reflections
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It is hard to know what to make of the government’s forthcoming reforms to concessionary fares policy, except that they are unlikely to end... continue
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Rail News
The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has warned that rail users contending with overcrowding on trains face continuing capacity issues in... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
Two Canadian pension funds have clinched a £2bn deal to acquire the High Speed 1 rail route. The government announced the sale of the line,... continue
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Rail News
As part of its submission to the rail franchising review, Passenger Focus has advised government that any new rail contract should be based on the... continue
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Rail News
Directly Operated Railways, the state-owned operator of the East Coast intercity rail franchise, today published its first Annual Report which... continue
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Bus News
The Department for Transport this week reminded interested parties that its consultation into reimbursement arrangements for England's national... continue
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In brief
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport has welcomed yesterday’s statement by the Secretary of State for Transport Philip Hammond... continue
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News Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Transport secretary Philip Hammond has announced funding for 16 transport schemes in the wake of last week's Spending Review. However, the DfT has... continue
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Rail News
Prime minister David Cameron today announced the publication of the UK’s first ever infrastructure plan, identifying the scale of the... continue
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