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Business
Momentum has appeared to be building inexorably in the UK towards following the European example of devolving much greater responsibility for local... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
­T­­he UK Government has issued its consultation paper on options for decentralising local and regional rail services within England.... continue
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Cover Story Detail
James Dark
A project involving the Association of Train Operating Companies has begun to consider building on the UK’s Rail Settlement Plan philosophy to... continue
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Business
The current UK rail reform programme has led to a real change in perspective at Network Rail, which looks increasingly set to develop from simply a... continue
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Business
The fares consultation published alongside the UK government’s rail Command Paper generated huge publicity, predominantly surrounding proposals... continue
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Business
The Department for Transport’s  Command Paper aims to take forward proposals set out by last year’s McNulty review of the rail... continue
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Politics Lead Story
London Mayor Boris Johnson has set out plans to take over responsibility for managing the capital’s inner suburban rail services. Under his... continue
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Rail News
The Department for Transport (DfT) has appointed four consortia to consultancy frameworks for road and rail projects. The consortia are: Ove Arup... continue
Categories: Rail, DfT/SRA, England
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People
Philip Rutman has been appointed the new permanent secretary at the UK Department for Transport. Rutman is currently director general business and... continue
Categories: People, DfT/SRA, England
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In brief
Transport Minister Norman Baker has announced £15m of new funding for sustainable travel projects designed to promote economic growth and cut... continue
Categories: Funding, Rail, DfT/SRA, England
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Rail News
Transport Secretary Justine Greening has announced changes to the phase 1 London-Birmingham HS2 route proposed during consultation in order to... continue
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Rail News
The Department for Transport has set out detailed benefits which will be provided by HS2 including capacity increases, journey time savings, modal... continue
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Rail News
Plans for the rail regulator to be given more powers to protect passengers’ interests have been set out in a joint consultation published by... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
­T­­he concept of ‘localism’ is one that’s set to have an increasing impact on the way transport is planned and... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
The Department for Transport has announced a new £50m Better Bus Areas fund to enable operators and local authorities to form effective... continue
Categories: Bus, Funding, DfT/SRA, All of UK
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Rail News
The Department for Transport has provided £29m of funding for First Great Western to operate an additional 48 carriages until the end of its... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
The Department for Transport’s Command Paper on reducing costs and reforming the structure of the rail industry has been delayed by new... continue
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Rail News
The Department for Transport is aiming to reduce rail industry bureaucracy by reviewing nearly 200 rail transport regulations. The regulations have... continue
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Products & Services
Adults with impairments are less likely to use any public transport mode as much as they would like to when compared to those without impairments, a... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
­I­­t seems slightly self-indulgent to use this ‘opinion’ column to go into the ins and outs of my local train service in the... continue
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