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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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Rail News
October 28
Network Rail faces a £3m penalty after it breached its licence for failing to run an effective and efficient timetabling process for... continue
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Rail News
Rail punctuality between mid September and mid October matched last year's 'best ever' record during the seventh period of the year. From 19... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail faces a £3m penalty after it breached its licence for failing to run an effective and efficient timetabling process for... continue
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Rail News
London TravelWatch, the watchdog for transport users in and around London, has responded to the government’s review of rail franchising,... continue
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Rail News
The number of passengers using the North's rail system is set to soar over the next ten and twenty years, according to a new report published by... continue
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Viewpoint
George Muir
Even on holiday, someone would lean across the table, retsina in hand, wine dark sea behind, the perfume from hot thyme in the air and say,... continue
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Viewpoint
Dr. Paul Salveson
We are in a very different situation following the general election in May. The coalition government is organising a ‘bonfire of... continue
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The Big Question
Michael Roberts, Chief Executive, Association of Train Operating Companies
Investment in Britain’s railway is vital to keep pace with demand which is expected to double in the coming decades. The investment programme... continue
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Invest to save
SWT, Siemens and Network Rail work together on trial
South West Trains, Siemens and Network Rail, have joined forces to pilot an innovative new system that can diagnose potential problems with trains by... continue
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Cover Story
According to the Olympic Delivery Authority, the 2012 Games in London represent the biggest logistical challenge that the country has faced in peace... continue
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Business Lead Story
The new coalition government has claimed that rail franchises will no longer be awarded almost solely on the basis of price. Instead it intends to... continue
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Rail News
Transport for London has published details of an £820m package of rail improvements for Network Rail’s next five-year spending period... continue
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Cover Story
Robert Jack and James Dark
As we enter a period of austerity, it is clear that investment in public transport is going to dry up. There will be less money for new... continue
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End of the line
Former rail regulator Tom Winsor managed to bemuse the Today programme’s James Naughtie during a recent interview for the Radio 4 favourite.... continue
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Letters
Jonathan Tyler,Passenger Transport Networks, York
In his article on open access Paul Salveson argues that it adds value to today's railway. He presses the right buttons about competition,... continue
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Viewpoint
George Muir
Most great and effective leaders seek control - Reagan didn’t but war leaders from Stalin to MacArthur did, and Wellington had a microscopic... continue
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Feature Detail
Hallgate has risen fast through the Network Rail ranks, beginning his railway career on the Railtrack graduate scheme in 1999. After several months... continue
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Feature Detail
London-born Kaye read biology at Imperial College London and followed it up with an MSc in passenger transport management. She joined the Railtrack... continue
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Feature Detail
At just 32 years of age, Burchell became the country’s youngest train company managing director when he took charge at Go Ahead’s... continue
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