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Latest results published by Network Rail show a strong base from which to deliver the huge infrastructure upgrade projects set out in the... continue
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Rail News
Network rail is quoting £4,000 as the cost of a new rail station clock. Helen Beaumont, Transport for London’s principal transport... continue
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Rail News
Seating capacity on the first Intercity Express routes will increase by up to 70%, and the trains will be up to 40% more energy efficient, the... continue
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Rail News
By james Dark
The development of the new London Midland rail franchise could be “a historic time for transport in the UK”, the company’s managing... continue
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Network Rail plans to redevelop the platform canopies of Derby station over the next 18 months, costing £18m. It will carry out the work... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
Delivery of the 1,300 new trains promised by the government risks being severely delayed by the Department for Transport’s suffocating control... 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 Feature
By Meera Rambissoon
There’s only one St Pancras station, and what a station it is. But, there are also over  2,499 other rail stations in the UK - varying in... continue
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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
More stations should join the Secure Stations Scheme. This was the message from transport secretary Ruth Kelly at an awards event for tackling crime... continue
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Rail News
A new rail station at Llanharan, near Bridgend, has opened and is expected to become a significant commuter railhead in an area of housing... continue
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Regular News
It’s been a difficult start to 2008 for Network Rail. The infrastructure controller is under fire after engineering works over the Christmas... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
Network Rail has been told that its Strategic Business Plan is inefficient and overpriced by up to £5bn. In its initial assessment of the... continue
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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
Virgin trains and One Railway have complained to the Office of Rail Regulation, after Network Rail engineering works over Christmas and New Year... continue
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Regular Feature
By James Dark
When it finally happened last month, the launch of Grand Central’s open access venture was a quiet affair, in stark contrast to the years of... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
For supporters of the rail industry, Network Rail’s failures to deliver engineering projects at Rugby and Liverpool Street over the Christmas... 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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In brief
The RMT and TSSA unions called off strikes planned at Network Rail’s 20 major stations on June 26 and 27 with both sides saying progress had... continue
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National Express East Anglia has secured a special compensation package from Network Rail for customers who were affected by the overhead line... continue
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Rail News
A new study has been put to tender by Network Rail on the case for building new lines on five of its strategic routes, in a move to  meet the... continue
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Rail News
Office of Rail Regulation chairman Chris Bolt has told Network Rail that it is falling short of its stated aim of becoming a world class provider of... continue
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