Latest news:
News category: Railways

3368 results from all titles

Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
HS2 has moved forward as the Government won backing for preparatory work on the new railway line. The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin welcomed... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Network Rail delivered £2.7bn capital projects in the six months to September but is still not hitting train performance targets. The company... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Investment advisors have advised that a Government review of Serco contracts may affect the outsourcing firm's chances of winning rail franchises. A... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
Pro-rail group Railfuture has declared its support for the Government’s high-speed rail plans. Many of the organisation’s members have... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has asked new HS2 Ltd chairman Sir David Higgins to explore how to cut the cost of HS2 below the current estimated £42.6bn (2011... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
MINISTERS HAVE asked HS2 Ltd to study ways of increasing rail capacity between London and Scotland, and bring London–Edinburgh/Glasgow journey... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new way to assess the quality of pedestrian routes between rail stations and town centres has been published by Dutch rail operator Abellio Group... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has given final approval to a £17m new southern entrance to Leeds station. The DfT will contribute £12.4m. Works should be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT this week explained why the monetary benefits to business travellers of high-speed rail have shot up even though the value of time saved by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Merseyrail passengers can now use contactless payment cards for travel. The system currently accepts MasterCard and VISA, with American Express... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has set up ‘Norwich in 90’, a taskforce to explore ways of cutting the rail journey time between London and Norwich from two... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government has set up a working group to study ways of improving North Wales rail services. An initial report will be prepared by the end... continue
Categories: Railways, Wales
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has granted development consent for Network Rail’s planned capacity improvements on the Redditch railway branch in Worcestershire. The... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
It’s not every day that a committee of MPs pores over the detail of a transport consultant’s report. But that’s what happened last... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail is consulting on plans to increase rail capacity on the Hope Valley line between Sheffield and Manchester. The new loops and other... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Five companies – Abellio, Arriva, FirstGroup, MTR and National Express – have pre-qualified to bid for the new ten-year ScotRail... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Two disused Victorian rail tunnels under the Pennines on the former ‘Woodhead route’ between Manchester and Sheffield will be sealed up... continue
Local Transport Today
News
John W E Helm
FirstGroup has reported mixed results for the half-year results to end of September with a deterioration of results in its UK Bus division but... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
National Express Group has reported revenue growth of 5% in the third quarter, and 3% for the year to date. The group has five main business areas:... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A committee of the Northern Ireland Assembly has urged ministers to introduce competitive tendering for some public transport and to shift some of... continue
< | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | >