Latest news:
News category: Government

416 results from all titles

Transit
Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
The Department for Transport's promise of bringing 1,300 new rail carriages into service by 2014 is "over-optimistic", according to a House... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
A government transport minister is being tackled over the £2m cost of pensioners' free bus passes in Torbay tomorrow. continue
Transit
Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
Association of Train Operating Companies chief executive Michael Roberts has called for commitment on high speed rail with the go-ahead of... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon has ruled out renegotiating the East Coast rail franchise as growing numbers of MPs expressed concern. continue
Transit
Media Monitor
First Group illustrated the dire impact of the recession on Britain’s railways yesterday as its train business reported a 21% drop in full-year... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
Passenger Focus watchdog will replace Air Transport Users Council The airline passenger watchdog, a long-standing critic o... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
First Great Western, the much-criticised Paddington-based train company, has received a secret £50m bailout from the taxpayer. continue
Transit
Media Monitor
National Express calls for franchise renegotiation could lead other rail operators to demand cheaper deals.
continue
Transit
Media Monitor
Union weighs into row over East Coast The biggest rail union has warned it would be “political suicide” for ministers to bow to Na... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
National Express is looking at how it will meet its debt covenants despite speculation that it would take more drastic action, such as changes to its... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
Transport group says it will go to arbitration if legal dispute with government over contract payments due from South West Trains is not resolved. ... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
Transport group says it will go to arbitration if legal dispute with government over contract payments due from South West Trains is not resolved. ... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
Meera Rambissoon
Ulsterbus, Metro, and Translink face job cuts in Northern Ireland Seventy-five jobs will be cut from Northern Ireland's bus and rail services next... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
Meera Rambissoon
National Express in rail cash plea to government Bus and rail group National Express will this week make a fresh plea to government for financial... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
Meera Rambissoon
Train operators fail to impress rail minister Lord Adonis on network trip "They had been given plenty of notice to spruce up stations, clean... continue
Transit
Rail News
Transport Minister Lord Andrew Adonis has embarked on a five-day rail tour around the UK to experience rail travel from the perspective of an... continue
Transit
In brief
Meera Rambissoon
Ministers urge Network Rail chiefs to give up £1m bonuses The Government is to put pressure on Network Rail to reduce or cancel bonuses of... continue
Transit
In brief
Meera Rambissoon
Government could boost rail work and target fare dodgers in £250m package The government is considering a £250m stimulus package for the... continue
Transit
In brief
Meera Rambissoon
Geoff Hoon hit by £70k rent row Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon paid his wife nearly £70,000 of taxpayers’ money in rent on his... continue
Transit
Regular Feature
James Dark
According to transport minister Andrew Adonis, there are a number of crucial Terms of Engagement that transport ministers observe when attending rail... continue
< | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | >