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Historic railway is still here for culture

The Kent and East Sussex Railway is set to receive a further financial boost from the Government thanks to the latest awards under the...

Additional support for light rail operators in Scotland

The Scottish Government is to provide a further £7.5 million of emergency funding for Glasgow Subway and Edinburgh Trams in response to the on-going...

£9m boost for North Wales Metro

More than £9m is being made available to Transport for Wales to take forward work on the North Wales metro, Transport and North Wales...

Global Centre of Rail Excellence on track at former opencast site: £50 million capital funding confirmed by Welsh Government

Plans for the construction of a world class rail testing facility on a former opencast mining site at the head of the Dulais and...

Transport Committee: To hit its own decarbonisation deadline, Government must set out clear strategy for rail network

The rail industry needs a clear strategy from Government on how to decarbonise the network, says the Transport Committee in a new report, Trains fit...

Work set to start on Black Country railway stations after funding confirmed

Works to pave the way for £55 million construction of two Black Country Railway Stations will begin this Spring following the final approval of...

Extension to COVID-19 support funding for Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) says it has agreed with the government that COVID-19 support funding will be extended until May 18, on the same...

Further £33 million COVID-19 support funding announced for light rail and trams

A further £33 million of emergency coronavirus (COVID-19) funding has been provided to support light rail and tram operators during the pandemic. Operators will receive...

‘A Transport System Fit for Future Generations’ – Welsh Government sets out bold targets in new transport vision

A bold pledge to increase the number of people using public transport, walking and cycling sits at the heart of the Welsh Governments bold...

Vital rail artery to be better protected as rockfall shelter plans handed £37.4m boost

Plans to extend a rockfall shelter that will protect the only railway line into the south west for the next 100 years, have received...

Devon communities to be better connected as railway line set to reopen for first time in 50 years

Communities and passengers in Devon are to benefit from the reopening of the railway between Okehampton and Exeter as a result of the Government’s...

ScotRail to move to Scottish Government ownership

ScotRail services will be provided within Scottish Government ownership from the expiry of the current ScotRail franchise, currently expected in March 2022.   Speaking in...
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