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Rail fare increases for 2023 to be capped at 5.9 per cent

The government says it has acted with the biggest intervention in its history to ensure rail fare increases for 2023 are capped at 5.9...

Rail help for Ukrainian evacuees to reach safety in the UK

A travel scheme helping Ukrainian evacuees reach safety in the UK has been extended another six months the Transport Secretary has announced. The free onward...

Transport Secretary outlines measures to address “unacceptable” rail services in the north

Transport Secretary Mark Harper says current rail services in the north have been unacceptable and following a meeting with northern mayors has agreed that...

Second Innovate UK ‘First of a Kind’ Project Win for One Big Circle

Bristol-based Video Intelligence SME One Big Circle has been announced as one of the winners of Innovate UK’s 2022 ‘First of a Kind' (FOAK)...

RMT members reject latest Network Rail pay offer

Strike action from 6pm Christmas Eve until 6am on December 27th will take place after RMT members from Network Rail have voted overwhelmingly to reject the latest offer from company bosses.

Nearly £2 million for tech start-ups to drive use on AI rescue drones and magnetic train tech

A new round of government funding has been launched to bring to life transport technologies of the future, like rescue mission drones and sensors...

One million journeys made cheaper with Mayor’s £2 fare

Passengers in South Yorkshire have made savings on one million tram and bus journeys with the Mayor’s £2 fare. Part of Mayor Oliver Coppard’s plans...

CMA says rail signalling deal could push up fares for passengers

Hitachi’s anticipated purchase of Thales’ rail infrastructure business could lead to higher fares in future, the CMA has found. Signalling systems are used across mainline...

12 months of breakthrough delivery on East Coast Digital Programme

"It has truly been a year of breakthrough delivery on our East Coast Digital Programme, from the commissioning of new signalling to the testing...

UK rail companies Down Under showcasing innovation

The UK government and the Railway Industry Association have brought 11 leading UK rail companies to Australia and New Zealand to explore significant market...

TfL publishes new draft Business Plan to support London’s recovery from the pandemic

Improving air quality, tackling climate change and investing in public transport are on the agenda for Transport for London's (TfL) latest Business Plan as...

RMT reject offer from Rail Delivery Group

Rail union RMT has rejected an offer from the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) and demanded a meeting today to resolve the ongoing dispute. In a...
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Government approves £48 million of funding for transformation of Peterborough’s Station Quarter

A total of £48 million is on its way to Peterborough, following a successful Levelling Up Fund bid for the first phase of regeneration...

Former easyJet executive switches planes for trains

Northern has appointed John Khatri as its head of engineering transformation delivery. The former easyJet executive, who has also held a number of senior roles...

Kier appoints Louisa Finlay as Chief People Officer

Kier Group plc has announced that Louisa Finlay, currently Kier Construction’s Clients and Markets Managing Director, has been appointed as Chief People Officer and...

Show-stopper guest for Severn Valley Railway’s Spring Steam Gala

The Severn Valley Railway has released the name of the show-stopping guest locomotive that it has secured for its Spring Steam Gala. The iconic...