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Government and Scope to deliver new Disabled Persons Passenger Charter

The UK Government is working with disability charity Scope to deliver a new Disabled Persons Passenger Charter. The charter sets out disabled passengers’ rights regarding...

Still time to submit evidence to Integrated Rail Plan inquiry

The deadline is approaching to submit evidence for an inquiry into the Integrated Rail Plan. The inquiry, overseen by the Transport Committee, wants to get...

Rail strike “very much on the cards” says union

The rail union TSSA has said there may be a national rail strike in 2022. It warned this would happen in relation to any cut...

RIA: suppliers “in the dark” without UK Government pipeline update

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has marked the passing of 800 days since the UK Government updated its Rail Network Enhancements Pipeline (RNEP). The RNEP...

TfN launches consultation on Freight and Logistics strategy

Transport for the North (TfN) has launched a consultation on its freight and logistics strategy for the region. Its draft strategy highlights the importance of...

A rundown of some of RBD’s biggest stories of the past year

Grand plans for change, adversity and the triumph of generosity have all caught your attention over the past year when reading the latest news...

Financial support extended for rail services in Scotland

The minister for transport in Scotland has said that emergency support for rail services will carry on into the next year. Emergency Measures Agreements, which...

Main works on next stage of Midland Main Line electrification due to begin

Just a month after announcing £96bn of rail investment for the North and Midlands, work is already starting on the Integrated Rail Plan (IRP)...

New Under Secretary of State in the Department for Transport appointed

Wendy Morton has been appointed to be a parliamentary under secretary of state in the Department for Transport. The move took place as Chris Heaton-Harris...

TfL funding extension confirmed until February

Transport for London (TfL) has said the UK Government has extended funding support until February 2022. An extraordinary funding and financing support package arrangement, announced...

RIA hails new deal finalised between the UK and Australia

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has welcomed the signing of a trade agreement between Australia and the UK, describing it as  “really positive news”. The...

Fife MSPs visit Levenmouth Rail link site

Members of the Scottish Parliament Jenny Gilruth and David Torrance visited the Levenmouth Rail Link site to see first-hand the progress that has been...
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Final call for nominations for the Women in Rail Awards 2022!

Just one week remains to place nominations for The Women in Rail Awards 2022 – which will close on Friday 28 January 2022 –...

Measures put in place after Elizabeth line Crossrail breach

Transport for London (TfL) said that new measures are being implemented after a security breach saw a man boarding at an Elizabeth line station...

Network Rail about to carry out tree-mendous biodiversity work

A new trial to improve biodiversity will soon start on the West Highland Line between Craigendoran and Helensburgh Upper. As part of the project, trees...

In The News | 20th January 2022 | Latest Rail News

Click here to listen to the latest rail news on Thursday, 20th January 2022 InTheNews: The latest rail news on Thursday, 20th January 2022 Londoners will...