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Liverpool City Region mayor wants similar transport system to London

Metro mayor of the Liverpool City Region Steve Rotheram has exclusively told RailBusinessDaily that he wants a transport system similar to London, however he...

Government plans to accelerate rail infrastructure schemes

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng, has unveiled a new growth plan designed to tackle energy costs, bring down inflating and back business.  The...

Businesses ‘all aboard’ for rail improvements shows survey

Local businesses employing over 12,000 workers across the region have given a seal of approval for proposed improvements to the Birmingham - Black Country...

RIA welcomes new DfT Rail Minister Kevin Foster MP

Kevin Foster, MP for Torbay, has been appointed as Minister of State for Transport with responsibility for rail.  Darren Caplan, chief executive of the Railway...

Government will review services and adjust where appropriate, says minister

Transport minister Kevin Foster has said that all services are kept under review and, where appropriate, are being adjusted to reflect fluctuations in demand...

RNEP to be published in “due course” says minister

The Rail Network Enhancement Pipeline (RNEP) update will be published in due course according to the new transport minister Kevin Foster.  However, it is now...

Government to release operator performance scores this autumn

The Department for Transport expects to publish the Emergency Measures Agreement (EMA) and Emergency Recovery Measures Agreement (ERMA) performance scores and fees for the...

DfT will continue to support rail industry in battle against severe weather – minister

New Transport Minister Kevin Foster has said the Department for Transport (DfT) will continue to support the rail industry in the battle against the...

DfT to share outcome of revised East Coast main line timetable upgrade later this year

The Department for Transport (DfT) will be able to share the outcome of revised proposals for a new East Coast main line (ECML) timetable...

Darlington to Dales rail link proposals submitted

Plans to create a passenger rail service running from Darlington to Weardale have been submitted to government. Durham County Council says it has worked with...

Transport for the North’s Board Members set out key priorities

Transport for the North (TfN) is calling on the government for transport investment that will help transform the North of England’s economy and lay...

Anne-Marie Trevelyan named new transport secretary

Anne-Marie Trevelyan has been named the new transport secretary, replacing Grant Shapps. She was previously the Secretary of State for International Trade and President of...
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Railway Benefit Fund launch Energy Support Fund for railway staff

The Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) have today relaunched their Energy Support Fund, in reaction to the increased cost of living many are expected to...