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RIA: railway industry now faces a ‘summer of uncertainty’

The Railway Industry Association, the voice of the UK rail supply community, recently highlighted that there would be a ‘summer of uncertainty’ for the railway industry...

Rail industry urges export support for SMEs to continue

The Railway Industry Association (RIA), the voice of the UK rail supply community, has called for the Department for International Trade (DIT) to continue...

South Yorkshire Mayor says continued delay in publishing Integrated Rail Plan is unacceptable

The South Yorkshire Mayor Dan Jarvis says it is unacceptable that the long-awaited Integrated Rail Plan is now not going to be published until...

£56 million package to support light rail through recovery period

Light rail operators across England will benefit from up to £56 million in government funding to help ensure they continue to run vital services...

University of Birmingham rail experts on board with the 2021 Transport Decarbonisation Plan

Rail experts at the University of Birmingham have welcomed and backed the government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan announced on 14th July 2021. The plan, Decarbonisation Transport:...

Industry reacts as Government publishes Transport Decarbonisation Plan

The Government has today (14th July 2021) released its Transport Decarbonisation Plan, in which it aims to decarbonise all modes of domestic transport by...

RIA: Government has 10 Days to avoid a ‘Summer of Uncertainty’ for the railway industry

With only ten days left before Parliament goes into recess, the Railway Industry Association – the voice of the UK rail supply community –...

Broad support for heritage steam exemption in the Lords’ Environment Bill debate

In a bid to secure the future of heritage steam, Heritage Railway Association (HRA) President, Lord Faulkner has received wide support for his proposed...

Government must support shifting freight from road to rail for a greener economic recovery, says rail industry

Rail Delivery Group is calling on government to introduce policies that will improve infrastructure and connectivity resulting in increased use of rail freightRail industry...

Minister for Transport to open new rail research building at the University of Birmingham

Andrew Stephenson, Minister of State for Transport, has visited the University of Birmingham to formally open a new purpose-built centre designed to deliver specialist...

Government must not duck tough choices for future of rail says spending watchdog

The Department for Transport (DfT) “has neither the necessary urgency nor appreciates the scale of the challenge ahead” about the future of rail says...

Feasibility study for Isle of Wight railway extension

A business case considering the re-opening of the railway between the existing Island Line and Newport has been submitted to the Department for Transport...
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