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Transport charity says Spring Statement fuel duty cut is “detrimental”

The charity Campaign for Better Transport has said the Spring Statement’s fuel duty cut will not help those most affected by the cost-of-living crisis...

Group announced to review transport in North Wales

The panel of independent commissioners who will recommend how to build a sustainable and integrated transport system for North Wales have been announced by...

Rail industry sets out top priorities for upcoming Spring Statement

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has set out what it would like to see from the Chancellor's Spring Statement, taking place this Wednesday (23...

London Mayor visits East Yorkshire factory but warns future contracts at risk

The Mayor of London has visited the Siemens Mobility facility in Goole, East Yorkshire, where half of the 94 new Piccadilly line tube trains...

£43 million to extend West Midlands depot given green light

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has given the thumbs up to four major transport projects to be delivered as part of the £1.3...

ORR: Rail passenger number recovery continued despite Omicron restrictions

Omicron restrictions from October to December failed to halt an upward trend in people going back to the railways. The Office of Rail and Road...

Transport for the North emphasises role of active travel and multimodal hubs

Transport for the North (TfN) has continued its work to update its 2019 strategic plan, publishing two policy positions -- one on active travel,...

Government issues £23.5 million penalty to Govia-run LSER following “appalling breach of trust”

The government has issued a penalty notice of £23.5 million to London & South Eastern Railway (LSER) following what it branded an “appalling breach...

Stephenson: HS2 must “maintain its focus on delivery to the target cost”

MP Andrew Stephenson has flagged his concern about the cost pressures on HS2. In his twice-yearly update to Parliament, he said that so far the...

FirstGroup on track for 8-year TransPennine National Rail Contract

FirstGroup is set to be given a direct award for the continued operation of TranPennine Express rail services covering up to eight years. The UK...

National Infrastructure Commission: “Slow progress” being made towards levelling up and net zero

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) says that the government risks failure to deliver on its National Infrastructure Strategy – unless it picks up the...

Government: £84 million investment will improve journeys in the North West

The Government has said that a package of works worth £84 million will cut delays and improve train reliability in the North West. At Manchester...
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Loco line-up confirmed for Cotswold Festival of Steam

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has confirmed the full line-up of locomotives for its ‘Somerset & Dorset Remembered’-themed Cotswold Festival of Steam, taking...

Northern gets Gold Standard Investors in People recognition

Northern is delighted to confirm that it has been awarded the Gold standard to the internationally recognised Investors in People scheme.  The north of England...

RBD Rail Recruiter – the rail jobs board

With a host of employers and job-hunting hopefuls aboard, Dean Bruce gives an update about RBD Rail Recruiter – the revolutionary new platform for...

Greater Anglia makes flexi season tickets available

Commuters can now purchase flexi season tickets on ticket machines across the Greater Anglia network. The flexi season ticket is a bundle of eight day...