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BRITISH passenger operators have agreed to publish more real-time information to enable tech firms to develop better travel apps under new plans announced on August 8 by rail minister, Mr…
BRITAIN’s Windsor Link Railway (WLR) has formed a consortium to submit a market-led proposal to construct a rail tunnel in Windsor west of London to deliver a through railway connecting…
BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport, Mr Chris Grayling, has confirmed electrification of the Manchester - York Trans-Pennine route will go ahead, following speculation that the government was planning to…
BRITAIN’s railways are currently facing their worst crisis since the Hatfield derailment in 2000 which was caused by a broken rail and led to the virtual paralysis of the system…
ELECTRIFICATION remains an “optimal solution” for the development of the busiest parts of Britain’s railway network, despite the cancellation of three key schemes last summer, according to a report by…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a tender for the East Midlands franchise, which will run from August 2019 until August 2027, and started consultation for the new Cross-Country…
FIRST Group and Trenitalia have withdrawn from the competition to run the new East Midlands franchise as the partners seek to concentrate their resources on their bid for the West…
BRITAIN’s Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), with funding from the Department for Transport (DfT), has awarded a grant to a consortium led by open-access operator Grand Central and including…
ITALIAN open-access high-speed operator NTV-Italo and Spanish national train operator Renfe have been granted permission by Britain’s Department for Transport (DfT) to participate in upcoming rail franchise competitions.
THE British government has granted funding to infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) to design, develop a business case, and conduct public consultation on a project to increase capacity in the…
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