Train companies respond to unions strike announcement

If this strike goes ahead, it would be hugely frustrating for passengers and bad for British business.

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RMT announces national rail strike dates

RAIL UNION RMT announced today that following the failure of Network Rail to offer anything conclusive aimed at resolving disputes involving signalling…

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Russian Railways is choosing a name for the suburban Desiro trains for the Sochi Olympics

Russian Railways is choosing a name for the suburban Desiro trains manufactured by Siemens AG that will be serving passengers during the XXII Winter Olympic…

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Tracey cricitises Government pull out in Surrey Canal Road Station

Richard Tracey AM, Transport Spokesman for the Conservative Group on the London Assembly, has strongly criticised the Government for reneging on their…

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Proposal for Sheffield trams and buses to share tracks

Stagecoache’s latest plans for public transport in Sheffield over the next decade would see buses and trams sharing tracks. An optical guidance duel…

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Outsourcing: the way forward

Rail has been at the heart of our transport system since tracked roads and wagonways became part of the furniture in Britain’s mines during the 16th…

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Speed: the next dimension

A railway is a living thing – always changing or moving, and not just the trains! Signs and other trackside equipment are affected by the weather…

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Gordon Brown and Alastair Darling put spotlight on Blackfriars Station and rail investment

Network Rail today welcomed the budget day visit by the Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer to see one of London’s biggest infrastructure…

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Has high speed’s time come?

The government’s plans for a future UK high speed rail network were released on 11th March. Lord Adonis, Secretary of State for Transport, announced…

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RTS 2010 Railway Traction Systems

Are you interested in the future of railways and planning to be in Birmingham this April? The IET is hosting the first UK conference on Railway Traction…

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DRS to run charity special

Direct Rail Services is planning, in conjunction with Northern Rail and Network Rail, to run a charity railtour on May 22nd. The train will run from Workington…

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Sale of High Speed 1 to fund green investment bank

Chancellor Alistair Darling has announced the creation of a green investment bank that will provide funding for sustainable transport projects. Speaking…

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