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Rail Freight Group urges the Government to take a 25-30 year perspective on modal shift

The Rail Freight Group has outlined to transport secretary Philip Hammond how…

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Green light for Midland Metro extension

The Government has pledged £75m towards extending Birmingham’s Midland…

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Dismay as freight facilities grant scrapped

The freight facilities grant, which helps finance modal shift from road to rail,…

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Competition begins to run West Coast franchise

Applicants for the prestigious West Coast franchise, which expires next year,…

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Timescale for rail franchises announced

The DfT is to let shorter rail franchises, allowing time for reformed franchise…

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Philip Hammond set to announce rail reforms

Transport secretary Philip Hammond is set to announce later today that new incentives…

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Green light for GW electrification but IEP decision put on hold

Transport Secretary Philip Hammond has announced that the Great Western Main…

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Crossrail outlines progress on delivering value for money

Throughout 2010 Crossrail has been engaged in a value management process to…

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Access improvements complete at Huddersfield Station

Passengers using Huddersfield station have better access and facilities after…

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Government sets out proposals for longer rail franchises

Rail Minister Theresa Villiers has proposed that passenger rail franchises need…

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Crossrail: Annual update from Minister of State for Transport

The Minister of State for Transport (Theresa Villiers): During the passage of…

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