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Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport13 July 1995
Norris gives green light to Midland Metro


1995-07-13 DoT-001
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Railtrack plc9 July 1997
Special Olympics UK gymnast performs at Waterloo for Railtrack 'Partners in Giving' launch


1997-07-09 RTK-002
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Office of the Rail Regulator3 April 1998
Rail Regulator to approve West Coast Main Line upgrade subject to major future improvements for passengers and freight users


1998-04-03 ORR-001
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OPRAF8 June 1998
Increased service frequencies complement West Coast upgrade deal


1998-06-08 OPR-001
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Office of the Rail Regulator8 June 1998
Rail Regulator gives final approval to West Coast upgrade


1998-06-08 ORR-001
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OPRAF7 October 1998
Focus on integrated transport as Stagecoach / Virgin acquisition gets Franchising Director's approval


1998-10-07 OPR-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority13 September 1999
SSRA to lead review of rail capacity in the West Midlands


1999-09-13 SRA-001
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Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions13 December 1999
Prescott sets out ten-year plan for investment


1999-12-13 DET-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority8 March 2000
Areas defined for second franchise replacement round


2000-03-08 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Central Trains27 March 2000
Central's last “slam door” train is withdrawn three years ahead of John Prescott's deadline


2000-03-27 CEN-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority19 April 2000
New entrants qualify for second franchise replacement round


2000-04-19 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority8 May 2000
SSRA moves towards high speed rail route to the north


2000-05-08 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release
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ATOC19 May 2000
More seats for more passengers in summer timetable


2000-05-19 ATO-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority20 June 2000
Sir Alastair Morton sets out map for UK rail


2000-06-20 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release
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Prism Rail PLC18 July 2000
National Express Group plc ('National Express') recommended offer for Prism Rail PLC ('Prism Rail')


2000-07-18 PRI-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority10 August 2000
New Chiltern agreement brings £370 million investment


2000-08-10 SRA-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions12 December 2000
Birmingham tram extensions one step closer - Prescott


2000-12-12 DET-001
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Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions18 Sep 2001 00:00
Jamieson welcomes 250 new jobs and opens new £30m train maintenance facility


2001-09-18 DTR-001
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Strategic Rail Authority14 January 2002
Building a better railway: SRA launches rail strategy delivering improvements for Wales' railway


2002-01-14 SRA-001
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Strategic Rail Authority14 January 2002
Building a better railway: SRA launches strategic plan


2002-01-14 SRA-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority18 February 2002
Building a better railway: £370 million investment programme for Chiltern Railways - 20 year deal signed


2002-02-18 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority7 March 2002
SRA agrees terms for restructuring of Central Trains and ScotRail


2002-03-07 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority1 October 2002
Four invited to submit final bids for Wales and Borders franchise


2002-10-01 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority3 October 2002
Immediate benefits for Central Trains passengers from improvements package


2002-10-03 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority9 October 2002
Substantial passenger benefits delivered by 2004 and maintenance backlog eliminated by West Coast plan


2002-10-09 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Network Rail4 December 2002
Network Rail completes public member selection process


2002-12-04 NET-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 Dec 2002 00:00
£5.5 billion package of transport improvements


2002-12-10 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Network Rail17 March 2003
£19 million for Longsight signalling


2003-03-17 NET-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Network Rail4 April 2003
More money to be spent on once-threatened rail line


2003-04-04 NET-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Network Rail8 April 2003
New signalling system commissioned on West Coast Main Line


2003-04-08 NET-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Network Rail11 April 2003
West Coast work starts in Goostrey


2003-04-11 NET-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Network Rail16 June 2003
Pendolinos on track for delivery


2003-06-16 NET-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Network Rail20 June 2003
Transport Secretary opens signalling centre


2003-06-20 NET-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Network Rail23 June 2003
Summer 2004: Ipswich tunnel to close for 8 weeks


2003-06-23 NET-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority8 July 2003
SRA enter heads of terms on Central Trains two-year extension


2003-07-08 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority9 October 2003
Two year Central Trains extension


2003-10-09 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Network Rail18 November 2003
Network Rail takes over management of Liverpool Lime Street station


2003-11-18 NET-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport18 Dec 2003 00:00
£1.9 billion boost for local transport


2003-12-18 DfT-001
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Network Rail5 March 2004
West Coast works gather pace in Scotland


2004-03-05 NET-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport27 Apr 2004 00:00
Chairman of the Midlands Rail Passengers Committee


2004-04-27 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 Jul 2004 00:00
West Midlands to get more say in how it runs its railways


2004-07-15 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport2 Dec 2004 00:00
1.6 billion investment in local transport


2004-12-02 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport20 Dec 2004 00:00
Planning approval given to extend Midland Metro


2004-12-20 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport19 Jan 2005 00:00
Disabled persons transport advisory committee appointments


2005-01-19 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport13 Jun 2005 00:00
Board members appointed to the new Rail Passengers Council


2005-06-13 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport18 October 2005 00.00
Central Trains franchise remapping


2005-10-18 DfT-001
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Virgin Trains32 January 2006
Virgin committed to CrossCountry franchise


2006-01-23 VIR-001
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Wrexham & Shropshire31 January 2006
The Wrexham, Shropshire and Marylebone Railway proposes new train services to link North Wales, Shropshire and London


2006-01-31 WRE-001
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Department for Transport14 Feb 2006 00:00
Mayor to take responsibility for Silverlink Metro services


2006-02-14 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport31 Mar 2006 00:00
Central trains franchise extended to Autumn 2007


2006-03-31 DfT-002
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Department for Transport23 May 2006 00:00
New benefits identified for passengers - upgrade of West Coast


2006-05-23 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport8 Jun 2006 00:00
Extra rail services for the West Midlands proposed


2006-06-08 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport8 Jun 2006 00:00
Extra rail services for the East Midlands proposed


2006-06-08 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport8 Jun 2006 00:00
Consultations launched for three new rail franchises


2006-06-08 DfT-003
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Department for Transport11 Aug 2006 00:00
Silverlink franchise extended to November 2007


2006-08-11 DfT-001
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Department for Transport19 Sep 2006 00:00
Department for Transport announces pre-qualified bidders for 3 new franchises


2006-09-19 DfT-001
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Department for Transport31 Oct 2006 00:00
Invitations to tender issued for three new rail franchises


2006-10-31 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 Nov 2006 00:00
More stations benefit from funding to improve access


2006-11-09 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport21 June 2007
Department for Transport announces winner of West Midlands franchise


2007-06-21 DfT-001
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Govia21 June 2007
Improvements on the way for passengers as Govia wins the West Midlands rail franchise


2007-06-21 GOV-001
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Govia21 June 2007
Improvements on the way for passengers as Govia wins the West Midlands rail franchise


2007-06-21 LON-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport22 Jun 2007 07:07
New rail franchise delivers more services and extra capacity for the East Midlands


2007-06-22 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 Jul 2007 07:02
New rail franchise delivers big increase in capacity between major cities


2007-07-10 DfT-001
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Wrexham & Shropshire3 September 2007
Wrexham & Shropshire gets go ahead


2007-09-03 WRE-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport18 Sep 2007 12:13
Transport Minister in Birmingham to hear local views and in Coleshill to open new £9m railway station


2007-09-18 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport20 Sep 2007 09:58
Appointments to the Commission for Integrated Transport


2007-09-20 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport12 Feb 2008 09:08
£400m to transform Birmingham New Street station


2008-02-12 DfT-001
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Wrexham & Shropshire6 October 2008
New timetable shortens journey time to London


2008-10-06 WRE-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport8 Dec 2008 00:04
Winter timetable sees thousands more seats introduced


2008-12-08 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 Jan 2009 12:37
Hoon outlines air, road and rail improvements to boost economy and jobs


2009-01-15 DfT-001
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Department for Transport28 Jan 2009 00:05
Solihull drives change with £11m transport scheme


2009-01-28 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

ATOC15 June 2009 00.01
Rail report makes case for considering new community links


2009-06-15 ATO-001
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Archive ::: Press release

National Express Group1 July 2009
National Express Group PLC Pre Close Statement


2009-07-01 NXG-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport14 Dec 2009 09:03
Adonis looks to a high speed future


2009-12-14 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 Dec 2009 10:06
£20m for smart ticketing in our cities within five years


2009-12-15 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport30 Dec 2009 09:30
Adonis: 2010 will be the 'year of high speed rail'


2009-12-30 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport27 Jan 2010 12:09
New Chairman appointed to lead HS2


2010-01-27 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport28 February 2010
High speed rail


2010-02-28 DfT-001
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Department for Transport11 Mar 2010 14:10
HS2 gears up for next stage of work following Government's publication of HS2 report


2010-03-11 DfT-001
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Department for Transport11 Mar 2010 12:05
Adonis sets out high speed rail proposals


2010-03-11 DfT-002
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Department for Transport14 June 2010
Better value for money rail inquiry asked for early initial report


2010-06-14 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport26 July 2010
High Speed 2: Exceptional Hardship Scheme


2010-07-26 DfT-001
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Department for Transport4 Oct 2010 10:34
Proposed High Speed Rail network north of Birmingham confirmed


2010-10-04 DfT-001
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Greengauge 213 November 2010
Government abandons the S-shaped network


2010-11-03 GRE-001
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Department for Transport29 Nov 2010 12:49
More than 2,100 new carriages for rail travellers as Government unveils rail investment package


2010-11-29 DfT-001
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Department for Transport7 Dec 2010 12:08
Government targets £1bn savings from rail industry reform


2010-12-07 DfT-002
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Department for Transport20 December 2010
High Speed Rail


2010-12-20 DfT-001
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Department for Transport20 December 2010
New high speed rail proposals unveiled


2010-12-20 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport28 February 2011
High Speed Rail


2011-02-28 DfT-001
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Department for Transport1 March 2011
Green light for new trains and rail electrification


2011-03-01 DfT-002
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Department for Transport1 April 2011
Huge increase in commuter trains possible with HS2 - Hammond


2011-04-01 DfT-001
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Department for Transport29 July 2011
High Speed rail consultation draws to a close


2011-07-29 DfT-001
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Freshfield Foundation7 October 2011
Report on the “HS2 process” 07/10/11


2011-10-07 FRE-001
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Network RailThursday 19 Jan 2012 00:00
HS2 could free up space for faster, more frequent trains on Britain’s busiest rail line – new study


2012-01-19 NET-001
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Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport26 January 2012
Making HS2 happen


2012-01-26 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport16 February 2012
Construction of Midland Metro extension to begin


2012-02-16 DfT-001
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Govia29 February 2012
London Midland’s new trains bring extra capacity and faster journeys


2012-02-29 LON-001
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Department for Transport26 March 2012
Douglas Oakervee appointed as new chair of HS2 Ltd


2012-03-26 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport26 April 2012
Alison Munro re-appointed as Chief Executive of HS2 Ltd


2012-04-26 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Office of Rail Regulation26 April 2012
Rail passenger journeys across Great Britain reach record levels


2012-04-26 ORR-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport12 July 2012
HS2 London to West Midlands Property Compensation


2012-07-12 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release
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Department for Transport16 July 2012
Investing in rail, investing in jobs and growth


2012-07-16 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport16 July 2012
Rail investment


2012-07-16 DfT-003
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Archive ::: Press release
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FirstGroup plcEmbargoed until 7:00am on 15 August 2012
FirstGroup welcomes award of Intercity West Coast rail franchise


2012-08-15 FIR-001
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Archive ::: Written statement
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FirstGroup plc16 August 2012
InterCity West Coast rail franchise: your questions answered


2012-08-16 FIR-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Network RailMonday 01 Oct 2012 09:00
New ideas for value for money rail growth


2012-10-01 NET-001
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Archive ::: Written statement
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Department for Transport25 October 2012
High Speed Two - Assistance and compensation for home owners and occupiers on the London - West Midlands Route


2012-10-25 DfT-001
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Department for Transport25 October 2012
Government unveils generous HS2 compensation package


2012-10-25 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport27 November 2012
Widespread support for greater rail devolution


2012-11-27 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport20 December 2012 07:00
Government secures free travel for London Midland passengers


2012-12-20 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Govia20 December 2012
New passenger benefits package marks extension of London Midland franchise


2012-12-20 LON-001
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Archive ::: Press release
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Network Rail8 January 2013
Network Rail sets out response to challenges of growing railway in the east of England


2013-01-08 NET-006
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport28 January 2013
High speed rail for British jobs and prosperity


2013-01-28 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport28 January 2013
HS2 phase two exceptional hardship scheme


2013-01-28 DfT-003
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HS1 Ltd11 February 2013
HS1 announces £1.6 billion refinance success


2013-02-11 HS1-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport16 May 2013
HS2 phase one consultations


2013-05-16 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport16 May 2013
HS2 moves a step closer with publication of draft 'Environmental statement' and design refinement consultations


2013-05-16 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

National Audit Office16 May 2013
High Speed 2: A review of early programme preparation


2013-05-16 NAO-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport03 June 2013
Kenilworth new station


2013-06-03 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport9 July 2013
HS2: safeguarding the phase one (London to the West Midlands) route


2013-07-09 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 July 2013
HS2 ‘safeguarded’ in major step forward for scheme


2013-07-09 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport17 July 2013
High speed rail update on phase two


2013-07-17 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release
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Public Accounts Committee9 September 2013
PAC publishes High Speed 2 report


2013-09-09 PAC-001
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Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport12 September 2013
Property owners protected by HS2 compensation scheme


2013-09-12 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport24 October 2013
HS2 design refinement consultation: decisions and Safeguarding Directions for Northolt and Bromford


2013-10-24 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

London Midland25 October 2013
Reliability of trains set to improve


2013-10-25 LON-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport1 November 2013
Next phase of work for High Speed 2 and Scotland


2013-11-01 DfT-001
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HS1 Ltd4 November 2013
High Speed 1 welcomes Eurostar announcement to introduce services from London to Amsterdam


2013-11-04 HS1-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 November 2013
HS2 Growth Taskforce comes to East Midlands to secure maximum boost for region's economy


2013-11-15 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport20 November 2013
HS2 Growth Taskforce comes to Yorkshire to secure maximum boost for region's economy


2013-11-20 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport25 November 2013
Major step forward for HS2 as hybrid Bill published


2013-11-25 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport25 November 2013
High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill


2013-11-25 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport12 December 2013
Green light for Kenilworth Station


2013-12-12 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport13 March 2014
Cycling boost for Selly Oak rail station


2014-03-13 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport13 March 2014
£5 million for Wolverhampton tram works


2014-03-13 DfT-003
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport17 March 2014
Higgins review


2014-03-17 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport3 April 2014
New stations for Coventry to Nuneaton rail line


2014-04-03 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport9 April 2014
HS2 Phase One property


2014-04-09 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 April 2014
Dates for petitioning HS2 hybrid Bill (London – West Midlands) announced by Parliament


2014-04-10 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport22 April 2014
Transport Secretary visited a major infrastructure investment project in Birmingham


2014-04-22 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport19 June 2014
Better journeys for passengers on the West Coast Main Line


2014-06-19 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport26 June 2014
Safeguarding directions


2014-06-26 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport8 July 2014
HS2 Phase One: property consultation 2014


2014-07-08 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport8 July 2014
Help for property owners affected by HS2


2014-07-08 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport21 July 2014
HS2 jobs and growth boost for Birmingham


2014-07-21 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 September 2014
Train operators urged to tackle overcrowding


2014-09-10 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport12 September 2014
HS2 Growth and Connectivity Conference


2014-09-12 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport2 October 2014
More seats for London Midland passengers as extra trains delivered early


2014-10-02 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport6 October 2014
Work begins on new Bermuda Park railway station in the West Midlands


2014-10-06 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 October 2014
£30 million HS2 community and business support funds launched


2014-10-10 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Inter City Railways13 November 2014
Transport: the driver of Birmingham's success


2014-11-13 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Speech (full)
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Department for Transport20 November 2014
Launch of the Independent Transport Commission's HS2 report


2014-11-20 DfT-003
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 December 2014
Thousands more seats for London Midland passengers


2014-12-09 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

London Midland9 December 2014. 09.00
New trains, new services and more seats from London Midland


2014-12-09 LON-001
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Archive ::: Press release
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Department for Transport2 January 2015
Government curbs rail fare rises


2015-01-02 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

HS2 Ltd2 -- 14 January 2015
Jonathan Crone and Colin Morris join HS2 delivery team


2015-01-14 HS2-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport16 January 2015
HS2 Phase One property: package of measures


2015-01-16 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

London Midland28 January 2015 07:00 GMT
More fare dodgers targeted by London Midland


2015-01-28 LON-001
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Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport11 February 2015
Full speed ahead for rail strategy


2015-02-11 DfT-004
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport2 March 2015
Transport Secretary visits Wolverhampton


2015-03-02 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release
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Rail Delivery Group3 March 2015
Passengers reap £20m of savings a year after the launch of the Two Together Railcard


2015-03-03 RDG-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Network Rail13 March 2015
Railway between Leamington Spa and Banbury reopens three weeks early


2015-03-13 NET-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport23 March 2015
HS2 update


2015-03-23 DfT-003
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport26 March 2014
Smart travel gains momentum across the country


2015-03-26 DfT-003
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Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport1 June 2015
Transport has power to change the north


2015-06-01 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport1 June 2015
Transport Secretary confirms government is forging ahead on high-speed rail and a Northern Powerhouse


2015-06-01 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Network Rail30 Jul 2015
Chiltern Railways boss to join Network Rail board


2015-07-30 NET-001
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Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport18 September 2015
Transforming the rail passenger experience


2015-09-18 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release
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Network Rail20 September 2015
Birmingham New Street station opens to passengers


2015-09-20 NET-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Transport for London28 September 2015
UK’s productivity and economic growth to be boosted by Crossrail 2, confirms latest research


2015-09-28 TfL-001
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Archive ::: Press release
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Network Rail6 October 2015
Manchester Victoria opened after £44 million upgrade


2015-10-06 NET-001
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Archive ::: Press release
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National Audit Office24 November 2015
Reform of the rail franchising programme


2015-11-24 NAO-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport25 November 2015
Department for Transport’s settlement at the Spending Review 2015


2015-11-25 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport30 November 2015
HS2 route from Birmingham to Crewe to open 6 years early - Chancellor confirms


2015-11-30 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport30 November 2015
HS2 and the Northern Powerhouse


2015-11-30 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport30 November 2015
Property consultation launched as HS2 route from West Midlands to Crewe confirmed


2015-11-30 DfT-003
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Archive ::: Written statement
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Department for Transport1 December 2015
HS2 Phase Two: answer to urgent question regarding route and station choices


2015-12-01 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release
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Department for Transport3 December 2015
New contract to make journeys better for West Midlands rail passengers


2015-12-03 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Written statement
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Department for Transport3 December 2015
Rail franchising: West Midlands


2015-12-03 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release
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The Go-Ahead Group3 December 2015
London Midland awarded new contract to continue operation of train services


2015-12-03 GOA-001
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Archive ::: Press release
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London Midland3 December 2015 07.06
London Midland welcomes new contract award


2015-12-03 LON-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 December 2015
Passengers asked for views on next West Midlands rail franchise


2015-12-15 DfT-002
182


Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport26 January 2016
The death of the tangerine ticket


2016-01-26 DfT-001
183


Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport2 February 2016
Leading change in the rail industry


2016-02-02 DfT-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport4 February 2016
HS2 moves closer to construction as Transport Secretary officially opens Birmingham headquarters


2016-02-04 DfT-002
185


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport22 March 2016
HS2 Phase One: financial indemnity for Affinity Water


2016-03-22 DfT-001
186


Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport7 April 2016
Three companies shortlisted to compete for the next West Midlands franchise


2016-04-07 DfT-001
187


Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport25 May 2016
Rail tourism winners announced


2016-05-25 DfT-001
188


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport26 May 2016
HS2 Phase 2a (West Midlands to Crewe): property consultation


2016-05-26 DfT-001
189


Archive ::: Press release
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Department for Transport26 May 2016
Financial help for property owners affected by HS2 extended route to Crewe


2016-05-26 DfT-002
190


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport26 May 2016
Rail franchising 26 May 2016


2016-05-26 DfT-003
191


Archive ::: Press release

National Audit Office28 June 2016
Progress with preparations for High Speed 2


2016-06-28 NAO-001
192


Archive ::: Press release
3

HS2 Ltd7 July 2016
David Higgins recommends new HS2 plans for South Yorkshire


2016-07-07 HS2-001
193


Archive ::: Press release
2

High Speed UK (HSUK)7 July 2016
HS2 shows its true colours with Sheffield route change


2016-07-07 HSU-001
194


Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport21 July 2016
Investing in the Midlands


2016-07-21 DfT-001
195


Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport30 August 2016
Better journeys on the way for rail passengers across the West Midlands


2016-08-30 DfT-001
196


Archive ::: Written statement
5

Department for Transport6 September 2016
Even before the first train runs, HS2 can benefit Scotland


2016-09-06 DfT-001
197


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport13 September 2016
HS2 Phase 2a working draft EIA and EqIA reports and design refinement consultations


2016-09-13 DfT-002
198


Archive ::: Press release
5

Public Accounts Committee14 September 2016
HS2: government must act now to clarify schedule, costs and impact


2016-09-14 PAC-001
199


Archive ::: Press release
5

Department for Transport12 October 2016
Transport Secretary confirms government commitment to HS2


2016-10-12 DfT-001
200


Archive ::: Speech (full)
5

Department for Transport12 October 2016
We will build HS2


2016-10-12 DfT-002
201


Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport13 October 2016
Government announces improved compensation scheme for rail passengers


2016-10-13 DfT-001
202


Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport13 October 2016
Rail passenger compensation


2016-10-13 DfT-002
203


Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport14 October 2016
We put the travelling public first


2016-10-14 DfT-001
204


Archive ::: Press release

National Express Group25 October 2016
National Express Group PLC: Trading Update


2016-10-25 NXG-001
205


Archive ::: Press release
4

Department for Transport15 November 2016
HS2 route to the East Midlands, Leeds and Manchester set out by the government


2016-11-15 DfT-001
206


Archive ::: Written statement
5

Department for Transport15 November 2016
High Speed Two update


2016-11-15 DfT-002
207


Archive ::: Oral statement

Department for Transport15 November 2016
Secretary for State for Transport decisions on HS2 Phase 2b scheme


2016-11-15 DfT-003
208


Archive ::: Press release
5

Freight Transport Association15 November 2016
FTA says Government must ensure HS2 delivers on freight


2016-11-15 FTA-001
209


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HS2 Ltd15 November 2016
HS2 names enabling works contractors


2016-11-15 HS2-001
210


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HS2 Ltd15 November 2016
HS2 route to the East Midlands, Leeds and Manchester set out by the government


2016-11-15 HS2-002
211


Archive ::: Press release
10

Rail Delivery Group15 November 2016
RDG responds to HS2 route announcement


2016-11-15 RDG-001
212


Archive ::: Press release
3

West Midlands Combined Authority15 November 2016
Chair of WMCA welcomes Government announcement on HS2


2016-11-15 WMC-001
213


Archive ::: Press release
5

Department for Transport17 November 2016
Government announces £10 million funding for rail resilience in the South West


2016-11-17 DfT-002
214


Archive ::: Oral statement
4

HM Treasury23 November 2016
Autumn Statement 2016: Philip Hammond’s speech


2016-11-23 HMT-002
215


Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport2 December 2016
Compensation payment of 1 month's travel for Southern passengers


2016-12-02 DfT-001
216


Archive ::: Press release
2

Abellio17 January 2017
Abellio sells 40% share in Greater Anglia to Mitsui


2017-01-17 ABB-001
217


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport17 January 2017
HS2 Phase One: government response to the Lords Select Committee report


2017-01-17 DfT-001
218


Archive ::: Press release
3

Network Rail20 January 2017
Senior management changes


2017-01-20 NET-001
219


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HS2 Ltd26 January 2017
HS2 announces new CEO


2017-01-26 HS2-001
220


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Department for Transport23 February 2017
Full speed ahead as HS2 gets Royal Assent


2017-02-23 DfT-001
221


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Transport for West Midlands22 March 2017
Transport for West Midlands to take direct control of Midland Metro services as major network expansion gets underway


2017-03-23 TWM-001
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HS2 Ltd2 -- 20 April 2017
HS2 opens procurement for world class train manufacturer


2017-04-20 HS2-001
223


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Go-Ahead Group17 July 2017
London Midland franchise extension


2017-07-15 GOA-001
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London Midland17 July 2017
London Midland welcomes franchise extension by the Department for Transport


2017-07-15 LON-001
225


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Department for Transport17 July 2017
First big HS2 contracts to build Britain’s new railway will support 16,000 jobs


2017-07-17 DfT-001
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Department for Transport17 July 2017
First big HS2 contracts to build Britain’s new railway will support 16,000 jobs [v2]


2017-07-17 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Written statement
3

Department for Transport17 July 2017
Main civil engineering works contracts for Stage 1 of HS2 Phase One


2017-07-17 DfT-003
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Department for Transport17 July 2017
Huge economic boost for the north of England as Transport Secretary confirms HS2 routes


2017-07-17 DfT-004
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2

Department for Transport17 July 2017
Huge economic boost for Scotland as Transport Secretary confirms new HS2 routes


2017-07-17 DfT-005
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HS2 Ltd17 July 2017
HS2 reveals station design and Euston master development partner shortlists


2017-07-17 HS2-001
231


Archive ::: Oral statement
7

Department for Transport18 July 2017
HS2 update: Phase 2a and Phase 2b


2017-07-18 DfT-001
232


Archive ::: Written statement
6

Department for Transport20 July 2017
Rail update: bi-mode train technology


2017-07-20 DfT-001
233


Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 August 2017
More seats for rail passengers as nearly £1bn is invested in Midlands services


2017-08-10 DfT-001
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Go-Ahead Group10 August 2017
West Midlands rail franchise


2017-08-10 GOA-001
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Labour Party10 August 2017
Rachel Maskell comment on Abellio winning West Midlands rail franchise


2017-08-10 LAB-001
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London Midland10 August 2017
London Midland statement on next West Midlands franchise


2017-08-10 LON-001
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Rail Delivery Group10 August 2017
A railway improving for customers now and for the long term


2017-08-10 RDG-001
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RMT10 August 2017
RMT calls for urgent talks with Abellio consortium as it picks up West Midlands rail franchise


2017-08-10 RMT-001
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Transport Focus10 August 2017
West Midlands franchise – Transport Focus response


2017-08-10 TRA-001
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West Midlands Rail10 August 2017
Near £1 billion investment to bring new trains, extra seats and more frequent services


2017-08-10 WMR-001
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West Midlands Trains Ltd10 August 2017
West Midlands Trains Ltd announced as winning bidder for the West Midlands franchise


2017-08-10 WMT-001
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Department for Transport1 Sep 2017
Midland Metro extension gets £59.8 million green light from government


2017-09-01 DfT-001
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Abellio17 October 2017
Abellio, JR East and Mitsui announce £680m new trains for the next West Midlands rail franchise


2017-10-17 ABB-001
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CAF17 October 2017
West Midlands Trains Ltd selects CAF for the provision of new rolling stock for the West Midlands franchise


2017-10-17 CAF-001
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Archive ::: Report

Department for Transport19 October 2017
High Speed Rail (Preparation) Act 2013, Annual Expenditure Report for 2016-17


2017-10-19 DfT-002
246


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ScotRail Alliance19 October 2017
Edinburgh to Glasgow electrification takes steps forward


2017-10-19 SCO-001
247


Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport1 November 2017
HS2 train building to pave way for new era of British jobs


2017-11-01 DfT-001
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Department for Transport20 November 2017
Record boost to R&D and new transport fund to help build economy fit for the future


2017-11-20 DfT-001
249


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Department for Transport24 November 2017
£30 million to improve road safety for communities along HS2 route


2017-11-24 DfT-001
250


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Department for Transport25 January 2018
Community projects to benefit from £45 million of HS2 government funding


2018-01-25 DfT-001
251


Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport23 February 2018
Work under way on Phase One of HS2 a year on from Royal Assent


2018-02-23 DfT-001
252


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Department for Transport26 February 2018
Transport Minister recognises Midlands as 'heart of HS2’


2018-02-26 DfT-002
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Department for Transport8 March 2018
£450,000 of HS2 government funding to deliver woodland hub for communities in heart of Buckinghamshire


2018-03-08 DfT-001
254


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Department for Transport9 March 2018
Government confirms commitment to Crewe Hub vision


2018-03-09 DfT-001
255


Archive ::: Oral statement
4

Department for Transport16 May 2018
East Coast rail update


2018-05-16 DfT-001
256


Archive ::: Press release

Virgin Trains1 November 2018
Virgin Trains scraps Friday afternoon peak restrictions


2018-11-01 VIR-001
257


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport12 February 2019
Second additional provision to the High Speed Rail (West Midlands – Crewe) Bill


2019-02-12 DfT-002
258


Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport19 March 2019
Keith Williams at Accelerate Rail 2019


2019-03-19 DfT-001
259


Archive ::: Press release
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Department for Transport3 April 2019
Half of department’s rail operators now delivering improved delay repay compensation


2019-04-03 DfT-001
260


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Midlands Connect10 April 2019
Midlands Connect comment on Abellio winning the East Midlands Railway franchise


2019-04-10 MID-001
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Department for Transport2 May 2019
DfT statement [[East Midlands franchise award]]


2019-05-02 DfT-001
262


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Abellio9 May 2019
£600 million improvements for East Midlands Railway by Abellio confirmed


2019-05-09 ABB-001
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Department for Transport15 May 2019
New trains to be rolled out across the country alongside £48 billion investment to upgrade tracks


2019-05-15 DfT-001
264


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport6 June 2019
High Speed 2 Phase 2b update


2019-06-06 DfT-001
265


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport24 June 2019
Publication of HS2 statement of reasons document


2019-06-24 DfT-001
266


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Department for Transport27 June 2019
£53 million line upgrade to help make midlands railways fit for the future


2019-06-27 DfT-001
267


Archive ::: Written statement
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Department for Transport8 July 2019
Inclusive Transport Strategy - one year on


2019-07-08 DfT-002
268


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport11 July 2019
High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill


2019-07-11 DfT-002
269


Archive ::: Statement
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Go-Ahead Group7 August 2019
Go-Ahead statement regarding the Southeastern franchise


2019-08-07 GOA-001
270


Archive ::: Guidance

Department for Transport21 August 2019
Terms of reference for the independent review of HS2


2019-08-21 DfT-002
271


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport3 September 2019
HS2 update: 3 September 2019


2019-09-03 DfT-001
272


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West Midlands Combined Authority7 October 2019
West Midlands Metro orders 21 new trams for rapidly expanding network


2019-10-07 WMC-001
273


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Department for Transport31 October 2019
Department for Transport: departmental update, 31 October 2019


2019-10-31 DfT-001
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RMT13 November 2019
RMT strike action goes ahead this weekend on West Midlands Trains in defence of the guard and passenger safety


2019-11-13 RMT-001
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West Midlands Combined Authority13 November 2019
Travel advice ahead of industrial action on West Midlands rail network


2019-11-13 WMC-001
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West Midlands Trains13 November 2019
WMT statement : Industrial action by RMT union


2019-11-13 WMT-001
277


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RMT14 November 2019
Victoria Line tube drivers to strike as LU renege on pledges to resolve dispute


2019-11-14 RMT-001
278


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RMT14 November 2019
RMT accuses SWR of deceit over agreements on guard guarantee


2019-11-14 RMT-002
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RMT15 November 2019
On eve of strike action on West Midlands Trains RMT says ‘Scrap Driver Only Operation’ after government report reveals it’s worse for disabled people


2019-11-15 RMT-001
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TSSA15 November 2019
Tory plan to reverse Beeching – parody and sham says Cortes


2019-11-15 TSS-001
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RMT22 November 2019
West Midlands strikes set to go ahead as RMT reveals company has no incentive to negotiate


2019-11-22 RMT-001
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TSSA23 November 2019
TSSA brands tory rail plans ‘direct attack on workers & public’


2019-11-23 TSS-001
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West Midlands Trains23 November 2019
Trains run despite second day of industrial action


2019-11-23 WMT-001
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South Western Railway23 November 2019
SWR weekday strike timetable released: customers urged to check before they travel ahead of RMT strike action


2019-11-25 SWR-001
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South Western Railway28 November 2019
SWR statement on RMT strike action


2019-11-28 SWR-001
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West Midlands Trains30 November 2019
Industrial Action: Travel early advice from London Northwestern Railway


2019-11-30 WMT-001
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RMT5 December 2019
RMT suspends strike action on West Midlands Trains to allow for referendum on new offer


2019-12-05 RMT-002
288


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West Midlands Trains5 December 2019
West Midlands Trains reaches agreement with RMT union


2019-12-05 WMT-001
289


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FirstGroup6 December 2019
First Trenitalia chooses Hitachi Rail to build new InterCity trains for Avanti West Coast


2019-12-06 FIR-001
290


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Rail Delivery Group14 December 2019
Rail industry will add over 1,000 extra weekly services in Winter timetable


2019-12-14 RDG-001
291


Archive ::: Press release
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Department for Transport4 February 2020
Transport Secretary hails new horizons for rail travel across Europe


2020-02-04 DfT-001
292


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Department for Transport11 February 2020
PM statement on transport infrastructure: 11 February 2020


2020-02-11 DfT-001
293


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Department for Transport26 February 2020
Rail stations across Great Britain receive £20 million funding boost for accessibility improvements


2020-02-26 DfT-001
294


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Department for Transport16 June 2020
HS2 minister starts roundtables on integrated rail plan


2020-06-16 DfT-001
295


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Department for Transport23 June 2020
Safeguarding directions for High Speed 2 Phase 2a


2020-06-23 DfT-001
296


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Department for Transport30 June 2020
Regions across England to benefit from transport funding boost


2020-06-30 DfT-002
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Archive ::: Press release
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Department for Transport22 July 2020
Major Birmingham University station upgrade will boost economy and improve journeys for passengers


2020-07-22 DfT-001
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Department for Transport8 August 2020
Government extends coronavirus support for buses and trams, total funding tops £700 million


2020-08-08 DfT-001
299


Archive ::: Written statement
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Department for Transport13 October 2020
HS2 6 monthly report to Parliament: October 2020


2020-10-13 DfT-002
300


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Department for Transport22 October 2020
Government announces further cash boost for trams


2020-10-22 DfT-001
301


Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport17 November 2020
DfT publishes recommendations to deliver fairer deal for communities on HS2 property schemes


2020-11-17 DfT-001
302


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport24 November 2020
Statement of reasons command paper for the High Speed Rail (West Midlands to Crewe) Bill


2020-11-24 DfT-002
303


Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport21 January 2021
HS2 Eastern Leg spot safeguarding


2021-01-21 DfT-001
304


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Department for Transport11 February 2021
Phase 2a Act to bring HS2 to the north


2021-02-11 DfT-001
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