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9 January 2015
Savage weather halts Scottish trains


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2 February 2015
Chiltern main line closed by landslip


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5 February 2015
Watford work cancelled because of landslip


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1 March 2015
Rail franchising faces 100-day deadline


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2 March 2015
Virgin promises new £3m East Coast fund


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4 March 2015
British stake in Eurostar set to be sold for £757m


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10 March 2015
FirstGroup lays down gauntlet on East Coast


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8 April 2015
Alliance and Grand Central make fresh bid for Blackpool


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21 May 2015
London Overground set to be hit by strike


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29 June 2015
Talks continue over future of Network Rail


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7 July 2015
Rail industry mourns 'unrivalled' spokesman


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4 August 2015
RMT calls Bank Holiday strike on Great Western


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7 August 2015
Green light for open access to Blackpool


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11 November 2015
Last ditch talks to avert strike on Arriva Trains Wales


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16 November 2015
Suspected vandalism disrupts West Midlands trains


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18 November 2015
Storm Barney disrupts trains in West Midlands


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23 November 2015
£30,000 reward for conviction of signal cable arsonists


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24 November 2015
Franchising poses 'emerging risks' three years after West Coast collapse


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8 December 2015
West Coast Main Line reopens after Carlisle flood


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8 December 2015
West Coast Main Line 'should be open by midday'


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14 December 2015
New stations and routes mark timetable changes


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4 January 2016
Arriva Trains Wales at a standstill as drivers walk out


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19 January 2016
West Coast Main Line to stay blocked until March


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15 February 2016
Virgin extends more East Coast services to Scotland


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18 February 2016
Confusion grows over Bombardier job cuts


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25 February 2016
Flying Scotsman trespassers block East Coast Main Line


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21 March 2016
Number of trains in British fleet 'could almost double'


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6 April 2016
West Coast overhead line damage probe continues


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11 April 2016
Signals blackout disrupts Birmingham trains


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10 May 2016
West Coast franchise consultation launched


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12 May 2016
Revenue threat on East Coast Main Line


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13 June 2016
Birthday honours for railway people


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9 August 2016
RMT staff vote for industrial action on Virgin Trains East Coast


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10 August 2016
Holiday season strikes called on Eurostar


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12 August 2016
RMT announces Bank Holiday strike on VT East Coast


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15 August 2016
Strikes suspended as talks continue


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16 August 2016
Regulated rail fares set to rise by 1.9%


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17 August 2016
Virgin Trains East Coast strikes go on hold


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1 September 2016
DfT announces £20m improvement fund for Southern


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3 October 2016
New deadline set to end Southern dispute


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13 October 2016
Delay compensation threshold halved to 15 minutes


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18 October 2016
'Transformative' Greater Anglia franchise starts


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4 November 2016
New HS2 franchise will take over West Coast in 2019


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17 January 2017
New gloomy rail survey figures prompt calls for devolution or nationalisation


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20 January 2017
West Coast/HS2 franchise 'once in a lifetime opportunity'


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24 January 2017
Timetables a 'work of fiction' says Transport Focus


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24 February 2017
Storm Doris continues to delay trains


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29 March 2017
Rail suppliers’ warning over Brexit


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13 April 2017
RMT announces two days of strikes on East Coast


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13 April 2017
RMT to strike on Northern in DCO dispute


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25 April 2017
SNCF joins bid for West Coast Partnership


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5 May 2017
Work starts on building new East Coast IE trains


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22 June 2017
More foreign contenders on franchise shortlists


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5 July 2017
Industry eases Advance purchase rules


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4 December 2017
City celebrates Virgin East Coast exit


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13 December 2017
Euston to welcome homeless people for festive event


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13 December 2017
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29 January 2018
Probe launched into early scrapping of East Coast


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7 February 2018
Chris Grayling faces dilemma over Virgin East Coast


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12 February 2018
MPs launch second probe into East Coast collapse


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19 February 2018
Derailment blocked West Coast line near Glasgow


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14 March 2018
Millennial railcards sell out, but there’s always the fruit option


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27 March 2018
Falling franchise earnings trigger emergency support


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17 April 2018
Stop-skipping figures blamed on railway congestion


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27 April 2018
Report condemns DfT’s ‘totally unacceptable’ franchise management


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15 May 2018
East Coast announcement rumours grow


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16 May 2018
‘Disappointed’ Stagecoach loses East Coast franchise


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18 May 2018
East Coast: now the post-mortem begins


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31 May 2018
Tim O’Toole resigns from FirstGroup


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25 June 2018
East Coast rebranding ‘costing £8m’


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11 July 2018
Former Network Rail chief rejects franchising model


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17 July 2018
DfT admits it had doubts about East Coast revenue targets


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26 July 2018
SWR services cut back as first strike starts


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13 August 2018
More Northern problems fuel fares debate


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5 September 2018
Major franchising shake-up could be on the way


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12 September 2018
‘Fundamental’ railway reform needed, says East Coast report


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17 September 2018
Major railway review ‘could be announced this week’


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2 October 2018
Compensation for train delays to be boosted again


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19 October 2018
Greater Anglia funding crisis: union says ‘renationalise’


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23 October 2018
Grayling faces difficult Thameslink decision


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5 November 2018
Northern ‘in crisis talks’ over revenue shortfall


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19 November 2018
Most likely causes of rail growth unveiled in report


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22 February 2019
COMMENT: Are these really tickets to ride?


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11 March 2019
New train deliveries remain stalled as passengers wait


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12 March 2019
Green light for East Coast Azumas


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14 March 2019
Virgin Trains in clash with actors’ union


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19 March 2019
DfT should stop ‘intervening’ in railway affairs–RDG chief


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4 April 2019
Passenger numbers rise on Virgin West Coast


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11 April 2019
Franchises face growing pensions pressure


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12 April 2019
RMT threatens strikes and MPs protest as pensions row goes on


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15 April 2019
Stagecoach demands ‘full and transparent explanation’ over pensions ruling


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16 April 2019
DfT franchise pensions statement now awaited


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24 April 2019
Virgin calls for all-reserved ‘airline style’ railways


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29 April 2019
SNCF may challenge Chris Grayling in court over pensions row


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30 April 2019
Rail Delivery Group proposes revival of Strategic Rail Authority


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2 May 2019
Branson says franchise competitions should be cancelled


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8 May 2019
Stagecoach to sue DfT over franchise bid rejection


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24 May 2019
West Coast bidders start legal action against DfT


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28 May 2019
Poll claims most people oppose rail privatisation


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31 May 2019
Virgin unveils radical plan for ‘best value’ tickets


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3 June 2019
Arriva takes franchise leak claim to court


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5 June 2019
Bidders offer their proposals for HS2 trains


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11 June 2019
11 June: news in brief


Reservations required
Sidings


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12 June 2019
12 June: news in brief


Floods disrupt train services
HS2 doubts threaten development


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14 June 2019
14 June: news in brief


FLIRT accepted
First train
Bids invited for Heathrow line
Something to say


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17 June 2019
17 June: news in brief


Arriva bidders
Open access proposal for Wales
Borders electrification
Electrification needed to meet zero emissions goal


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17 June 2019
South Western strikes set to go ahead


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26 June 2019
FirstGroup fights off challenge from US investors


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26 June 2019
Stagecoach to stop running trains


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4 July 2019
4 July: news in brief


LNER could stay much longer


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8 July 2019
Virgin says British franchise market ‘becoming uninvestable’


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11 July 2019
11 July: news in brief


New HS2 report insists project is essential
Track worker killed by train was ‘probably fatigued’
Network Rail to invest £70m in new track safety initiative
Branson says rail franchising is a ‘real mess’
No progress in Underground pay talks
Shuttle traffic falls back amid ‘political uncertainty’
New £64m railway research centre for Leeds
Are you sitting comfortably?


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19 July 2019
Arriva sues government for £200m over rejected East Midlands bid


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25 July 2019
Hot weather disrupts services and triggers warning


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5 August 2019
5 August: news in brief


High Court refuses to reject claims from frustrated franchise bidders


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8 August 2019
New pressure on DfT after franchise competition was cancelled


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12 August 2019
12 August: news in brief


More Caledonian Sleeper problems leave passengers stranded
HS2 restarts competition to build track on Phases 1 and 2a
Gatelines ‘could become obsolete’, claims Hitachi


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14 August 2019
First, Trenitalia win West Coast Partnership franchise


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6 September 2019
6 September: news in brief


New open access plan for Stirling
South Wales town is ‘railway trespass hotspot’


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14 October 2019
Rail franchising could face the axe in 2020


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11 November 2019
Virgin reports record modal shift from planes to trains


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16 November 2019
16 November: news in brief

Weekend extra
Green light for West Coast franchise
Great Western line reopens in Somerset after six day closure
Union leader criticises ‘vampire’ train operators
Eurostar plans to launch Amsterdam-London services in 2020


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16 November 2019
Season of industrial action starts


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8 January 2020
Survival of South Western Railway franchise in ‘significant doubt’


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15 January 2020
Union threatens national rail strike as pensions row flares


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20 January 2020
Rejected franchise claims move to High Court as firms sue DfT


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21 January 2020
Arriva settles legal dispute with DfT over East Midlands franchise


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27 January 2020
Northern franchise likely to end within days


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7 February 2020
Train delay compensation needs ‘shake-up’, says watchdog


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6 April 2020
Monday essay: can competition work?


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14 April 2020
Tuesday essay: the end of franchising


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3 July 2020
Open access comes out on top in National Rail survey


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12 August 2020
At least one reported dead in Scottish derailment


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13 August 2020
Three dead in derailment near Aberdeen


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6 May 2021
Avanti automates train catering


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