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7 January 2015
Network Rail apologises for London Bridge problems


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9 January 2015
Dawlish plan could be 'act of nuisance'


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9 January 2015
Savage weather halts Scottish trains


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12 January 2015
Christmas disruption caused by multiple failings


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12 January 2015
First Christmas disruption report due today


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12 January 2015
Tilted phone mast halted main line trains


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15 January 2015
Network Rail, Southern apologise for performance problems


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22 January 2015
Strategic vision unveiled for supply chain


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23 January 2015
Network Rail 'must regain confidence'


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26 January 2015
Thameslink flood continues to disrupt trains


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27 January 2015
Thameslink is back on track


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2 February 2015
Chiltern main line closed by landslip


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3 February 2015
Landslip line will stay closed 'for several weeks'


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5 February 2015
Dawlish closure 'could have cost £1.2 billion'


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5 February 2015
Watford work cancelled because of landslip


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6 February 2015
New vision for railway, but 'there is much more to do'


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6 February 2015
Railfreight link restored at Sunderland Port


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12 February 2015
'Passengers must come first' says KX report


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16 February 2015
Demand for rail continues to grow, but some TOCs lose money


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17 February 2015
Harbury line now set to be closed until April


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19 February 2015
Labour victory could mean end of the line for franchises


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4 March 2015
Harbury landslip line to reopen three weeks early


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5 March 2015
First 319s run on Northern route


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5 March 2015
Network Rail denies 'Thameslink rethink' reports


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6 March 2015
Bold plans revealed for more northern electrification


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6 March 2015
Railway inspectors launch London Bridge overcrowding inquiry


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13 March 2015
Landslip line reopens three weeks early


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16 March 2015
Network Rail to deploy Easter army of 14,000


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17 March 2015
Railfreight 'contributes £1.6bn to British economy'


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18 March 2015
DfT still 'confident' about Network Rail board


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18 March 2015
Major plans on the way for Waterloo lines upgrade


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18 March 2015
New recovery strategy for London Bridge


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20 March 2015
Major rail investment plans for North unveiled


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24 March 2015
Lid is lifted on Network Rail as FOI begins


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24 March 2015
Lords Committee gives thumbs down to HS2


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30 March 2015
Network Rail privatisation rumour rejected by DfT


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30 March 2015
Time is running out for objections to railfreight plan


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3 April 2015
West Coast ban after serious SPAD near Swindon


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9 April 2015
Government rules out North Cotswold Line upgrade


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17 April 2015
RMT members to vote after Network Rail pay talks fail


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29 April 2015
May Day weekend – Network Rail warns ‘check before you travel'


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5 May 2015
Railfreight ‘must match road sector innovation’


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8 May 2015
West Coast Railways is back on track


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11 May 2015
New Whitehall transport team to be named


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12 May 2015
Network Rail condemns RMT strike call as 'ransom' bid


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15 May 2015
RMT calls strike in Network Rail pay dispute


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15 May 2015
RMT strike call is 'deplorable' – Network Rail


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18 May 2015
Peace talks restart in Network Rail dispute


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20 May 2015
Train companies publish national strike plans


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21 May 2015
It's off! TSSA, RMT suspend Bank Holiday rail strike


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21 May 2015
London Overground set to be hit by strike


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28 May 2015
RMT confirms new strikes over Network Rail pay


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1 June 2015
Rail strikes suspended after 2% offer


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1 June 2015
Talks continue in bid to avert national strike


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6 June 2015
RMT advises members to accept latest pay offer


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10 June 2015
Transpennine electrification delayed indefinitely


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11 June 2015
Network Rail spending more than £120m a week


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12 June 2015
New joint leadership for South West alliance


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12 June 2015
ORR investigates Network Rail's 'slow start'


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24 June 2015
Settlement in Network Rail pay dispute


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26 June 2015
Dismay after Network Rail cash crisis revealed


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29 June 2015
Talks continue over future of Network Rail


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6 July 2015
Government’s robust rejection of Lords’ HS2 criticisms


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9 July 2015
Carne lays down digital railway challenge


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13 July 2015
Sheffield-Leeds HS2 route ‘to be shared with HS3’


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16 July 2015
ORR denies Network Rail 'split up' reports


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20 July 2015
Transport secretary admits NR costs are still not clear


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20 July 2015
Transport secretary faces grilling over rail project delays


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27 July 2015
Cows derail train in Kent


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3 August 2015
Line closed by engineering trains collision


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7 August 2015
Green light for open access to Blackpool


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7 August 2015
Network Rail comes under fire for 'systemic weakness'


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10 August 2015
Network Rail faces £2m fine for timetable errors


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20 August 2015
Blow for Northern Powerhouse with new electrification delay


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3 September 2015
Engineering restrictions may be eased by new Network Rail units


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18 September 2015
DfT demands 'Norwich in 90' from next Anglia operator


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20 September 2015
Birmingham New Street opens its doors


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21 September 2015
The Great Western Railway is back in business


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30 September 2015
Dismay as electrification plans are ‘un-paused’ but delayed by four years


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4 October 2015
Rail and metro projects shortlisted for major award


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5 October 2015
Rail campaigners welcome news of National Infrastructure Commission


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6 October 2015
£44m transformation completed at Manchester Victoria


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12 October 2015
Level crossing upgrade hits deadlock


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13 October 2015
Network Rail crisis to come under spotlight


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19 October 2015
Sweet flavour for East Midlands Trains relaunch


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22 October 2015
Rising cost of GWML electrification 'staggering' and 'unacceptable'


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2 November 2015
Network Rail finance chief to join Go-Ahead Group


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9 November 2015
Major railway projects to continue


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9 November 2015
Railway braced for spending cuts


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13 November 2015
Network Rail report fuels privatisation debate


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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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19 November 2015
Royal opening for Birmingham New Street


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20 November 2015
Network Rail looks like 'Greece on rails'


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


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26 November 2015
Network Rail 'in new tight financial envelope'


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7 December 2015
Flood damage will keep West Coast closed for days


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7 December 2015
Floods left trail of havoc on West Coast Main Line


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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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9 December 2015
Cumbrian Coast route reopens after floods


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9 December 2015
Steam operator prosecuted over Great Western SPAD


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3 January 2016
Dover to Folkestone line set to be closed for some time


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


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26 January 2016
Railway braces as Atlantic storm approaches


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3 February 2016
Passenger figures break 90-year record


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12 February 2016
Major landslip will close Settle line for months


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16 February 2016
Engineers win race against time at flood damaged viaduct


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18 February 2016
Heritage operator off the rails over safety fears


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22 February 2016
Flood-damaged lines reopen ahead of schedule


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25 February 2016
Flying Scotsman trespassers block East Coast Main Line


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8 March 2016
Competition authority calls for more open access


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11 March 2016
ExCeL London hosts Infrarail 2016


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16 March 2016
Shaw rules out Network Rail privatisation


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21 March 2016
West Coast prosecution delayed again


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22 March 2016
New Scottish high speed plans unveiled


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24 March 2016
£800m Waterloo investment is 'not before time'


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24 March 2016
Network Rail seeks funders for Welsh rail upgrades


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24 March 2016
West Coast returns to the rails after safety shake-up


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5 April 2016
Mystery overhead line damage disrupts West Coast


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6 April 2016
West Coast overhead line damage probe continues


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11 April 2016
Birmingham power cut disruption 'caused by vandals'


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11 April 2016
Signals blackout disrupts Birmingham trains


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12 April 2016
Consultation reveals 'deep scepticism' about railway industry


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14 April 2016
New railfreight hub proposed for West Midlands


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18 April 2016
Repeated attacks by rail cable thieves trigger appeal


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3 May 2016
Network Rail celebrates May Day successes


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9 May 2016
Watchdog urges better relationship with passengers


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10 May 2016
Gordon Wakeford to chair Rail Supply Group


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12 May 2016
Revenue threat on East Coast Main Line


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16 May 2016
Network Rail set to replace 'sensitive' electrification


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2 June 2016
Gateway takes shape in Edinburgh


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2 June 2016
Network Rail takes to the sky


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2 June 2016
Strategic railfreight interchange debate ignites


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6 June 2016
Weekend trains disrupted by cable thieves


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8 June 2016
Flash floods cause line closure in Yorkshire


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8 June 2016
Tram users are happier than those on trains


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16 June 2016
First and MTR join forces to bid for South Western


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17 June 2016
Paddington disruption continues after derailment


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1 July 2016
Maiden voyage for Great Western Intercity Express


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6 July 2016
Scottish project delays cause 'disappointment'


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12 July 2016
New station opens at Bromsgrove


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14 July 2016
Northern and Network Rail form new alliance


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18 July 2016
Four-metre hole partially closes London Bridge


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18 July 2016
Great Western switches on


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19 July 2016
London Bridge disruption continues


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20 July 2016
London Bridge trains return


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25 July 2016
Converted Underground train could be running soon


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2 August 2016
Change at the top for Network Rail Wales


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2 August 2016
Midland Main Line disrupted by bridge collapse


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3 August 2016
Inquiry launched after Midland Main Line bridge collapse


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9 August 2016
News points: Tuesday 9 August 2016


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12 August 2016
Government yields to protests over Island Line plan


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


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8 September 2016
Think tank urges part-privatisation of Network Rail


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12 September 2016
HS2's Simon Kirby announces resignation


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12 September 2016
Warnings as Severn Tunnel closes for electrification


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13 September 2016
‘Passionate’ DfT minister launches major railfreight strategy


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14 September 2016
MPs voice fresh concerns about HS2


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19 September 2016
Services on landslip line return to normal


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22 September 2016
Oxford line ready for December launch


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26 September 2016
Dyan Crowther to leave Govia Thameslink


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29 September 2016
CrossCountry franchise extension confirmed


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10 October 2016
Welsh viaduct reopens after fire


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11 October 2016
Severe disruption on Southern as new strikes start


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18 October 2016
'Transformative' Greater Anglia franchise starts


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24 October 2016
It’s goodbye to ATOC in industry shake-up


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8 November 2016
Great Western electrification projects go on hold


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9 November 2016
Audit Office calls for GW electrification rethink


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14 November 2016
East West rail link details expected in New Year


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15 November 2016
Network Rail promises ‘careful review’ of viaduct report


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23 November 2016
Funding for East West rail and Digital Railway


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6 December 2016
Grayling urges an end to rail maintenance confrontation


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7 December 2016
Network Rail puts project funding under spotlight


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12 December 2016
New Oxford to London trains launched


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13 December 2016
Southern at a standstill


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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
ScotRail chief Phil Verster in surprise resignation


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23 January 2017
Alex Hynes named as head of ScotRail Alliance


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23 January 2017
Alex Hynes named as new head of ScotRail Alliance


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


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8 February 2017
Famous swing bridge set to go in Greater Anglia wishlist


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15 February 2017
Network Rail on track to save £14m a year


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23 February 2017
HS2 Bill receives Royal Assent


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24 February 2017
Storm Doris continues to delay trains


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1 March 2017
Three shortlisted for East Midlands franchise


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3 March 2017
Electrification plans in doubt


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14 March 2017
New Network Rail Alliance for South Eastern


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21 March 2017
Manchester unveils station takeover plan


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3 April 2017
Hundreds celebrate reopening of Ilkeston station


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4 April 2017
Sheffield tram trains to be tested in service soon


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20 April 2017
Services returning to normal after Euston cable fire


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11 May 2017
Labour manifesto includes slow fade-out for franchises


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12 May 2017
Network Rail takes next key step towards devolution


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22 May 2017
New ‘green’ station opens in Cambridge


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26 May 2017
Heathrow loses Crossrail track access charges claim


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12 June 2017
Chris Grayling faces new call for safety talks


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19 June 2017
Fewer trains in East Anglia as temperatures soar


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22 June 2017
More foreign contenders on franchise shortlists


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26 June 2017
Corbyn confirms Labour rail nationalisation plans


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4 July 2017
Tram-train project costs have soared


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11 July 2017
August rail upgrade programme will be biggest yet


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12 July 2017
East West link announcement ‘within days’


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12 July 2017
Integration could return on East West link


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18 July 2017
On time to the minute – or the train is late


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19 July 2017
Rail suppliers warn of looming CP6 problems


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20 July 2017
DfT scraps electrification schemes


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20 July 2017
Rail network ‘now full in many areas’


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16 August 2017
Platforms reopen after Waterloo derailment


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21 August 2017
Trains return after Ely freight derailment


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6 September 2017
Network Rail confirms Blackpool electrification plans


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7 September 2017
CAMPAIGN: It’s time to get real about rail


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8 September 2017
More work planned for Waterloo approaches


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11 September 2017
Government faces autumn of discontent over electrification retreats


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12 September 2017
Integration stepped up in Wales


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13 September 2017
Windsor project could create ‘M25 rail route’


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15 September 2017
First tram train in Britain enters service


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20 September 2017
Latest rail strikes condemned as ‘opportunistic’


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22 September 2017
Chris Grayling offers digital future to north


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11 October 2017
Speculation grows about Network Rail funding


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13 October 2017
Network Rail’s public funding limits revealed


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23 October 2017
Lime Street is back in business


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30 October 2017
Industry launches four-point rail boost plan


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7 November 2017
London Bridge modernisation reaches final stages


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10 November 2017
Ordsall Chord ready for opening next month


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13 November 2017
Many passengers disregard closing door warnings


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15 November 2017
Small talk can prevent rail suicides


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22 November 2017
More funding for city regions in Autumn Budget


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23 November 2017
National Audit Office issues Thameslink warning


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28 November 2017
‘Bold plan’ unveiled to expand rail network


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29 November 2017
Grayling report sets out new vision for rail


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4 December 2017
City celebrates Virgin East Coast exit


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6 December 2017
Kenilworth station delay is ‘beyond disappointing’


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13 December 2017
Euston to welcome homeless people for festive event


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15 December 2017
East West Rail to be a ‘diesel commuter railway’


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2 January 2018
Government may rethink basis for rail fare rises


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2 January 2018
London Bridge is back in business


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10 January 2018
Thameslink Programme ‘not yet value for money’


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15 January 2018
Carillion liquidation raises questions over HS2


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18 January 2018
Abellio says Welsh bid has survived Carillion collapse


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26 January 2018
Network Rail to help victims of Carillion collapse


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7 February 2018
Don’t gamble with our economy’, DfT is told


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7 February 2018
Network Rail plans are on track even though Carne is going


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12 February 2018
MPs launch second probe into East Coast collapse


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13 February 2018
Fewer Network Rail ‘mega projects’ in CP6


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19 February 2018
Derailment blocked West Coast line near Glasgow


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23 February 2018
Passengers ‘let down’ as timetable deadline slips


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26 February 2018
Anger after ‘dangerous’ crowding at Redhill station


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28 February 2018
Late winter snow tightens its grip on railways


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12 March 2018
Train operators threatened with surge in compensation claims


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15 March 2018
‘Stark reminder’ after HGV bridge bash closed line


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29 March 2018
Chris Grayling cancelled electrification to save money


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10 April 2018
RMT launches attack on RSSB


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18 April 2018
Fears grow over true cost of HS2


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23 April 2018
Protests as Scottish trains depart for England


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24 April 2018
Work starts on new depot for Wigan


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


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9 May 2018
Ceremonial opening for London Bridge


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10 May 2018
Digital Railway plans move to next stage


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11 May 2018
New timetable delays are ‘not acceptable’, says ORR


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15 May 2018
East Coast announcement rumours grow


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16 May 2018
400 more Thameslink trains a day


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


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22 May 2018
Industry welcomes new Network Rail chief


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24 May 2018
Northern crisis deepens amid more RMT strikes


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25 May 2018
National Rail trains to score heritage first


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26 May 2018
National Rail trains score heritage first


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30 May 2018
Protests mount as disruption goes on


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5 June 2018
Grayling announces disruption inquiry


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6 June 2018
Northern crisis continues, as new strike dates are called


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11 June 2018
Criticism of honour for Mark Carne


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12 June 2018
Network Rail ‘must spend more on reliability’


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13 June 2018
Open access track charges set to rise


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15 June 2018
Beleaguered Thameslink chief steps down


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22 June 2018
Govia names new Thameslink chief


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26 June 2018
Heat restrictions slow down trains


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28 June 2018
MPs want cancelled electrification schemes rescued


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5 July 2018
Network Rail faces multi-million knotweed bills


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5 July 2018
Regulator reveals causes of worsening South Western delays


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6 July 2018
Failure of backups caused Brighton line disruption


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6 July 2018
Fire caused major Brighton line disruption


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10 July 2018
Operators keen not to repeat ‘painful lessons’ of May


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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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30 July 2018
Many services restored on Northern


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6 August 2018
HS2 needs £43bn invested in related transport links


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16 August 2018
Tractor blocks East Coast Main Line


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21 August 2018
‘Don’t travel to Euston,’ warns Network Rail


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22 August 2018
ScotRail under fire over Harris report and HSTs


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24 August 2018
More than 400 Network Rail projects over holiday weekend


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


Railnews report
25086970292



11 September 2018
Intercity Express problems mount on East Coast


Railnews report
16283834293



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


Railnews report
64513308294



13 September 2018
Compensation boost for delayed Northern passengers


Railnews report
98114682295



14 September 2018
Intercity Express failure stranded 400 passengers


Railnews report
87859375296



14 September 2018
New trains for Northern start British tests


Railnews report
24069846297



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


Railnews report
60693825298



20 September 2018
ORR condemns timetable chaos: Grayling promises reform


Railnews report
299



24 September 2018
Labour widens railway nationalisation door


Railnews report
26813216300



27 September 2018
Controversial lineside tree felling set to continue


Railnews report
83439637301



3 October 2018
Distracted motorists ‘risking their lives’ at crossings


Railnews report
73113657302



10 October 2018
December launch for ECML Azumas now ‘challenging’


Railnews report
89910073303



11 October 2018
Chris Grayling set to announce scope of rail review


Railnews report
56979603304



11 October 2018
Scope of ‘root and branch’ rail review revealed


Railnews report
30355824305



16 October 2018
Network Rail steps up Dawlish resilience plan


Railnews report
61265666306



17 October 2018
Hitachi train under test ‘brought down wires’ on GWML


Railnews report
85396672307



18 October 2018
Great Western services recover after OHLE damage


Railnews report
36728019308



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


Railnews report
50581581309



24 October 2018
South Western Main Line reopens after track circuit fault


Railnews report
29799611310



25 October 2018
Delayed tram-trains start running in Yorkshire


Railnews report
61401445311



26 October 2018
December launch of East Coast Intercity Expresses cancelled


Railnews report
71688784312



31 October 2018
ORR gives green light to Network Rail’s £35bn plans


Railnews report
23562760313



12 November 2018
ScotRail franchise faces early termination


Railnews report
81005896314



14 November 2018
FirstGroup starts renegotiation of SWR franchise


Railnews report
62992400315



15 November 2018
MSPs reject ScotRail termination proposal


Railnews report
49369300316



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


Railnews report
65092832317



19 November 2018
Series of failures disrupts Thameslink and SWR


Railnews report
45668102318



20 November 2018
‘Deep seated problem’ revealed by Waterloo crash


Railnews report
77399302319



29 November 2018
Arriva blamed for Welsh train problems


Railnews report
96941227320



4 December 2018
Thameslink profits confiscated as MPs publish scathing report


Railnews report
58955533321



7 December 2018
Opposition to Heathrow rail link emerges


Railnews report
73812372322



12 December 2018
Lessons learnt from Clapham crash are ’fading’ 30 years on


Railnews report
43154234323



17 December 2018
Christmas present for delayed Northern passengers


Railnews report
57466507324



9 January 2019
Abellio approaches cliff edge with ScotRail


Railnews report
60432297325



25 January 2019
Lack of delay investigation is ‘scandalous’, says NR chief


Railnews report
34370101326



28 January 2019
Woman charged over Nottingham station fire


Railnews report
51294548327



30 January 2019
Network Rail awards contracts worth £5bn


Railnews report
25943035328



13 February 2019
‘Radical’ Network Rail changes unveiled


Railnews report
10943801329



15 February 2019
Grayling announces new funding for Dawlish


Railnews report
38080115330



22 February 2019
Final test train runs on electrified Preston line


Railnews report
26463634331



25 February 2019
Network Rail launches sale of Valley Lines


Railnews report
13850618332



27 February 2019
Williams sets the stage for rail revolution


Railnews report
69257725333



5 March 2019
Welcome for extension of Midland electrification


Railnews report
98353398334



11 March 2019
New train deliveries remain stalled as passengers wait


Railnews report
32934988335



12 March 2019
Green light for East Coast Azumas


Railnews report
27841098336



14 March 2019
Date announced for first East Coast Azuma in service


Railnews report
20535309337



14 March 2019
ORR fines GTR £5m for poor information after timetables failed


Railnews report
38438285338



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


Railnews report
87592626339



25 March 2019
Storm-damaged Welsh line to be closed for months


Railnews report
54915953340



28 March 2019
ORR marks start of CP6 by targeting NR bonuses


Railnews report
22606659341



3 April 2019
MPs ‘alarmed’ over Crossrail delays


Railnews report
97962750342



3 April 2019
Police hunt railway Brexit protestors


Railnews report
52658511343



10 April 2019
Franchise ban for Stagecoach: Abellio wins East Midlands


Railnews report
71920962344



20 May 2019
New timetables get first rush hour test


Railnews report
99666036345



21 May 2019
Railway trespass victim backs safety drive


Railnews report
46174515346



22 May 2019
RMT celebrates ‘inflation busting’ pay deal


Railnews report
82343358347



29 May 2019
Frustrated mayors call for Northern franchise to end


Railnews report
16276801348



6 June 2019
6 June: news in brief


HS2 under spotlight
Crossing dangers
Time to go?


Railnews report
40497095349



10 June 2019
10 June: news in brief

11.40 update
Scrapping HS2 would be ‘mad’–McLoughlin
Disruption kept quiet
Dawlish update


Railnews report
41598857350



11 June 2019
11 June: news in brief


Reservations required
Sidings


Railnews report
17973656351



12 June 2019
12 June: news in brief


Floods disrupt train services
HS2 doubts threaten development


Railnews report
63108087352



14 June 2019
14 June: news in brief


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


Railnews report
15630204353



17 June 2019
17 June: news in brief


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


Railnews report
27473707354



21 June 2019
Commons report questions need for HS2


Railnews report
79029310355



24 June 2019
24 June: news in brief


New Network Rail regions launched
Manchester sets out integrated transport plan


Railnews report
91294700356



28 June 2019
Damp Severn Tunnel has put electrification in doubt


Railnews report
72675050357



1 July 2019
Network Rail makes British Steel bid


Railnews report
15352417358



2 July 2019
2 July: news in brief


Concern over ‘gag’ on major rail schemes


Railnews report
77402777359



3 July 2019
3 July: news in brief


Two track workers killed by train


Railnews report
77755946360



3 July 2019
New concern over air pollution at large stations


Railnews report
88447845361



4 July 2019
Track workers were wearing ear defenders


Railnews report
66660631362



5 July 2019
Safety plea in wake of Margam fatalities


Railnews report
31585593363



8 July 2019
8 July: news in brief


£150m plan unveiled for Gatwick Airport station
TfL accused of withholding ‘vital’ information after tram crash
New fund to make rail more accessible
Road reopens after repeated bridge strikes


Railnews report
47371990364



9 July 2019
9 July: news in brief


Derailed engineering train causes major disruption at London station
Electric transport should include rolling programme of rail electrification


Railnews report
16450871365



10 July 2019
10 July: news in brief


Welsh rail network has been ‘underfunded for years’
Victoria back in business
Pacers still on the way out


Railnews report
34305537366



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?


Railnews report
20124460367



12 July 2019
12 July: news in brief


Union urges ban on contracted-out track work
East Coast bank holiday possession ‘astonishingly ill-timed’
HS2 fails to attract contractors for Curzon Street
Work begins on temporary Tyne & Wear Metro depot


Railnews report
60487927368



16 July 2019
Keith Williams rules out Network Rail as franchise controller


Railnews report
89728702369



16 July 2019
Williams wants to take railway management away from DfT


Railnews report
85640145370



18 July 2019
18 July: news in brief


Part of flood-damaged Welsh branch line reopens today
Waterloo back to normal after fire


Railnews report
65272648371



24 July 2019
24 July: news in brief


Hot weather slows down trains
RMT members vote for sleeper strike
New committee to oversee Scottish railway policing
Old Oak demolition completed for HS2, but questions remain


Railnews report
83534194372



24 July 2019
Chris Grayling reaches the end of the line


Railnews report
65663416373



25 July 2019
Hot weather disrupts services and triggers warning


Railnews report
98418969374



30 July 2019
30 July: news in brief


RAIB reports ‘near miss’ on Welsh line
Trains disrupted in Birmingham
Virgin Trains handed out 50,000 bottles of water


Railnews report
42864919375



13 August 2019
13 August: news in brief


Drug user jailed after setting fire to station
Union calls for action after Caledonian Sleeper overran at Edinburgh
New Merseyrail trains will be ‘too long’ for some stations
HS2 ‘should be built more quickly in north’


Railnews report
85385573376



14 August 2019
First, Trenitalia win West Coast Partnership franchise


Railnews report
34727598377



18 August 2019
Abellio takes over on Midland Main Line


Railnews report
16941089378



6 September 2019
6 September: news in brief


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


Railnews report
32219977379



9 September 2019
Regular services launched at new London station


Railnews report
37890059380



17 September 2019
£26m to rescue Island Line


Railnews report
24607605381



20 September 2019
Grant Shapps wants rail fares paid to independent body


Railnews report
65604848382



9 October 2019
Railway industry to honour fallen of WW1


Railnews report
15524960383



10 October 2019
10 October: news in brief


Urban transport eating ban proposed
Bombardier managing director resigns


Railnews report
27156860384



24 October 2019
24 October: news in brief


Overhead line damage disrupts Great Eastern


Railnews report
43062777385



28 October 2019
News in brief: 28 October


More hints about Williams Review expected today
DfT starts negotiations over next Greater Western franchise
Welsh Marches Line blocked by flood damage


Railnews report
49947763386



7 November 2019
MPs’ group backs plan for new rail ‘guiding mind’


Railnews report
44522656387



8 November 2019
Railways in north of England blocked by floods


Railnews report
98897291388



11 November 2019
11 November: news in brief


Boris Johnson is ‘wary’ of scrapping HS2
Floods still causing problems in north of England
RMT to ballot Underground cleaners over pay
Free travel on anniversary of Armistice


Railnews report
66411549389



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


Railnews report
85313076390



12 November 2019
Peak rail fares could soar unless HS2 is built, says leaked report


Railnews report
87044877391



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


Railnews report
10754335392



18 November 2019
18 November: news in brief


London fares to stay frozen in 2020
Welsh line closure starts today


Railnews report
67332274393



20 November 2019
Major changes for Welsh timetables soon


Railnews report
63289798394



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


Railnews report
32023412395



21 January 2020
21 January: news in brief


Network Rail put on warning over poor performance


Railnews report
39414222396



27 January 2020
Northern franchise likely to end within days


Railnews report
67260075397



29 January 2020
Northern franchise to be terminated by DfT


Railnews report
27317673398



29 January 2020
Scrapping HS2 ‘would cause 30 years of delays’


Railnews report
94486416399



30 January 2020
Prime Minister to host important HS2 meeting


Railnews report
67465258400



3 February 2020
HS2 decision could be imminent


Railnews report
36536390401



21 February 2020
21 February: news in brief


Weather warning from Network Rail
Bakerloo Line strikes to cause disruption
Keolis opens Cardiff HQ


Railnews report
25564802402



4 March 2020
4 March: news in brief


TransPennine Express md leaves at short notice
Urgent safety advice issued by RAIB after death of driver
West Coast Main Line reopens after storm damage
Boost for rail freight in Scotland
Stabling sidings open at Norwich


Railnews report
87256343403



9 March 2020
London Euston disruption after weekend wire damage


Railnews report
19888908404



10 March 2020
Network Rail welcomes British Steel sale


Railnews report
24492765405



13 March 2020
13 March: news in brief


Tree-blocked Cross City line reopens


Railnews report
99542279406



31 March 2020
31 March: news in brief


LNER restores trains to Hull
West Country main line reopens


Railnews report
77794099407



2 April 2020
Freight operators set to strengthen trains


Railnews report
17350060408



6 April 2020
6 April: news in brief


West Midlands Railway axes trains
Yorkshire consultation extended
GWR helps with home learning


Railnews report
87820852409



6 April 2020
Monday essay: can competition work?


Railnews report
92660445410



14 April 2020
14 April: news in brief


RMT’s Steve Hedley faces probe after Boris remark
Train services restored after tree damage
Naturalist to continue HS2 challenge
HS2 work to restart at Euston


Railnews report
98895294411



14 April 2020
Tuesday essay: the end of franchising


Railnews report
43137670412



20 April 2020
Rush hours could be on their way out


Railnews report
76615376413



21 April 2020
21 April: news in brief


Hundreds of retired signallers respond to Network Rail appeal
Crucial freight line reopens after emergency repairs
New rail parcels firm steps up progress


Railnews report
98419107414



24 April 2020
Unions concerned about risks if more train services run


Railnews report
38367934415



1 May 2020
1 May: news in brief


Familiar voices are guests at stations
More train horns say ‘thanks, NHS’


Railnews report
23806000416



4 May 2020
4 May: news in brief


Search begins for HS2 track contractors
New station plans move ahead
Eurostar introduces face-cover rule


Railnews report
69839877417



4 May 2020
Unions protest about ‘more trains’ plans


Railnews report
60955775418



6 May 2020
6 May: news in brief


Rail freight hub gets green light in face of protests
Weather-damaged line due to reopen at end of month
c2c managing director to retire
Station plans are lawful
Grand Central launches survey as part of plans to return


Railnews report
66032208419



15 June 2020
Green light for revived West Midlands passenger service


Railnews report
36514020420



23 June 2020
Potential site for new Cambridge South station named


Railnews report
15205145421



29 June 2020
New station opens in County Durham


Railnews report
77149278422



30 June 2020
DfT receives 50 bids for railway reopening funds


Railnews report
14983267423



30 June 2020
Prime Minister announces £10m for Manchester railways


Railnews report
95187533424



1 July 2020
Network Rail retracts statement about Soham contractor


Railnews report
92710865425



1 July 2020
New design standards laid out for local stations


Railnews report
18930954426



2 July 2020
Work to restart on major railway projects in Scotland


Railnews report
11355263427



14 July 2020
Key Kent commuter lines to be closed for signal upgrade


Railnews report
83529050428



15 July 2020
New scheme for Midlands to improve rail links to Birmingham Airport


Railnews report
79892236429



22 July 2020
Crossrail costs rise again, and new delays are likely


Railnews report
33065922430



5 August 2020
Network Rail ‘astonished’ by level crossing misuse in Kent


Railnews report
42940087431



7 August 2020
Scottish timber is back on the rails


Railnews report
44840289432



10 August 2020
Rail Live falls victim to coronavirus


Railnews report
62254590433



12 August 2020
At least one reported dead in Scottish derailment


Railnews report
33965683434



13 August 2020
Stonehaven derailment triggers nationwide earthwork checks


Railnews report
93370259435



13 August 2020
Three dead in derailment near Aberdeen


Railnews report
27710856436



14 August 2020
Torrential rain in Scotland leaves legacy of disruption


Railnews report
68185515437



8 September 2020
Work starts to clear wreckage from Carmont derailment


Railnews report
86496461438



14 September 2020
Network Rail signals end of the line for diesel trains


Railnews report
89955479439



5 October 2020
Consultation starts on Cambridge South


Railnews report
98432357440



7 October 2020
Major signalling fault paralysed West Coast Main Line


Railnews report
84915698441



8 October 2020
Network Rail to work with charities to reduce homelessness


Railnews report
28661663442



14 October 2020
Longer freight trains to Southampton with £17m investment


Railnews report
87544132443



15 October 2020
Scottish town regains its station after 56 years


Railnews report
10948849444



22 October 2020
Transport for Wales to be nationalised


Railnews report
61859465445



23 October 2020
Bridge problems block Warwickshire railway


Railnews report
38886178446



28 October 2020
Upgrade scheme unveiled for Cornish network


Railnews report
66850752447



3 November 2020
Stonehaven derailment site reopens


Railnews report
55073184448



5 November 2020
First stage of Barmouth bridge work complete


Railnews report
13687844449



6 November 2020
‘Largest ever’ departures screen goes live in London


Railnews report
71589143450



10 November 2020
New warning to operators of bridge strike lorries


Railnews report
66469586451



11 November 2020
Serious disruption at Sheffield after freight derailment


Railnews report
27212889452



12 November 2020
Eleven recommendations in final RAIB Margam fatalities report


Railnews report
59110445453



12 November 2020
Sheffield derailment disruption set to continue


Railnews report
45245433454



17 November 2020
Full service restored at Sheffield after derailment


Railnews report
25373954455



24 November 2020
New technology comes to the aid of Ribblehead


Railnews report
86565823456



30 November 2020
RMT calls for urgent meeting with Network Rail’s Hendy


Railnews report
62095720457



1 December 2020
Defective track caused Sheffield freight derailment


Railnews report
73255861458



4 December 2020
Regulator praises Network Rail, but sounds warning over future planning


Railnews report
24809200459



14 December 2020
‘Only luck’ prevented accidents at ‘poorly engineered’ level crossing


Railnews report
93495244460



15 December 2020
Anger in Midlands as report downgrades HS2 eastern leg


Railnews report
80021930461



18 December 2020
Network Rail launches major Christmas projects


Railnews report
76986182462



11 January 2021
New East Coast Main Line tunnel will be ‘pushed into place’


Railnews report
96490628463



14 January 2021
Train services reduced to average of 72%


Railnews report
46961511464



20 January 2021
ORR proposes new guidance to reduce level crossing dangers


Railnews report
33082712465



28 January 2021
‘Ground moving’ under West Coast Main Line


Railnews report
93801374466



3 February 2021
Disruption set to continue after landslip near Rugby


Railnews report
94998622467



5 February 2021
Campaigners call for Okehampton route reopening on Dawlish anniversary


Railnews report
38325984468



12 February 2021
BTP names rail worker killed on track


Railnews report
82104171469



12 February 2021
West Coast Main Line to reopen after major landslip


Railnews report
41132474470



23 February 2021
New trial makes escalators less likely to spread Covid


Railnews report
28773821471



26 February 2021
More trains for leisure and a new name for Network Rail?


Railnews report
43922997472



26 February 2021
Rail minister challenges industry to cut costs


Railnews report
43668575473



18 March 2021
New warning of climate change threat to ageing railway


Railnews report
45218653474



19 March 2021
Reopening confirmed for railway to Okehampton


Railnews report
31635958475



19 March 2021
RMT declares national dispute over Network Rail changes


Railnews report
17840481476



24 March 2021
MPs call for 30-year electrification programme


Railnews report
45128942477



16 April 2021
Construction starts on new Devon station


Railnews report
11124421478



20 April 2021
Questions over drainage at Carmont derailment site


Railnews report
15795643479



21 April 2021
Network Rail fined after substation fire injured worker


Railnews report
49956155480



26 April 2021
Network Rail proposes £1bn privatisation of railway telecoms


Railnews report
68035687481



27 April 2021
Isle of Wight reopening delayed by software problems


Railnews report
77372987482



17 May 2021
Imminent Williams Review could spark major industrial unrest


Railnews report
62034566483



16 June 2021
Rail pay and recruitment to be frozen to cut costs


Railnews report
38140697484



18 June 2021
Just seconds frustrated speed attempt on West Coast


Railnews report
74428493485



24 June 2021
Heathrow western access rail link 'set to be mothballed'


Railnews report
33147496486



7 July 2021
Union calls for 'rail rethink' in wake of MPs' report


Railnews report
18853033487



12 July 2021
Network Rail condemns 'shocking' survey results


Railnews report
55441213488



19 July 2021
Police rule out arson in Troon station blaze


Railnews report
33004541489



21 July 2021
New proposals to boost tourism using heritage railways


Railnews report
33485771490



22 July 2021
Railway set to reopen through Troon tomorrow


Railnews report
83183557491



28 July 2021
Industry welcomes improved station accessibility plan


Railnews report
25368083492



30 July 2021
Trains return to Troon after destructive fire closed station


Railnews report
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