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19 January 2015
Calls for Aberystwyth line to reopen


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23 January 2015
Network Rail 'must regain confidence'


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


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6 March 2015
Bold plans revealed for more northern electrification


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12 March 2015
First Intercity Express arrives at Southampton


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23 March 2015
More new Great Western trains are part of franchise award


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9 July 2015
Carne lays down digital railway challenge


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20 July 2015
Transport secretary faces grilling over rail project delays


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30 July 2015
Go-ahead for new hybrid trains to far south west


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4 August 2015
RMT calls Bank Holiday strike on Great Western


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19 August 2015
Rail crime falls, but more sexual offences are recorded


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3 September 2015
Intercity Express factory in north east opens


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3 September 2015
'Momentous occasion' as Intercity Express factory opens


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21 September 2015
The Great Western Railway is back in business


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5 October 2015
Rail campaigners welcome news of National Infrastructure Commission


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5 November 2015
Drivers' strike looms on Arriva Trains Wales


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


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12 November 2015
Arriva Trains Wales strike suspended


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


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


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5 January 2016
Hope for early settlement of Welsh dispute


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12 January 2016
Aslef calls another Welsh strike


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22 January 2016
Spanish-built trains ordered for Northern in £490m deal


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26 January 2016
Railway braces as Atlantic storm approaches


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22 February 2016
Flood-damaged lines reopen ahead of schedule


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16 March 2016
Shaw rules out Network Rail privatisation


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24 March 2016
Network Rail seeks funders for Welsh rail upgrades


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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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6 June 2016
Weekend trains disrupted by cable thieves


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17 June 2016
Derailment closes Paddington station


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1 August 2016
London Midland and Transport for West Midlands sign deal


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2 August 2016
Change at the top for Network Rail Wales


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5 August 2016
News points: Friday 5 August 2016


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10 August 2016
Holiday season strikes called on Eurostar


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


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5 September 2016
Electric GWR services launched from Paddington


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12 September 2016
Warnings as Severn Tunnel closes for electrification


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10 October 2016
Welsh viaduct reopens after fire


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13 October 2016
Contenders named for next Welsh franchise


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9 November 2016
Audit Office calls for GW electrification rethink


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3 January 2017
Protests over 'kick in the teeth' fare increases


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24 February 2017
Storm Doris continues to delay trains


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20 March 2017
Another thousand trains a day within four years


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12 May 2017
Network Rail takes next key step towards devolution


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21 June 2017
HS2 commitment confirmed in Queen’s Speech


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26 June 2017
Corbyn confirms Labour rail nationalisation plans


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13 July 2017
Newport chosen for new train-building plant


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20 July 2017
DfT scraps electrification schemes


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25 July 2017
Crossrail 2 sparks anger in regions


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15 August 2017
Rail industry braces for fare increase decision


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23 August 2017
Mayor warns North has ‘run out of patience’ over transport


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6 September 2017
Transpennine Express unveils ‘futuristic’ train


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12 September 2017
Integration stepped up in Wales


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22 September 2017
Chris Grayling offers digital future to north


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3 October 2017
RMT urges Theresa May to intervene in disputes


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25 October 2017
RMT makes widest strike call yet over DOO


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26 October 2017
Grayling DOO letter is ‘unprecedented, damaging and dangerous’


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30 October 2017
Arriva makes surprise exit from Welsh competition


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9 November 2017
Second day of strikes in DOO disputes as ASLEF accepts deal


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29 November 2017
Grayling report sets out new vision for rail


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2 January 2018
Government may rethink basis for rail fare rises


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16 January 2018
Funding earmarked for ‘critical’ South Wales Metro project


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18 January 2018
Abellio says Welsh bid has survived Carillion collapse


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23 February 2018
Abellio withdraws its bid for Wales & Borders


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1 March 2018
Wintry weather closed Paddington


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20 March 2018
More Northern strikes confirmed


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26 March 2018
New Northern strike ‘rock solid’ says RMT


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29 March 2018
Chris Grayling cancelled electrification to save money


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17 April 2018
Stop-skipping figures blamed on railway congestion


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25 April 2018
RMT announces new strikes in May


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10 May 2018
Digital Railway plans move to next stage


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


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23 May 2018
Winner of Welsh franchise announced


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24 May 2018
Northern crisis deepens amid more RMT strikes


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4 June 2018
Award of new Welsh franchise confirmed


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7 June 2018
Modernised Underground cars are ordered for Wales


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11 June 2018
New depot to be built for Welsh Metro


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13 June 2018
Open access track charges set to rise


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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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4 July 2018
Bombardier, Hitachi join forces for HS2 train bid


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5 July 2018
Network Rail faces multi-million knotweed bills


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16 July 2018
Thameslink tries more new timetables


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18 July 2018
‘Stark’ lack of Welsh rail investment revealed


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


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14 September 2018
New trains for Northern start British tests


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18 September 2018
Shortlisted bidders for Tyne & Wear fleet are named


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19 September 2018
Plans to merge BTP and Police Scotland ‘may never happen’


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4 October 2018
European cash boost for South Wales Metro


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8 October 2018
‘Economic renewal’ promised in Welsh rail plans


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12 October 2018
RMT announces more strike days on Northern


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


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30 October 2018
West Midlands D-Trains delayed by ‘technical issues’


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15 November 2018
Trains for HS2 could be built in Scotland


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


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27 November 2018
Welsh cancellations set to continue indefinitely


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29 November 2018
Arriva blamed for Welsh train problems


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7 December 2018
Opposition to Heathrow rail link emerges


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14 December 2018
Vivarail moves ahead with battery deal


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14 January 2019
DB may sell Arriva to plug E4bn funding gap


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30 January 2019
Network Rail awards contracts worth £5bn


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5 February 2019
‘World Class’ Old Oak Common images unveiled by HS2


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21 February 2019
Performance is still falling back


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25 February 2019
Network Rail launches sale of Valley Lines


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


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23 April 2019
Vivarail’s D-Train enters service


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13 May 2019
New GWR IETs under fire over lack of buffets


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15 May 2019
Azuma carries first passengers to Leeds


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20 May 2019
New timetables get first rush hour test


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30 May 2019
Retiring Pacers could become village halls


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10 June 2019
Fourth HS2 rolling stock bidder revealed


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12 June 2019
12 June: news in brief


Floods disrupt train services
HS2 doubts threaten development


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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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24 June 2019
24 June: news in brief


New Network Rail regions launched
Manchester sets out integrated transport plan


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28 June 2019
Damp Severn Tunnel has put electrification in doubt


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4 July 2019
Track workers were wearing ear defenders


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5 July 2019
Safety plea in wake of Margam fatalities


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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


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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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18 July 2019
18 July: news in brief


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


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22 July 2019
22 July: news in brief


Upgrade for Cardiff Central announced by DfT
Northern Ireland railways threatened by funding cut


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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


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12 August 2019
Inquiry launched into power cuts


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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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17 September 2019
£26m to rescue Island Line


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10 October 2019
10 October: news in brief


Urban transport eating ban proposed
Bombardier managing director resigns


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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


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1 November 2019
New trains and more services next year, say TOCs


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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


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18 November 2019
18 November: news in brief


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


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20 November 2019
Major changes for Welsh timetables soon


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16 December 2019
16 December: news in brief


Driver dies at Tyseley depot
Conwy Valley branch reopens


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16 December 2019
First day of new timetables marred by staff shortages


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14 January 2020
14 January: news in brief


Chaudhry-van der Velde to leave troubled West Midlands
New vehicle-carrying contract for DRS
London Waterloo keeps top spot as busiest station


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21 January 2020
21 January: news in brief


Network Rail put on warning over poor performance


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


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21 February 2020
21 February: news in brief


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


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30 March 2020
GWR and Southeastern receive new direct awards


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2 April 2020
3 April: news in brief


Trains set to be only long-distance public transport


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2 April 2020
Freight operators set to strengthen trains


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7 April 2020
7 April: news in brief


Watchdog calls for ‘clarity’ over season ticket refunds


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14 April 2020
Tuesday essay: the end of franchising


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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


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4 May 2020
Unions protest about ‘more trains’ plans


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3 June 2020
Keolis chairman dismissed after four months in the job


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16 June 2020
Vivarail confirms expansion after borrowing £1.5m


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


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5 August 2020
Plans to be submitted for new main line station in Wales


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20 August 2020
ANALYSIS: Let’s be clear: there has been no decision about rail fares


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24 August 2020
Last Railway Convalescent Home closes


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


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8 October 2020
Rail passenger totals fall back to 1850s levels


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12 October 2020
OBE for Rail Alliance founder Colin Flack


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22 October 2020
More cash for trams and light rail in England


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22 October 2020
Transport for Wales to be nationalised


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23 October 2020
Bridge problems block Warwickshire railway


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26 October 2020
Government heeds protests about unused Advance tickets


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27 October 2020
Transport for London crisis grows as funding deadline looms


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28 October 2020
Upgrade scheme unveiled for Cornish network


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29 October 2020
Government under fire as TfL countdown continues


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5 November 2020
First stage of Barmouth bridge work complete


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12 November 2020
Eleven recommendations in final RAIB Margam fatalities report


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30 November 2020
Last of Northern’s Pacers departs later than planned


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3 December 2020
New managing director at SWR: Hopwood returns to GWR


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8 December 2020
RMT suspends Alstom strikes to ‘escalate pay battle’


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12 January 2021
Eastern leg of HS2 is ‘critical’, government told


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13 January 2021
Alstom urges closing of ‘green gaps’ in British urban transport


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8 February 2021
Welsh railways return to public ownership


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11 February 2021
ORR’s London-Cardiff open access rejection could be challenged


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15 February 2021
New station opens quietly – and knotweed is useful at last


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22 February 2021
Union claims rail renationalisation is moving ahead


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10 March 2021
Train operators call for ‘level playing field’ over tax


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15 April 2021
MPs intervene in disused railway structures debate


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11 May 2021
LNER to bring back older trains as IET disruption goes on


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13 May 2021
Industry reveals Intercity Express recovery plan


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14 July 2021
Facemasks remain compulsory on TfL, but confusion grows


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16 July 2021
Heathrow Express to insist on facemasks


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20 July 2021
Cross-border clash over train facemask rule


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26 July 2021
Train operators slash timetables as staff self-isolate


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9 August 2021
Green light for new Welsh rail testing centre


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