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Plans unveiled to boost wifi on trains

7 July 2014 | By Department for Transport

Passengers on commuter trains across England and Wales are set to benefit from radically improved mobile broadband access under new government plans...

Major package of rail improvements for Cornwall

3 July 2014 | By The Department for Transport

Cornwall will benefit from a multi-million pound package of rail improvements that will lift the local economy, create new jobs and provide faster train journeys, the Prime Minister announced...

Transport Secretary tours East Coast Main Line

26 June 2014 | By Department for Transport

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin toured the East Coast Main Line to see how more than £130m of rail improvements are being used to boost capacity and provide better journeys for passengers...

Big opportunities ahead for UK rail supply chain

23 June 2014 | By Department for Transport

Rail industry suppliers are set to benefit from government investment to help them win new business, create jobs and generate economic growth, ministers have announced...

Better journeys for passengers on the West Coast Main Line

19 June 2014 | By Department for Transport

A new deal for rail services on the West Coast Main Line that will deliver thousands more seats, free wifi and pave the way for new journeys on the route has been awarded to West Coast Trains Limited (Virgin)...

DfT and TfL extend Crossrail route to Reading

28 March 2014 | By Crossrail

Crossrail will now run to Reading after the joint sponsors, the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL), instructed Crossrail Limited to extend the route...