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High speed rail update on phase two

17 July 2013 | By Department for Transport (DfT)

Phase two public consultation on the proposed high speed 2 route and exceptional hardship scheme decision released...

Thameslink deal close to completion

14 June 2013 | By Department for Transport (DfT)

DfT has decided to award the £1.6 billion Thameslink rolling stock contract to a consortium led by Siemens...

Kenilworth new station

3 June 2013 | By Department for Transport

A new station in Kenilworth will benefit from the biggest single allocation of investment from the government’s New Stations Fund...

HS2 moves a step closer

16 May 2013 | By Department for Transport (DfT)

HS2 moves a step closer with publication of draft 'Environmental statement' and design refinements consultations...

Fresh start for franchising

26 March 2013 | By Department for Transport (DfT)

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin today unveiled long-term plans designed to drive improvements to rail services...