The government remains committed to the completion of the project, in a way that is fair to UK taxpayers, and enables London to bear the additional costs.
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The UK’s rail network supports people getting to work, enables businesses to access the talent they need to grow, and moves goods across the country.
Working in partnership with Northern and TransPennine Express, the Smart on Rail project is a crucial first step in the delivery of an integrated smart travel system for the whole of the North of England.
Andrew chaired the Northern Electrification Taskforce, providing the Secretary of State for Transport with advice on the electrification of railways.
Jo Johnson, UK Transport Minister, has quit his position over Brexit and calls for a new vote.
Following the pilot of the UK’s first tram train, it is hoped that other areas across the country will realise its potential as an alternative option for urban mobility.
New platforms have been constructed, existing platforms extended and signalling systems upgraded; transforming Liverpool’s rail station.
“The lesson I have drawn from my time as Secretary of State is this is an industry that’s got to be much smarter at communicating with passengers,” says Chris to Global Railway Review.
The automated claims systems, available via smartphones and smartcard registration, will make compensation claims easier for customers.
Innovate UK is to launch a competition on behalf of the Department for Transport (DfT) that will allow businesses to apply for a share of £3.5 million funding to encourage innovation in the UK rail sector, demonstrate new technologies to customers and industry and help to build better railways for…
The Malaysian Rail Industry Corporation (MARIC) and the UK’s Railway Industry Association (RIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two countries working more closely together, benefiting the members of both rail associations.
The UK's Department for Transport (DfT) and the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) have published a Joint Rail Data Action Plan which aims to address technical barriers and make better use of rail data.
The Inclusive Transport Strategy, backed by hundreds of million pounds, will help ensure passengers with reduced mobility can travel confidently and easily.
Lobby group states commuters are being packed into trains “like sardines”, with London labelled as one of the worst offenders in England and Wales.
Testing is underway in Europe on new state-of-the-art maintenance trains that will be used on the Elizabeth line to help keep it running for hundreds of thousands of Londoners and visitors. London will take delivery of the machines later this year.