Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, has unveiled the latest stage in the government’s investment into Britain’s railways, announcing that £48 billion will be spent on the network over a five-year period.
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The UK government has set out details of its £80 million programme to introduce smart ticketing across England and Wales by the end of 2018.
Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, has opened in a new rail academy in the North West of England, which is due to train 500 apprentices over the next five years.
Approximately £7.9 million is on offer to develop cutting-edge ways to improve the UK rail network for passengers in the next round of the Accelerating Innovation in Rail (AIR) scheme, run by the Department for Transport (DfT) in partnership with Innovate UK.
The Department for Transport has announced the release of the ‘draft accessibility action plan’ aimed at improving accessible public transport.
Cambridge’s newest rail station is already helping to speed up journeys for commuters into and out of the city less than two months after opening.
The Department for Transport has given the green light for five new train stations to be built in England and Wales.
Hitachi’s new intercity trains, due to enter passenger service this autumn, have passed tests to run their digital technology required by the Department for Transport.
Passengers in Wales, the midlands and the north of England will get 'faster and more comfortable journeys sooner' under new plans announced by the UK government.
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According to Rail Minister Paul Maynard, passengers will see a number of new benefits and services during the next West Midlands rail franchise.
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UK Rail Minister announces £20 million backing for new railway stations as part of the Department for Transport’s New Stations Fund.
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Operator Abellio has been named winning bidder of the East Anglia rail franchise from October 2016 for nine years.
1 August 2016 | By Network Rail
New pictures reveal how the main building at the new Cambridge North railway station is taking shape as work ramps up in the run-up to the station opening in 2017...
20 July 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Campaign for Better Transport has commented on the appointment of Paul Maynard MP as the new government rail minister.
14 July 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Campaign for better Transport gives reaction on the appointment of Chris Grayling as the new Transport Secretary.