Department of Transport

Friday, January 24, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020

Impossible to accurately estimate final HS2 costs, says watchdog

Impossible to accurately estimate final HS2 costs, says watchdog

The National Audit Office has said the complexity and risks of the high speed rail project were underestimated from the beginning.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Chris Grayling

Rail industry incompetence goes 'to the top’

Rail industry incompetence goes 'to the top’

A cross-party report has damned transport minister Chris Grayling’s mismanagement of the rail network, and predicted rail users will face yet more problems this year.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

Government considering introducing 'death by dangerous cycling' law

Government considering introducing 'death by dangerous cycling' law

Government considering introducing 'death by dangerous cycling' law

Cyclists have reacted unhappily to the news that the government is consulting on changing road safety laws to punish cyclists who harm or kill pedestrians

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

National Audit Office says Thameslink Programme will be delayed until 2018

National Audit Office says Thameslink Programme will be delayed until 2018

National Audit Office says Thameslink Programme will be delayed until 2018

The plans to ease north-south travel through central London have been delayed until 2018

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Southern Rail commuters launch court case against Government over crisis-hit network

Southern Rail commuters launch court bid against Government over crisis-hit network

Southern Rail commuters launch court bid against Government over network

Southern Rail and its operator Govia Thameslink Railway have been hit by heavy strike action over plans to bring in trains without conductors

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Commuters wait for a train at Clapham Junction

Southern Rail commuters are sick of the chaos and humiliation - that's why we've launched a legal challenge

'We've launched a legal challenge to find truth behind the Southern Rail chaos'

The treatment of passengers, staff, the elderly and the disabled is unconscionable, and the Association of British Commuters has decided to take a stand

Monday, July 25, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

'A complete fiasco' - Charlie Elphicke MP blasts Home Office and Department of Transport over handling of Dover port traffic situation

Dover delays: 'A complete fiasco' - MP Charlie Elphicke blasts Home Office and Department of Transport over handling of port traffic situation

Dover delays: 'A complete fiasco' - MP Charlie Elphicke blasts traffic chaos

The member for Dover and Deal says the Home Office and Department of Transport "should have been prepared - we've had a nightmare on our roads"