Rail

Monday, September 16, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019

Government halts plans to clear ancient woodland for HS2

Government halts plans to clear ancient woodland for HS2

Clearances of old woodland for HS2 are to be stopped while the project is reviewed, the Transport Secretary has announced.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Violence and sexual offences rise on railways

Violence and sexual offences rise on railways

Crime on Britain’s railways has spiked by 12 per cent, with a surge in violent and sexual offences.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

South West trains

New Year's Eve rail strike planned over train guard dispute

New Year's Eve rail strike planned over train guard dispute

Workers on South Western Railway are to stage two fresh strikes, including on New Year's Eve, in the bitter dispute over guards on trains.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Waterloo Station

Delay warnings ahead of introduction of new rail timetable

Delay warnings ahead of introduction of new rail timetable

Industry body the Rail Delivery Group warned there may be "some impact on punctuality" as a new timetable is introduced on Sunday.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Delays due to leaves on lines are a sign of Network Rail 'cutbacks', says RailFuture spokesman

Delays due to leaves on lines are a sign of Network Rail 'cutbacks', says RailFuture spokesman

Leaves on lines are a sign of Network Rail 'cutbacks', says RailFuture spokesman

Bruce Williamson, from Rail Future has said that Network Rail is struggling “under tight financial control” and delays due to leaves on the line show that they have had to make “cutbacks”.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure'

Transport secretary Chris Grayling is to be questioned about the decision not to go ahead with three rail electrification schemes

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Unions in shock as Southern Rail are shortlisted for Community Award

Southern Rail shortlisted for award. No, really

Southern Rail shortlisted for award. No, really

Govia Thameslink Railway is in the running for a Passengers Matter accolade - but union bosses say it's 'way beyond satire'