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Rail Passenger Service Contracts Day Announced for UK

Rail Passenger Service Contracts Day Announced for UK

Next month the first phase of industry engagement on the UK’s new passenger service contracts (PSCs) will begin.

Connecting Europe Express Reaches End of 20,000 Kilometre Journey

Connecting Europe Express Reaches End of 20,000 Kilometre Journey

The Connecting Europe Express has reached its final destination of Paris after 36 days travelling across Europe.

Scotland Puts Rail Decarbonisation at Heart of Net Zero Plans

Scotland Puts Rail Decarbonisation at Heart of Net Zero Plans

Scotland’s First Minister has said that decarbonising transport, including rail services, can help reduce the threat of climate change.

Operator of Last Resort to Take Over Southeastern Following £25m Breach

Operator of Last Resort to Take Over Southeastern Following £25m...

The British government's Operator of Last Resort will run Southeastern services, following a £25m breach of the franchise agreement.

Rail Industry Experts Call on UK Government to Begin Implementing Fare Reforms

Rail Industry Experts Call on UK Government to Begin Implementing...

The Chair of the Williams Rail Review warns it’s now or never to radically overhaul Britain’s confusing and outdated rail fares system.

New RIA Report Highlights the Economic Value of UK Rail

New RIA Report Highlights the Economic Value of UK Rail

A new report showcases UK rail as a major economic sector that’s driving growth, investment and jobs right across the United Kingdom.

Research Highlights the Negative Effect of New Commuting Habits on City Centres

Research Highlights the Negative Effect of New Commuting Habits o...

New research by the Rail Delivery Group has highlighted the negative effect new commuting habits could have on city centre economies.

RAIB Makes Recommendations after Reviewing Fatal Waterloo Underground Accident

RAIB Makes Recommendations after Reviewing Fatal Waterloo Undergr...

RAIB has made recommendations to London Underground in its report into a fatal accident that took place at Waterloo Underground station.

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