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Penalty fares could rise to £100 minimum

Penalty fares could rise to £100 from January in England.

Stoke looks to Very Light Rail

Stoke-on-Trent's latest transport strategy suggests the creation of three new VLR routes.

Train Service Delivery discussed at Modern Railways EXPO 2022

Speakers from Resonate at Network Rail at conference session

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Leven link progress

ANN GLEN reports on progress with the restoration of the five-mile...

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Entering a zero carbon era

Scotland’s ambitious plans to decarbonise its rail network...

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Innovation in electrification

Scotland’s Railway is leading the rest of the UK on electrification...

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Cement train derails in Carlisle

Disruption expected to last several days after derailment

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Transport Strikes Bill aims to limit industrial action

New law to set minimum service levels for rail services

BREAKING: Transport Bill deferred

Bill enabling Great British Railways deferred until 2023

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Modern Railways November 2022

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