Department for Transport

Rail projects win levelling up funding

Cardiff, Devon and Cornwall amongst winners

Rail Minister Huw Merriman speaks at the Railway Industry Association Parliamentary Reception on 17 January. RIA News Premium

Merriman: settling industrial dispute is top priority

Rail reform and RNEP publication also priorities for Rail Minister

New CrossCountry contract planned

Contract could run for up to eight years from October 2023 if four-year extension is exercised

DOO row derails TOC negotiations

Proposals to extend Driver Only Operation cause talks between RDG and RMT to collapse

Transcript: Transport Secretary Harper refuses to deny Government interference at TSC

A transcript of Transport Secretary Mark Harper's refusal to deny Governmental interference in negotiations between the rail industry and unions at the Transport Select Committee

Merriman is new Rail Minister

PM Sunak's new ministerial team confirmed

Leeds-Micklefield works consulted on

Level crossings and bridge alterations are planned in this part of the Transpennine Route Upgrade

Penalty fares could rise to £100 minimum

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

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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