Department for Transport

Six shortlisted for GBR headquarters

Non-binding vote 'will play a part' in selection says DfT.

BLOG: RMT wins early skirmishes in rail strikes

RMT and Government trade blows as strike enters second day

GWR secures NRC deal to 2025

'Fleet strategy plan' investigates cutting costs of mixed fleets

HS2 Golborne Link axed in line with UCR findings

The Government is axing the link from HS2 Phase 2b to the West Coast main line south of Wigan.

Government launches £7.6m innovation competition

Up to £7.6 million of funding will be available in this year's First of a Kind innovation competition.

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Govia Thameslink Railway secures National Rail Contract

Govia Thameslink Railway has been awarded a National Rail Contract for up to six years.

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DfT hits LSER with £23.5 million penalty

The Government has issued former Southeastern operator London & South Eastern Railway Limited with a £23.5 million fine for breaches of its franchise agreement.

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DfT plans eight-year TPE Direct Award

The DfT plans to issue a Direct Award contract of up to eight years to operate Trans-Pennine Express services from April 2023.

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TfL funding agreed to 24 June

The Government and TfL have agreed a fourth extraordinary funding settlement worth £200 million.

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Vivarail’s battery ‘230’ for Greenford branch

VivaRail's battery powered Class 230 demonstrator will operate on the Greenford branch to test the underlying technology.