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New Railways Bill in King’s Speech

Great British Railways to be set up in shadow form

A Crossrail Class 345 EMU undergoes maintenance at Old Oak Common. Philip Sherratt News Premium

Reprieve for Litchurch lane as Aventra deal signed

Capital funding secured from Government

Merriman to stand down at General Election

Minister also served on Transport Committee from 2015 to 2022

Lifeline for Alstom?

Ten more Class 345s could be ordered to keep production lines alive

ECML December 2024 timetable deferred

Major changes postponed due to outstanding issues

Crossrail under construction. Courtesy Crossrail News Premium

Nine lessons learned in Crossrail sponsorship review

Sponsors need strengthening, but structure shielded against scope changes, says report

Strengthened fleet: No 221139 calls at York with the 07.48 Glasgow Central-Plymouth on 25 October 2021. Philip Sherratt News Premium

CrossCountry boosted with 12 ‘221s’

Five more AWC trains to join operator from June in addition to seven previously announced

Northern Nos 331013/014 awaut departure on 27 August 2022/s 10.46 to Blackpool North. Philip Sherratt News Premium

HS2 2b to Manchester Bill revived for NPR

Government says planned Liverpool-Manchester route could be followed

Recovery stalled – revenue on plateau

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Government ‘not on track’ to deliver rail reforms

DfT fails to deliver ‘complex reforms’, says NAO