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Impasse over TfL funding continues

The latest short extension to Government funding for Transport for London expired at midday on 3 August, still without a sign of a long-term deal being agreed

Network Rail consults on maintenance reforms

Talks start with unions about NR's modernisation drive: RMT disputes 'unconditional' pay offer

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TfL funding extended for another week

TfL ponders long-term funding offer from Government

ASLEF announces further strike on 13 August

Avanti West Coast and CrossCountry drivers vote overwhelmingly for strikes

RIA urges investment as passenger numbers soar

Passenger numbers exceed 90% of pre-pandemic levels

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Government must revisit IRP decisions, says TSC

Report criticises assessment of options

Tickets on sale for our HST railtour!

CrossCountry HST to visit Severn Valley on 27 September

Now it’s three: TSSA members join rail strikes

All three main rail unions are now in disputes over pay and job security

TBM Dorothy breaks through at the south portal of HS2's Long Itchington Wood tunnel. News Premium

Breakthrough! Dorothy completes HS2 tunnel bore

TBM completes first of two bores at one-mile-long tunnel

Stadler completes first ’93’ body

First tri-mode locomotive expected to enter service in 2023