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Tube consortium's £50m profit gives Balfour a boost Balfour

Metronet, the consortium which took over two-thirds of the London Underground, has made a £50m profit in its first full year of operations.

Senior engineer's `error contributed to rail crash'

A SENIOR railway engineer's alleged gross act of negligence was blamed yesterday for contributing to the October 2000 Hatfield rail crash in which four people died.

Senior engineer's 'error contributed to rail crash'

A senior railway engineer's alleged gross act of negligence was yesterday blamed for contributing to the October 2000 Hatfield rail disaster in which four people died.

Hatfield rail fault `known for 21 months'

RAIL COMPANIES knew nearly two years before the Hatfield train disaster that the rail which caused the crash was defective, the Old Bailey heard yesterday.

The Investment Column: Reuters reports a good news story

From being a barometer of pain in the financial services industry, Reuters these days has acquired the habit of pleasantly surprising investors. So it was yesterday with the financial news and information giant's first-quarter guidance.

Hatfield charges dropped

Balfour chief steps down as profits get back on track

Mike Welton announced his retirement as the chief executive of Balfour Beatty yesterday as the engineering and construction company reported a 33 per cent jump in profits.

British firms eye dividend of diplomacy with Libya

Foreign Office minister Mike O'Brien will lead a trade mission to Libya next month following Tony Blair's historic meeting last week with Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.

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