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Fares to rocket and jobs to be cut in the great train shake-up

Network Rail may be broken up as leaked review outlines drastic measures to cut £5bn subsidy

Rail firm pleads guilty over crash

Rail infrastructure company Network Rail (NR) pleaded guilty today to breaching safety regulations over the 2002 Potters Bar train crash which claimed seven lives.

Call to halt Network Rail bonuses

The Government was today urged to halt a new bonus scheme for Network Rail executives which a union complained would give performance payments of 60% on top of their salaries.

Potters Bar crash charge dropped

A health and safety charge against rail maintenance company Jarvis over the 2002 Potters Bar train crash has been dropped.

No bonuses for rail executives

Top managers at Network Rail will not be paid annual bonuses this year, the infrastructure group said last night after attracting criticism for making payouts last year.

No bonuses for Network Rail chiefs

Top bosses of rail infrastructure company Network Rail (NR) will not be paid annual bonuses this year, it was announced today.

Government launches high-speed rail consultation

Transport Secretary Philip Hammond today launched a consultation on Government plans to "redraw" Britain's economic map by building a £32 billion high-speed rail network.

King's Cross facelift: A peek behind the bandages

Taking a look at the nearly completed redevelopment of one of London's busiest railway stations, Matilda Battersby dons the orange overalls

Copper thefts rise to an all-time high

Police warn that an epidemic of stolen cables is the biggest threat to Britain's security after terrorism

Philip Hammond: High-speed rail will fast-track the economy

Building a balanced and low-carbon economy that can drive Britain's future growth and prosperity is the Government's biggest priority. That is why, over the past 10 months, we have taken action to tackle the debt that we inherited, and set out a programme of investment to support economic recovery and create jobs.

Network Rail admits Potters Bar failings

Network rail has admitted health and safety failings over the Potters Bar crash, in which seven people died.

Network Rail admits safety breach

Network Rail has admitted health and safety failings over the 2002 Potters Bar train crash

Video: Network Rail admits Potters Bar failings

Network Rail has admitted a safety breach over the 2002 crash.

John Lewis store boost for Birmingham

John Lewis is to build a new store next to one of the country's biggest railway stations, creating 650 jobs, it was announced today.

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