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The new drive means a total of 50 UTCs have now been approved

Rail service hit by cable theft

Rail users suffered fresh delays today after another incident of cable theft, disrupting trains into London for the second time this week.

Monday morning misery for commuters after cable theft

Rail travellers on busy commuter routes suffered delays today because of a fresh incident of cable theft.

Unions warn of 'stealth privatisation' of railways

Safety fears as Government approves Network Rail alliance with Stagecoach

Network Rail fined £1m over teenage girls' deaths

Network Rail has been fined £1m for failures that led to the deaths of two teenage girls at a level crossing in Essex.

MPs demand greater scrutinyof Network Rail

The parliamentary public spending watchdog has attacked Network Rail, branding it a "fictional" private sector company and demanding its accounts be opened to full scrutiny.

Spending watchdog hits out at Network Rail

Parliament's public spending watchdog has attacked Network Rail, branding it a "fictional" private sector company and demanding its accounts be opened to full scrutiny.

How do I: Get the cheapest train tickets?

If offered the choice, most of us would follow the old British Rail slogan and "let the train take the strain". Only with year-on-year fare increases hovering around the 6 per cent mark and an anytime return from Euston to Manchester Piccadilly costing £148 on the day, very often taking the train spells strain on the wallet. So how do you go about getting a cheap ticket?

Graduates on Network Rail’s training scheme study at HMS Sultan in Gosport

Internships can be a chance to test the water

Internships can build confidence as well as experience, says Russ Thorne

Network Rail admits crash guilt

Network Rail will admit health and safety breaches over the Grayrigg rail crash in Cumbria that killed a woman and injured more than 80 people five years ago.

Montague heads list for HS2 job

City grandee Sir Adrian Montague has emerged as the frontrunner to chair High Speed 2, the much-criticised £32bn London to Scotland rail link.

Thousands of council and hospital workers go on strike

Thousands of council and hospital workers went on strike today in two separate disputes over terms and conditions and claims of management bullying.

'Crazy' train-bus replacements axed

The Government is to axe the "crazy" arrangement where some rail companies get paid twice for replacing trains with buses.

Stefan Stern: Boardroom shame – and about time too

"Cameron calls for bank bonus truce" ran the Financial Times headline on Saturday. To some this truce will look more like a white flag. It is a curious moment to relax the pressure on financiers just when some appear to be acknowledging that things have got out of hand. First among equals, in this regard, is the Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive, Stephen Hester.

Ed Miliband: 'It is pro-business to demand responsibility at the top'

Labour grandees join the bonus bashing backlash

"Banker and bonus bashing" by leaders of all three main political parties is undermining British business and harming the nation's image abroad, senior Labour figures have warned.

Rail signal staff to strike again

Rail signalling workers are to stage two fresh strikes in a row over career progression following the breakdown of talks, it was announced today.

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