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Thursday 15 December 2011
Signal workers are to stage a three-day strike from Christmas Eve in a row over career progression, threatening disruption to services, it was announced today.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Buses will replace trains on some key routes over the Christmas period, rail companies announced today.
Sunday 20 November 2011
Thursday 10 November 2011
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Friday 04 November 2011
Pressure was mounting for a public inquiry into the safety of Britain’s railways last night after an inquest jury ruled that poorly maintained points were to blame for a fatal train crash on the West Coast Main Line.
Tuesday 25 October 2011
A woman called out "Mum! Mum! Mum!" as her mother lay fatally injured in the Grayrigg train crash, an inquest heard today.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Thames Water was today urged to pay compensation to thousands of rail passengers hit by travel chaos because of a burst water main after the company said it was not liable.
Friday 26 August 2011
The good news is that you are less likely to get stuck in a traffic jam this Bank Holiday. The bad news is that it is largely due to the fact you cannot afford the fuel and the weather is looking decidedly dodgy. But, in a concerted effort to lift the national spirits, the powers that be are promising a Bank Holiday free of the customary chaos.
Monday 22 August 2011
Motorists will benefit from the suspension, or completion, of a number of roadworks over the bank holiday weekend, it was announced today.
Saturday 20 August 2011
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Friday 05 August 2011
Tuesday 02 August 2011
A landslip caused by flooding from a burst water main caused rail chaos on busy commuter routes for a second day running today.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Richard Price, the new rail regulation boss, has blocked Network Rail's £15.6m long-term management incentive proposals as he looks to overhaul the track operator's controversial bonus culture.
Sunday 24 July 2011
The Government is steaming ahead with plans for the controversial high-speed railway between London and Birmingham despite fierce opposition across the country.
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