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Tuesday 24 May 2011
The union representing thousands of London Underground workers has rejected an improved pay offer of rises for the next five years, covering the 2012 Olympic Games period, it was announced today.
Saturday 21 May 2011
Friday 20 May 2011
At three minutes to seven on Friday evening a train leaves London's Euston Station in the direction of Manchester, virtually empty. As its few passengers glide serenely through nearby Watford Junction, the British Transport Police are scrambled to the platform from where it has just come, controlling the mad scrum of passengers fighting for a seat on the train that follows it only minutes later. The former is the last of the pricey "peak" trains, the latter the first off-peak service, and therefore considerably cheaper.
Thursday 19 May 2011
The Government has announced a full review of rail fares that could lead to some tickets going down in price but others rising.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Rail union leaders are to press for a special payment of at least £500 for Tube staff working during next year's Olympic Games in London.
Monday 16 May 2011
The pay of the country's top earners is set to "spiral" to levels not seen for decades, with the public having no confidence that the Government or business can do anything to tackle excessive pay, a report said today.
Sunday 15 May 2011
Sunday 15 May 2011
Saturday 14 May 2011
Network Rail (NR) said it was "truly sorry" for the Potters Bar rail crash after the company was fined £3m today over the 2002 disaster which claimed seven lives.
Friday 13 May 2011
Network Rail (NR) said it was "truly sorry" for the Potters Bar rail crash after the company was fined £3 million today over the 2002 disaster which claimed seven lives.
Wednesday 11 May 2011
Rail infrastructure company Network Rail (NR) faces a fine when it is sentenced in court tomorrow for safety failings over the 2002 Potters Bar train crash.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
A "groundbreaking" pay deal has been agreed for thousands of Network Rail workers.
Saturday 30 April 2011
For most of the country the past few weeks of glorious sunshine have allowed us to shed our winter coats and savour an unseasonably early spring. Not so for the residents of Woodville Road, Exeter, where warm temperatures have led to an invasion of toxic caterpillars.
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Rail passengers endured delays today after Easter engineering work overran.
Monday 25 April 2011
Rail passengers face higher fares under reforms which would see ticket offices closed and reductions in on-board staff, according to leaked documents.
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