Britain’s big freeze is expected to continue until at least Thursday, with more snow forecast to blanket Britain.
Thousands of internal Department of Transport emails are to be trawled for evidence that civil servants wanted to hand the lucrative London to Scotland West Coast train service “to anyone but Branson”.
Civil servants committed an "accumulation of significant errors" that led to the collapse of the handover of the West Coast rail franchise, an independent inquiry has found.
Virgin asked to keep running line until new contest can be held after franchise fiasco
The Football Association have defended their decision to change the FA Cup final's traditional 3pm kick-off time despite the travel chaos it is set to create for Liverpool fans.
The French state railway company, SNCF, is plotting an audacious attempt to win control of Britain's first high-speed railway line linking London and the Midlands.
Thousands of London Underground workers have been offered a payment of £850 each for working during the Olympic Games, it was learned today.
Network Rail (NR) is to be prosecuted over the 2007 Grayrigg train crash in Cumbria in which one passenger died, it was announced today.
It's not an obvious choice, says Mark Steel, but Greenland has its attractions – friendly people, great views, and a polar bear nailed to every wall
UK's frozen transport system to be tested to limit by seasonal exodus
Active Autumn: Fifty years ago today, Alan Garner's first novel for children was published. He showed Suzi Feay the places that inspired him
Using only free-range eggs in own-brand food has helped the Co-op win the People’s Choice award for animal welfare at the RSPCA’s Good Business awards.
The celebrated writer's new novel is another dystopian tale of environmental catastrophe, but in person she is far from gloomy
Go first class. Virgin Trains is offering weekend upgrades from £5 per child and £15 per adult for a single rail journey. With a first-class ticket you get access to free Wi-Fi, bigger seats, more legroom and free refreshments. For details go to virgintrains.com
It was a bad week for being a man last week. The scientists said you're stumbling towards extinction, having mislaid 1,355 genes from your chromosomes; only 45 left apparently. And then the advertisers said that, really, you're entirely too stupid to use ordinary household cleaning products.
The railways are creaking under the current franchise system. Sir Richard Branson wants a revamp. Sarah Arnott reports