Topic: Great British Railways

Great British Railways delay makes HQ bidders unhappy

Last week, the UK transport minister, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, admitted that the legislation to introduce the new over-arching railway management agency, Great British Railways, would be delayed. She told the formidable cross-party Transport Select Committee that...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

UK transport policy in meltdown

Never mind the prime ministerial resignation. GBR could be scrapped. Strikes could be outlawed. Such is the febrile level of disarray in the UK government that not one, but two major transport policies, both worthy...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

UK’s Network Rail plays the green card

The British infrastructure management agency has launched a promotional drive to highlight its environmental greening of the railway. Network Rail has put its weight behind an awareness campaign, informing the nation of the social and...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

Lowestoft aggregates goes live

Another week, another new aggregates terminal in the UK. This time, it’s far out. Far out east – as far out east as it is possible to go on the British mainland and still be...Read more
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Assurances sought over Great British Railways

The rail supply sector, represented by the Railway Industry Association, has set out what it calls five ‘tests’ for Great British Railways, the new overarching body, expected to take over the management of the railway...Read more
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Network Rail animation plays party line

The UK government infrastructure agency Network Rail has not quite renounced its passengers’ first strapline, but a new video short promotes freight and lays the tracks for changes to come. The video extols the virtues...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton