Rail transport

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Rail strikes: which trains will run on Friday and Saturday in Great Britain?
Here is a breakdown of the services that operators plan to provide on each day during RMT and Aslef stoppages

Casper Hughes and agency

01, Jun, 2023 @5:09 PM

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Fresh wave of rail strikes to hit FA Cup final and Epsom Derby
Weekend train services to be severely reduced across England as dispute over pay and conditions continues

Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

31, May, 2023 @5:54 PM

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Train drivers to hold first of three rail strikes in England this week
Aslef members will hold widespread stoppages on Wednesday and Saturday, while RMT crew and station staff will strike on Friday

Joe Middleton

30, May, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Rail passengers in England could lose wifi access amid cost cuts
DfT tells operators wifi is low priority for travellers and they need to justify business case for it

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

22, May, 2023 @12:08 PM

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RMT to hold rail strike across England on eve of FA Cup final
Latest action on 2 June comes between two days of strikes by Aslef and will bring further disruption to football final

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

18, May, 2023 @5:05 PM

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HS2 contractor confirms ‘sizeable’ sinkhole in Buckinghamshire
Construction firm Align told residents near Amersham the hole is six metres across and five deep

Diane Taylor

14, May, 2023 @2:31 PM

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London’s Liverpool Street station redevelopment: on the wrong track?
A Herzog & de Meuron-designed £1.5bn proposal to redevelop the listed Victorian railway terminus seems ill-conceived, whichever way you look at it

Rowan Moore

13, May, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Britons face another day of disruptions as train crews stage strike
Most networks will have limited service as RMT members at 14 companies in England walk out

Gwyn Topham and Tom Ambrose

13, May, 2023 @8:36 AM

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Rail strikes: trains halted as passengers face weekend of disruption
Aslef and RMT unions deny targeting Eurovision final in Liverpool with stoppages in long-running pay dispute

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

12, May, 2023 @1:58 PM

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The government has had to take over yet another railway – and yet it still balks at full nationalisation | Christian Wolmar
The Conservatives are on a TransPennine Express to nowhere, says the author and podcaster Christian Wolmar

Christian Wolmar

11, May, 2023 @4:07 PM

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Nobody believes me when I tell them how bad TransPennine Express is
People’s lives are being turned upside down by last-minute cancellations that make a mockery of work and family plans

Helen Pidd North of England editor

11, May, 2023 @3:32 PM

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TransPennine railway: what is the operator of last resort?
British government’s OLR also took control of LNER, Northern and Southeastern train services

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

11, May, 2023 @2:41 PM

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