Transport

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Labour demands action over 18,000 ‘lost’ train services in north of England
Ministers claim crises at Avanti West Coast and TransPennine Express are partly the fault of rail unions

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @6:08 PM

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Thursday briefing: How the north’s rail services went off track
In today’s newsletter: Perhaps nowhere in the UK are trains more in a crisis than in the north of England, where problems are thought to be costing the region up to £400m a year. What could be done to fix it?

Archie Bland

01, Dec, 2022 @6:54 AM

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London commuters face disruption as bus drivers plan seven days of strikes
Warnings of heavy road congestion, with action by Abellio and Metroline staff likely to coincide with rail stoppages

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

30, Nov, 2022 @12:37 PM

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Train problems mean northern mayor will Zoom in to talks on train problems
North of Tyne mayor says he cannot be sure trains would get him to Manchester for meeting with minister

Tobi Thomas

30, Nov, 2022 @10:21 AM

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Rail chaos puts UK on track for some serious economic damage
Good connectivity is the lifeblood of a modern, thriving economy – so how much is the ongoing disruption costing UK plc?

Richard Partington

27, Nov, 2022 @11:48 AM

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Public sector pay rises cannot match inflation, says transport secretary
Mark Harper raises likelihood of winter strikes as he says keeping pace with living costs is unaffordable

Pippa Crerar Political editor

27, Nov, 2022 @11:33 AM

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Ulez to be expanded across whole of Greater London from August
Mayor says ultra-low emission zone has been ‘transformational’ and expansion will benefit 5m more people

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

25, Nov, 2022 @12:42 PM

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Strike action: who is taking action, and when
Transport, health and education staff are among those going on strike amid the cost of living crisis

Kevin Rawlinson

25, Nov, 2022 @6:43 AM

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Christmas rail strikes still on, says Mick Lynch after meeting minister
‘Until we get tangible outcome, action will be on,’ says RMT leader after talks with transport secretary

Gwyn Topham

24, Nov, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Ignore false claims and bad journalism – most LTNs do reduce traffic | Andrew Gilligan
Objections to active travel infrastructures are now picking and choosing data to fit the narrative

Andrew Gilligan

24, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Just how bad do Britain’s trains have to get before the Tories act? | Helen Pidd
In the north of England in particular, rail companies such as Avanti are causing misery on a daily basis. This cannot go on, says Guardian North of England editor Helen Pidd

Helen Pidd

24, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Town vs gown and car vs bike: row erupts over Cambridge congestion plan
Residents rally against scheme they believe will benefit only bicycling students and dons

Donna Ferguson

19, Nov, 2022 @3:16 PM

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