Rail transport

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The dream ticket: sleeper trains could soon run from London to Europe’s cities
An ambitious plan to take overnight services through the Channel tunnel reflects a growing interest in sustainable travel

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

11, Apr, 2021 @7:26 AM

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Belly Mujinga: family still seeking justice one year after Covid death
Lawyer wants name of man who allegedly spat at transport worker to be disclosed to pursue civil case

Lucy Campbell

05, Apr, 2021 @3:10 PM

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Quiet Easter expected on UK roads as Covid rules deter most from travelling
Motoring organisation polls show most people likely to stay home over traditionally busy holiday weekend

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

01, Apr, 2021 @12:51 PM

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Missing 12-year-old girls found after night locked inside train
Girls fell asleep on train and woke up trapped in carriage in Helensburgh, Scotland

Sarah Marsh

22, Mar, 2021 @11:52 AM

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Thousands of jobs at risk in Network Rail shake-up, union warns
RMT threatens strike action over plans to change working practices to cut costs after Covid pandemic

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

19, Mar, 2021 @3:27 PM

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Claude James obituary
Other lives: Pioneering British Rail station manager who spent his life campaigning against racism

Mel Wright

16, Mar, 2021 @4:23 PM

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Cat on a fast train roof holds up London to Manchester service
Feline was a whisker away from a 125mph ride when it was spotted at Euston station on Tuesday evening

Lucy Campbell and agency

04, Mar, 2021 @12:31 AM

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Mike Kewell obituary
Other Lives: Weather forecaster who later became a transport economist with British Rail

Theresa Kewell

02, Mar, 2021 @7:07 PM

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Rail fares rise by 2.6% in England and Wales
Ticket costs to go up by more than RPI inflation for first time since 2013 amid concerns about high prices

Gwyn Topham and Joanna Partridge

01, Mar, 2021 @12:00 AM

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25, Feb, 2021 @5:33 PM

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Network Rail chair says weekend engineering works may soon end
Sir Peter Hendy points to growth of leisure passengers and decline in number of weekday commuters

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @2:58 PM

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One protester left in Euston anti-HS2 tunnel as Swampy and others leave
Rail project protest has been ongoing for 30 days, with final activist said to have plenty of supplies

Diane Taylor

25, Feb, 2021 @10:16 AM

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