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Nearly 50 people have been killed after taking shortcuts and trespassing across the railway tracks in the last year so we have teamed up with British and World 400m hurdles champion Dai Greene to warn young men about the dangers of taking a short cut across the tracks

More than 100 MPs have signed an early day motion (EDM) criticising government proposals for the future of railways in the UK, reveals the TUC today (Tuesday)

Commuters will enjoy improved journeys and benefit from 2,400 extra seats during the morning and evening peaks thanks to Government funding for an additional 48 rail carriages, Transport Secretary Justine Greening announced today


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Crimes for the financial year 2011/12 are down 15% on the previous year, however the total direct cost to the industry, and ultimately the taxpayer and country, is up 12% because the thefts have spread to busier and more complex parts of the railway


John Woodcock MP, Labour's Shadow Transport Minister, following the Government’s response to the Transport Select Committee report on rail cable theft, said...


Urgent action by Government essential to curb cable theft according to Transport Committee as they publish Government Response to cable theft on the railway report


Rail companies have no idea just how overcrowded their "cattle truck" commuter trains are, a leading rail union disclosed today


The TUC, railway unions and transport campaigners have launched a campaign to fight job cuts, service reductions, ticket office closures and fare hikes in the rail industry


The proposed UK high-speed rail project will spread the benefits of faster trains across England, the transport secretary has declared


Improvements for rail passengers under Government franchise plans came a step closer as the bidders to run services were announced by Rail Minister Theresa Villiers today


The National Audit Office has today published a report on the construction and sale of the high speed railway line linking the Channel Tunnel with central London


Bosses at the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) have hit out at a recent survey conducted by consumer group Which?...


Douglas Oakervee has been appointed as the new chair of HS2 Ltd, the independent company set up by the Government to deliver a high speed rail network between London and the North of England


The Commons Public Accounts Committee publishes its 71st Report of the Session, on the basis of evidence from the Department for Transport


A surge in the sale of cut price train tickets combined with rocketing petrol prices are helping to drive up demand for rail to historic levels, according to new figures published today

RAIL fare increases will be capped at the rate of inflation under plans to help hard-pressed passengers by ensuring the rail industry brings down the cost of Britain’s railways.

Proposals to extend the role of the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) are ‘deeply flawed’ and would hinder the Government’s attempts to limit future fare rises, reduce taxpayer subsidy and sustain investment in the railways, train companies will say today


The cross-country Felixstowe to Nuneaton rail route is set for further improvements as we begin work on building two 775m loops parallel to existing track east of Ely station in Cambridgeshire


Passengers are on track to benefit from faster, longer trains and over 12,000 extra seats each day on journeys into London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Newcastle, Sheffield, Glasgow and Edinburgh, Rail Minister Theresa Villiers announced today


Transport Union RMT confirmed today that it is to ballot for industrial action on TFL over a ban on staff leave for the duration of the Olympics and has also declared a formal dispute with London Underground over a failure to reach an agreement on Olympics recognition and reward payments for all LU staff


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