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Before yesterdayFinancial Times Rail

Politicians must not waste chance to end slo-mo rail crash

Government must find better ways to keep rail system rolling; Taylor Wimpey raises cash for land bank

  • June 18th 2020 at 18:56

UK rail bailout hits Β£3.5bn and set to rise further

Train operators in talks over extending state support for at least another year

  • June 18th 2020 at 05:00

Eurostar to roll out facial verification for passengers

Biometric system would reduce need for passports but brings privacy concerns

  • June 17th 2020 at 19:19

Stagecoach loses challenge against rail bid ban

High Court rules transport group’s non-compliance on pension risk merited disqualification

  • June 17th 2020 at 17:33

Siemens confident mass rail commuting will remain β€˜backbone of cities’

German group optimistic passenger demand will return to pre-coronavirus levels next year

  • June 15th 2020 at 17:29

Go-Ahead warns on profits as rail and buses stay empty

UK group forecasts sharp fall in earnings as it grapples with pandemic fallout

  • May 22nd 2020 at 17:00

Public transport struggles to cater for the few

Maintaining social distancing and running full services poses financial and practical problems

  • May 21st 2020 at 08:48

Department for Transport kept back vital HS2 failings

MPs hear rail project was known to be ‘badly off course’ but officials failed to disclose overruns

  • May 17th 2020 at 01:45

Workers stoical as easing spurs fears of overcrowding

Images of packed Tube trains and buses draw warnings but TfL reports modest rise in journeys

  • May 13th 2020 at 22:01

Stock market slide pushes Berkshire Hathaway to $50bn loss

Sell-off dents investment holdings despite uptick in operating profit

  • May 2nd 2020 at 17:24

Local authorities say multimillion-pound light rail deal not enough

Support for five networks around England follows coronavirus rescue packages for bus and train sectors

  • April 24th 2020 at 18:06

FirstGroup taps UK for Β£300m as buses and trains are left empty

Transport group also expects its Greyhound bus service to receive US financial support

  • April 24th 2020 at 14:39

UK set to bail out cities’ train and tram networks

London Underground and other locally run services were excluded from previous coronavirus aid packages

  • April 22nd 2020 at 21:23

Hitachi anticipates wave of Chinese infrastructure spending

Japanese conglomerate expects rebound in construction industry as cities end lockdowns

  • April 12th 2020 at 23:00

UK government agrees rail deals withΒ Govia and First GroupΒ 

Awarding of franchises allows skeleton services to continue on Southeastern and Great Western lines

  • March 30th 2020 at 10:38

UK suspends rail franchise system after passenger numbers slide

Move will last for at least six months as coronavirus disruption takes toll

  • March 23rd 2020 at 09:50

UK train services to be halved in revised schedules

Operators warn they will struggle to meet franchise agreements as passenger numbers plunge

  • March 20th 2020 at 06:00

UK to discuss help for aviation industry hit by coronavirus

Transport secretary weighs support for airlines and rail operators as passenger numbers drop

  • March 16th 2020 at 11:23

Sadiq Khan seeks extra Β£650m to fund Crossrail overruns

London mayor wants to renegotiate £2bn of existing loans with government to ease cash flow

  • March 16th 2020 at 05:00

Mayor abandons London fares freeze as virus hits TfL finances

Move comes after Moody’s predicts £400m blow to transport network’s income

  • March 13th 2020 at 17:46