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Before yesterdayFinancial Times Rail

HS2 cost overrun stretches to Β£30bn, review shows

New chairman warns rail project cannot be completed for projected £56bn budget

  • July 19th 2019 at 22:30

New prime minister to be confronted by runaway train

Questions over rising costs and what HS2 is for will land on Number 10’s desk

  • July 19th 2019 at 22:30

Lamont urged β€˜fastest possible’ UK rail privatisation

Chancellor pushed transport secretary to speed up plans in 1993 as part of drive to sell assets

  • July 18th 2019 at 01:02

US rail freight declines signal economic weakness

CSX shares fall sharply after chief executive calls economic backdrop ‘puzzling’

  • July 17th 2019 at 20:42

Where HS2 is hope coming down the tracks

The high-speed rail line is helping to reinvigorate the once industrial heart of England

  • July 16th 2019 at 18:04

UK’s rail franchise system has β€˜had its day’, review finds

‘Revolution not evolution’ needed to restore trust in system, says Keith Williams

  • July 16th 2019 at 01:01

UK rail needs a new balance between public and private

We need to rethink the network’s structure; franchising in its current form has had its day

  • July 16th 2019 at 01:01

Brookfield leads $8.4bn deal for Genesee & Wyoming

Singapore’s GIC part of consortium offering 39.5% premium to buy freight rail operator

  • July 1st 2019 at 13:48

New sleeper train to Scotland plagued by problems

Leaks, faulty toilets and cancellations force delays in rollout

  • June 28th 2019 at 17:47

Northern rail woes long lasting, regulator finds

Passenger dissatisfaction remained much higher than at other operators

  • June 27th 2019 at 17:08

Stagecoach’s unprofitable gravy train proves Corbyn wrong

Significant metrics show image of the train operator is misleading

  • June 26th 2019 at 20:12

Stagecoach plans exit from UK rail

Chief says group to focus on growing bus and coach operations in UK

  • June 26th 2019 at 09:18

FirstGroup fends off attempt to oust board members

UK group announces chairman will not stand for re-election after investor pressure

  • June 25th 2019 at 20:31

Johnson raises doubts over HS2 line

Tory leadership candidate draws up plans to review rail project if elected PM

  • June 17th 2019 at 20:45

UK rail revenue at four-year high as train trips rise to record

Passengers in London and South East drive increase as ticket sales account for half

  • June 13th 2019 at 11:54

Don’t expect bonanza from FirstGroup carve-up

Greyhound bus business being sold off is squeezed by low-cost airlines

  • May 30th 2019 at 20:11

FirstGroup to sell Greyhound after activist pressure

Transport group also considers ‘structural alternatives’ for UK bus division

  • May 30th 2019 at 14:58

Trainline/UK rail: mixed signals

The online ticket agency’s plans could be derailed if fares are simplified

  • May 29th 2019 at 19:23

FirstGroup walks tightrope as activist pushes for split

UK rail operator under mounting pressure over Greyhound and US school bus business

  • May 29th 2019 at 17:09

Two mayors’ call for Northern Rail to lose franchise rejected

DfT says train services improving and changing operator could cause more disruption

  • May 29th 2019 at 16:54