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Manchester Airport station set to close for three weeks in January

The railway station at Manchester Airport will close for three weeks in the New Year as work to complete the new fourth platform is carried out, the Lancashire Evening Post has reported. In order to accommodate the new platform work […]

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Heathrow western rail access to benefit passengers and businesses

Network Rail has announced plans for a preferred new rail route linking the Great Western Main Line with London Heathrow, the UK's only hub airport; a move that

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Court case to benefit Britain’s train commuters

The ruling in a landmark court case on season ticket charges is likely to benefit Britain's hundreds of train passengers, according to a report by the Telegraph. The ruling

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Network Rail warned over delays, poor maintenance

The UK rail regulator has wanred Network Rail, the company responsible for maintaining the country's track infrastructure, for failing to maintain the rail track infrastructure causing significant delays

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Network Rail announce major changes to London Bridge train services in 2014

Network Rail has advised passengers of planned changes to train services in and out of London Bridge during August 2014, which will affect First Capital Connect, Southern and

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UK government urges rail companies to address overcrowding

The UK government is urging rail companies to efficiently address the issue of overcrowding during peak hours. Norman Baker, the UK rail minister, is writing to the major train

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Virgin Trains to launch ‘high speed’ book signings

Virgin Trains is set to launch the UK's first ever on board 'high speed' book signings on its West Coast route in autumn this year. For the 'High Speed

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Railway investment boosts businesses in Britain

Railway investment has resulted in more than £3.2bn of work for businesses across Britain over the last year, according to data by Network Rail. The rail improvement schemes undertaken

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Virgin accuses Network Rail of breach of contract

Virgin Rail, the train-operating arm of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin group of companies, is demanding that Network Rail, the authority that is responsible for the UK's rail network,

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Race fans provided with extra trains for Royal Ascot

Extra trains are to be laid on for horseracing fans visiting the Royal Ascot event later this month. The South West Trains - Network Rail Alliance, a train operating