Passengers’ share of rail costs up to 60%

Government pays $4bn of the $12.3bn cost of running the railways

Wide variation in funding between England, Scotland and Wales

SilverRail expands with $40m equity round

Single platform technology to link more rail operators

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Milburn urges Labour to court business

Blairite ex-health secretary warns of repeat of 2010 rejection

Axminster Carpets bounces back

Group doubles sales and increases employment by 60%

Unions to seek judicial review of rail sale

Campaign stepped up to keep East Coast route in public hands

Storm-struck southwest rail link reopens

Key Dawlish stretch that was swept away is back on track

China bulls urged on by stimulus hopes

Investors pile into stocks even as economic picture dims

FirstGroup turnround hit by bad weather

‘Polar vortex’ in US depressed profits at bus and train operator

Network Rail in storm repair cost warning

Operator fears budget may not meet climate challenge

KKR backs European train leasing start-up

Private equity group betting on rail freight market growth

Oil boom strains North Dakota infrastructure

Fracking rush puts burden on housing, roads and railways

Crossrail route to be extended to Reading

Passengers will be able to travel direct to City and Docklands

London mayor criticises cost of HS2

There are better ways to spend £50bn, says Johnson

Hopes fade for rapid start to Crossrail 2

Project at least a decade away, says HS2 chairman

Pesa: Express recovery

The Polish train and tram maker’s technical and financial acumen has made it an international player within barely a decade

No high-speed line to oasis of prosperity

HS2 promises to bring business and jobs wherever it goes. It might also take them away

Hitachi move set to boost UK rail industry

Hitachi to make UK its global rail HQ

Japanese group plans to bid for HS2 contracts

Labour considers rail freeze post election

Policy seen as vote winner in key marginal seats

Dispute erupts over Mexico’s rail bill

Companies owning concessions fear their rights risk being eroded

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