Rail delays knock north US grain prices

Huge harvest set to put transport network under new stress

Stagecoach sales hurt by London traffic

Bus revenue in capital rises 8.7%, below analysts’ expectations

Rail fares, a third payroll tax

The current system serves taxpayers and passengers poorly

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Gates bar access to King's Cross underground station, which was closed to commuters before 7am due to industrial action, on April 29, 2014 in London, England. At 9pm last night members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union commenced a 48 hour strike on the London Underground over plans to close all ticket offices with the loss of nearly 1000 jobs. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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Tube strike hits London commuters

Central Line and Waterloo and City services affected

Rail subsidies fall 40% in five years

Train operators’ payments to government have also risen

Rail franchise shortlists released

FirstGroup and Stagecoach well placed to succeed

Rail fares to rise 3.5% in January

Inflation-linked rise will add about £300 to many season tickets

London Bridge

Concern over state rail operator proposal

Industry warns plan will deter train companies from bidding

Simon Hughes

Lib Dems plan FOI law for private sector

Water and energy groups and public service contracts targeted

Be honest about Network Rail’s £34bn debt

The government must be transparent about railway funding

Rail groups urged to win over passengers

Network Rail debt move goes off track

Ministers seeking to reverse accounting changes

Funding doubts over £15bn northern revival

One North report receives cross-party support but also raises questions

Osborne vows to revitalise north

Cities propose £15bn infrastructure plan

Berkshire admits BNSF standards slipped

US rail operator struggles to clear winter backlog

Mayor calls for £1.3tn London investment

Infrastructure improvements targeted as population grows

National Express profits slide by a fifth

Bad US weather and Spanish strike cuts into earnings

Former Alstom employees face UK charges

Move comes day after subsidiary said to be charged with corruption

South Africa deal puts Alstom on track

Orders double in first fiscal quarter thanks to contract

US railways: Back on track

Train operators are cashing in on shale gas but the revival could be undermined


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