National Express boosted by US services

Overseas growth offsets weak domestic market for UK operator

London requires better service from trains

The structure of the railway service contract is part of the problem

LIVERPOOL, UK - APRIL 20: TransPennine Express train on April 20, 2013 in Liverpool, UK. TransPennine is operated by FirstGroup and Keolis. FirstGroup employs 124,000 people.

FirstGroup wins milestone US rail contract

UK group to run A-train services on the outskirts of Dallas

ZHUHAI, CHINA - JUNE 29: Aerial view of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge on June 29, 2016 in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province of China. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge will be the world's longest cross-sea bridge when it be completed in the fourth quarter of 2017, it will have a total length of about 55 km, including a 6.7-km underwater tunnel and a 23-km bridge. It took seven years and some 100 billion yuan (about 15 billion USD) to construct the bridge since 2009. As the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge opens to traffic, connecting Hong Kong with branches to Zhuhai and Macao for the first time, it will greatly shorten the distance between Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao, according to China Daily. (Photo by VCG) (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Hong Kong: One country, two economies

As China’s slowdown hits wealth and relations sour, can the territory revive its fortunes?

Fury at Italy’s fatal train crash

Notebook: Tragedy is a psychological blow to a region that feels abandoned, writes James Politi

Rail minister quits over Southern chaos

Stripping operator of franchise is not the answer, says MP

FirstGroup flags potential pound benefit

Transport operator says UK economy may outweigh weaker sterling

Passengers protesting at London's Victoria station

No comfort for Southern rail commuters

Irate passengers call for company to lose its franchise

Head-on train crash in Italy leaves 25 dead

Many more injured on one of country’s worst rail accidents

Siemens backs away from Brexit warnings

Conglomerate says UK matters whether it is in the EU or not

Planned new HS2 station scrapped to cut costs

High-speed line will use existing Sheffield city centre stop

Italian group bids for Greek rail operator

Tender by FS underscores pressure on Athens to sell state assets

Singapore returns faulty trains to China

Blow to Beijing’s export ambitions as vehicles sent for repair

Govia cuts timetable amid strike ‘misery’

‘Battle plan’ schedule to be launched in response to labour dispute

Carney exaggerates capital claims

Governor says he has raised lending capacity in the UK ‘by up to £150bn’

Southern rail to press on with changes

Govia Thameslink defends plan to alter role of train guards

Stagecoach warns of post-vote uncertainty

Transport operator generates £104.4m in pre-tax profit

Stagecoach: train pain

Group must be careful not to overbid for UK rail franchise renewal

Belle offers balm to soothe commuter hell

The punctual 1930s Brighton Belle, where every car was a restaurant car, is staging a comeback

MPs demand end to south coast rail dispute

Cross-party alliance urges government to resolve conflict between Southern trains and RMT union


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