Belle offers balm to soothe commuter hell

EEG1J5 Gatwick Airport, London, UK. 17th Jan, 2015. Southern Rail chaos. The troubled Southern Rail line was thrown into more chaos today as a signaling fault at Three Bridges occurred at the same time as engineering works were taking place on the line. Travelers trying to get from London to the south coast were asked to use at least 3 trains before getting a rail replacement bus service. Pictures show crowds at Gatwick Airport trying to find a way to continue their journey. © JEP News/Alamy Live News

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

MPs demand end to south coast rail dispute

Alliance urges ministers to resolve Southern trains union conflict

London commuters caught up in rail dispute

Brighton protest highlights frustration at intractable dispute

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Go-Ahead: leavers on the line

Transport operator is a potential loser in the event of Brexit

Passengers wait to board a bus operated by FirstGroup Plc at the central bus station in Oldham, U.K., on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. FirstGroup Plc rose the most in more than three years after Britain's biggest train operator boosted full-year earnings 90 percent and said it would accelerate an asset disposal program in its bus division. Photographer: Paul Thomas/Bloomberg

FirstGroup profit gets back on the rails

Transport group prepares to compete again on routes to Scotland

Red bus ID 43074527 © Stuart Monk | Dreamstime.com London, United Kingdom - 29th DEC 2013: Iconic red London bus drives through city street past an Underground station
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Big city operators blast bus reforms

Elected mayors will have more control over fares, frequency and routes

Lance Fritz, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Union Pacific Corp

Biggest US rail group slams trade politics

Union Pacific chief hits at stance of presidential hopefuls

Adonis role in Crossrail 2 worries north

Fears that northern high-speed link might lose out to London

Nicolas Petrovic, CEO of Eurostar, photographed at St. Pancras train station, London.
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Eurostar’s journey across cultures

CEO Petrovic is in charge of running cross-Channel trains

FirstGroup pledges £25 East Coast rail fares

Regulator sanctions competition on London to Edinburgh route

FirstGroup wins right to run rival East Coast rail services

Company will go head-to-head with Virgin Trains

Train delays — how to claim compensation

Confusion reigns as rail companies have different rules

Japanese investors want Britain’s EU links

UK should not squander its influence in world’s largest bloc

US: Neglected nation

From decaying bridges to poisoned water, fixing America’s infrastructure could cost trillions

Freight trains from China arrive in Tehran

Land route takes 14 days compared with 45 by sea

Station fire brings rail chaos to London

Commuters warned services unlikely to return to normal before Friday

Big projects worthless if they don’t work

Britain’s plans have succumbed to a love of the grandiose

I want to return to my bike despite risk

The longer I suffer the commute, the more likely I will stop asking if it is mad to cycle

Network Rail: no easy options

Selling assets to plug funding gap will be complex and controversial

Ackman’s US rail bet hits the buffers

Collapse of Canadian Pacific’s bid for Norfolk Southern robs activist of ‘enormous additional value’

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