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    1. March 18, 2016

      Arriva wins £1.5bn London Overground bid

      Arriva, the UK transport division of Germany’s state owned Deutsche Bahn has won a £1.5bn contract to run the London...

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      March 18, 2016

      Deutsche Bahn's Arriva wins London Overground contract

      Deutsche Bahn’s UK transport division Arriva has won a £1.5bn contract to run London Overground services that run...

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    1. February 9, 2016

      Ten killed in head-on Bavaria train crash

      A head-on train crash in southern Germany on Tuesday left 10 people dead and more than 80 injured, with at least 15...

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      February 9, 2016

      German train crash death toll rises to 9

      The death toll in a train crash in southern Germany has risen to nine, with more than 100 injured, including at least...

    3. December 9, 2015

      ‘Northern powerhouse’ in £1.2bn rail upgrade boost

      The UK government’s “northern powerhouse” initiative received a boost on Wednesday with a £1.2bn improvement to rail...

    4. October 26, 2015

      Network Rail’s new line meets schedule

      In a rare piece of good news for Network Rail, the troubled operator of Britain’s rail infrastructure will on Monday...

    5. October 14, 2015

      East Coast rail jam hits hopes for competing services

      The battle to break up Virgin Trains’ monopoly on the East Coast main line has been thrown into doubt after Network...

    6. May 21, 2015

      German railway and drivers agree deal to end strike

      Germany’s most disruptive strike campaign in decades came to an unexpected end on Thursday as German railways and a...

    7. May 17, 2015

      Train operators track European contracts as markets open up

      When a train used to reach a European border, the driver would have to get off, walk to the rear carriage and change...

    8. May 6, 2015

      German rail strike begins to slow Europe’s powerhouse

      German steelmakers said on Wednesday they were looking at switching more of their logistics to barge, truck and...

    9. February 19, 2015

      Rail strikes risk choking German economy, warn industry leaders

      Strikes by a German train drivers’ union could cost Europe’s biggest economy half a billion euros in cancelled...

    10. January 28, 2015

      Network Rail behemoth stuck in transit

      The group that holds Network Rail’s board to account met last week for the first time since chaos swept Britain’s...

    11. January 28, 2015

      How UK’s Network Rail measures against its European peers

      UK travellers arriving back from swift, efficient rail journeys across France or Germany often groan about the delays...

    12. January 22, 2015

      Eurotunnel warns it faces struggle to sellMyFerryLink operation

      Eurotunnel will struggle to sell its MyFerryLink operation and may be forced to dispose of the bare assets, the Channel...

    13. November 20, 2014

      Younger generation moves away from owning a vehicle

      From next March, Londoners will be able to book electric cars using mobile phones and smart cards. The “car sharing”...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      November 5, 2014

      German rail strike

      Axel Heimken/EPA Train engines stand idle at a railway marshalling yard in Seevetal, Germany on Wednesday. Germany’s...

    15. November 5, 2014

      German rail strike to hit events that mark fall of Berlin Wall

      Germany’s train drivers severely disrupted the country’s rail network on Wednesday at the start of a four-day strike,...

    16. Business Blog

      May 28, 2014

      Rolling into the Highlands in style: a revamp business travellers should enjoy

      An artist's impression of the revamped bunks with en suite shower Photo: Transport Scotland/PA Wire The revamp of the...

    17. March 31, 2014

      KKR backs European train leasing start-up

      KKR is backing a European train leasing venture to take advantage of the liberalisation of rail traffic in the region....

    18. February 12, 2014

      Germany woos older workers as supply of young employees dries up

      Werner Brockmann has spent his entire 48-year career working as an electrician for Deutsche Bahn. As the 62-year-old...

    19. January 6, 2014

      Pofalla case puts pressure on Merkel over jobs for ex-ministers

      German chancellor Angela Merkel faces growing pressure to impose controls on ex-ministers moving to top business posts...

    20. The World

      January 5, 2014

      Why Germany needs a sense of proportion

      Ronald Pofalla (Adam Berry/Getty Images) By Stefan Wagstyl in Berlin Controversial job-seekers have been making the...

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      October 30, 2013

      Polish cargo IPO: hot stuff

      Carrying cargo may appear to be dull but worthy work, but there is also a lot of money in it, as investors in PKP...

    22. October 9, 2013

      MTR on track for Beijing rail deals

      MTR, the Hong Kong metro rail company, is holding discussions with Beijing about operating two lines in the Chinese...

    23. September 17, 2013

      Newcastle drives ahead with case for bus reform

      On a drizzly autumn day in Newcastle, it is hard to avoid the buses swishing through the puddles, with liveries...

    24. August 20, 2013

      Getting luggage delivered

      Having your luggage picked up from your home or office and delivered to your hotel or vice versa saves the time and...

    25. July 25, 2013

      Eurotunnel chairman attacks competition regulators

      Eurotunnel is operating in a “hostile environment” as it tries to face down two separate regulatory challenges to its...

    26. June 25, 2013

      Four picked for Crossrail operator shortlist

      Four bidders have made the shortlist to run the trains on the UK’s newest rail line, including only two of the...

    27. June 20, 2013

      Eurotunnel fees are too high, rules Brussels

      Eurotunnel could face a cut of up to 50 per cent in the fees it levies on operators using the subsea rail link, after...

    28. June 17, 2013

      Privatisation: Mixed messages as government seems divided over programme

      When Russia rolled out plans for a sweeping privatisation programme in 2009, the Kremlin declared it would be a step...

    29. May 27, 2013

      Urban transport: Wireless systems lead charge of electric brigade

      The days of the diesel-powered urban bus and those of its “greener” hybrid successor appear numbered. Advances in...

    30. May 27, 2013

      Crossrail: East-west scheme set to lift capacity

      Deep below the streets of London, five giant machines are excavating the tunnels for the city’s newest underground...

    31. May 5, 2013

      Arriva in northern rail services plan

      Deutsche Bahn, the German state-owned rail operator, is seeking to start passenger services on the West Coast mainline...

    32. April 28, 2013

      Transport groups prepare for battle to run Crossrail services

      A fierce battle to run the trains on the UK’s newest rail line will start this week when at least six bidders are...

    33. April 23, 2013

      Siemens warns on late Eurostar delivery

      Siemens’ rail division faces further costly charges after it warned of a delay to the delivery of trains to Eurostar,...

    34. April 16, 2013

      ThyssenKrupp gives whistleblowers amnesty

      ThyssenKrupp sought to draw a line under a spate of corruption problems at the German steel and engineering...

    35. February 18, 2013

      SNCF chief seeks route to serve commuters

      France’s SNCF is best known for the high-speed TGV, but the state-owned rail operator is looking to the commuter sector...

    36. February 7, 2013

      National Express wins German rail contract

      National Express has won two contracts to operate German regional rail services, representing a first for UK transport...

    37. January 30, 2013

      EU unveils rail network reform proposal

      Europe’s vertically integrated rail companies will have to erect firewalls between their business units before they can...

    38. January 23, 2013

      Industrial caution knocks Siemens profits

      Siemens’ industrial customers remained cautious in the final three months of 2012 as Europe’s biggest engineering group...

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