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    1. September 3, 2015

      Go-Ahead delays £100m target for bus division after slide

      Roadworks and traffic jams have put the brakes on profits at Go-Ahead, forcing the UK transport group to push back its...

    2. September 2, 2015

      Northern England needs £50bn to close gap with south, says report

      Northern England requires about £50bn in government infrastructure spending if it is to close the economic gap with the...

    1. September 2, 2015

      UK’s northern powerhouse minister promises big investments

      The government will make “very significant” investments in projects across the north of England in the next five years...

    2. August 25, 2015

      China turmoil boosts UK’s allure for investors

      When George Osborne told a Beijing audience two years ago there was “no country in the west more open to investment...

    3. August 24, 2015

      Financing for London’s ‘super sewer’ gets go-ahead

      Water bills in London will rise less than expected to pay for the city’s planned £4.2bn “super sewer”, after regulators...

    4. The Exchange

      August 24, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn's 'people's QE' scheme misses the point

      Jeremy Corbyn’s “people’s QE” scheme has been widely discussed in the media. In fact, the key policy of the UK’s...

    5. August 20, 2015

      Transport groups fear ‘hugely damaging’ cuts to local services

      Campaign groups have warned that deep cuts to transport spending as part of the autumn spending review could...

    6. August 19, 2015

      Renationalising Britain’s railways would be folly

      Many of the radical ideas espoused by the Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn seem unlikely to find favour with...

    7. August 18, 2015

      Privatising rail worked, we just failed to notice

      Both the leading candidates for the leadership of Britain’s opposition Labour party have now committed themselves to...

    8. August 18, 2015

      Rail fares will rise 1% in January

      Rail fares on half of all UK train journeys will rise an average of 1 per cent in January, the smallest increase for...

    9. August 16, 2015

      Network Rail looks at options for £1bn property sale

      Network Rail has appointed the investment bank Rothschild to assess its £1bn commercial property portfolio, which could...

    10. August 14, 2015

      Solve the housing crisis with self-build cities not slums

      Does the world need more slums? Rio’s sunny hillside favelas are enjoying a glossy revival as tourist attractions ahead...

    11. August 13, 2015

      People’s quantitative easing — no magic

      Although Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal of “people’s quantitative easing” is described in his economic manifesto as only “an...

    12. August 10, 2015

      UK’s Network Rail fined £2m for upgrade chaos

      Network Rail has been fined £2m for “overly optimistic” timetabling and poor planning for the upgrades that caused...

    13. August 6, 2015

      Rolling stock shortage prompts return of trains from the 1960s

      The chronic shortage of rolling stock on the UK rail network has pushed one operator to bring back British Rail diesel...

    14. August 4, 2015

      UK construction sector growth eases as housing market slows

      Growth in the UK construction sector slowed a little last month but builders remain optimistic about their prospects....

    15. August 3, 2015

      UK lacks homegrown investors for its large infrastructure needs

      When the winning bid to invest in London’s £4.2bn “super-sewer”, a 25km tunnel snaking beneath the capital, was...

    16. July 31, 2015

      Scotland hits snag in funding model for infrastructure projects

      Scotland’s efforts to use a different model to fund infrastructure development suffered a setback after the independent...

    17. July 26, 2015

      Critics decry costs of London’s £4.2bn ‘super sewer’

      Final contracts for one of Europe’s costliest infrastructure projects, a £4.2bn sewage tunnel under London that is set...

    18. July 23, 2015

      Web providers set to face multimillion-pound broadband levy

      Broadband providers could face an industry levy of hundreds of millions of pounds to deliver the Conservative...

    19. July 22, 2015

      David Cameron’s aviation committee omits Heathrow critics

      David Cameron has packed a new aviation committee with supporters of a third runway at Heathrow, signalling that...

    20. July 21, 2015

      Shortlist announced for architects of London cycle bridge

      Designs for Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge The shortlist for London’s newest bridge was revealed on Tuesday — four elegant...

    21. July 19, 2015

      New wave of support for UK sovereign wealth fund

      A new wave of support has emerged for the creation of a UK sovereign wealth fund, which proponents believe would pump...

    22. July 15, 2015

      Regulator proposes splitting Network Rail into eight businesses

      The UK’s chief rail regulator has said a restructuring that would create eight regional businesses within Network Rail...

    23. July 12, 2015

      London’s ‘super sewer’ faces new controversy over procurement

      London’s proposed £4.2bn “super sewer” is facing renewed controversy after critics suggested it could breach the...

    24. July 9, 2015

      Network Rail subsidies worth £3.9bn to be handed to train groups

      The government has begun a big overhaul of Britain’s state-owned railway infrastructure operator, but experts...

    25. July 8, 2015

      Strike action shuts down London Underground

      London struggles to get to work Millions of Londoners were stuck waiting in long queues for buses, taxis and bike hire...

    26. July 6, 2015

      London braced for worst Tube strike in decade

      London is set for its worst Tube strike in more than a decade this week, as last-ditch talks with unions and London...

    27. July 6, 2015

      London Tube managers fail to avert worst strike in a decade

      London commuters are being encouraged to walk, cycle or get the bus after eleventh hour talks between unions and London...

    28. July 5, 2015

      Osborne’s pension fund infrastructure plan raises just £1bn

      Nearly four years after George Osborne announced a flagship scheme to persuade pension funds to invest billions of...

    29. July 3, 2015

      Heathrow backers take hope: the expansion will be built

      Sir Howard Davies’s report on airport capacity this week is the third official recommendation of an extra runway at...

    30. July 1, 2015

      Infrastructure is too important to fall under the spell of politics

      Next week, when the UK chancellor delivers his third Budget speech in seven months, companies will be listening out for...

    31. July 1, 2015

      A third runway at London Heathrow airport will never fly

      Britain’s Airports Commission has done what was expected of it. It has called for a third runway at Heathrow. You do...

    32. July 1, 2015

      Q&A: Airports Commission report

      What are the key findings of the Davies report? After decades of wrangling over where airport expansion should take...

    33. July 1, 2015

      A timeline of runways, reports and reversals for UK airports

      The Airports Commission is an independent body chaired by Sir Howard Davies with four other members. Its brief was to...

    34. June 30, 2015

      Osborne urges cabinet to back new southeast airport runway

      George Osborne has urged colleagues to support a new runway in southeast England on the eve of a report that will...

    35. June 30, 2015

      How modern politics gives HS2 plan an easy ride

      In the 1980s privatisation was the big new idea in economic policy. I posed a question over a drink one evening to a...

    36. June 29, 2015

      Expand Heathrow and show Britain is open for business

      This summer, Britain has no political opposition. An introspective Labour party is only a third of the way through its...

    37. June 28, 2015

      UK infrastructure spending rises almost 72%

      UK infrastructure contracts surged in the first few months of the year, driven by renewable energy and road projects,...

    38. June 28, 2015

      Business wants money committed to UK’s north

      Business wants the UK government to back up with funds its talk of a Northern Powerhouse, to improve the region’s...

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