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'First class only' and no-frills style trains as part of rail reforms, industry body says

The rail industry unveils its vision for the future of services in Britain which involves the emergence of "First Class Only" trains and no-frills Ryanair style trains.

High court dismisses attempt to block third Heathrow runway

Campaigners had hoped to stop airport expansion, saying it was inconsistent with Paris Agreement on climate change

Labour wants to help Mayor Marvin Rees set-up a Bristol-run bus company

A future Labour government would give Bristol’s mayor the cash needed to run a city-owned bus company. Andy McDonald, Labour’s shadow transport secretary, said fresh funding announced by the opposition party could be put towards creating a city-run bus franchise or municipal, the type operated in places like Nottingham and Reading.

Call for Greater Manchester to be given more devolved powers to run commuter rail services

Call for Greater Manchester to be given more devolved powers to run commuter rail services

Wednesday, 01 May 2019

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  • Labour wants to help Mayor Marvin Rees set-up a Bristol-run bus companyA future Labour government would give Bristol’s mayor the cash needed to run a city-owned bus company. Andy McDonald, Labour’s shadow transport secretary, said fresh funding announced by the opposition party could be put towards creating a city-run bus franchise or municipal, the type operated in places like Nottingham and Reading.

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  • Rail 875: Electric is the buzz wordOf all the stupid decisions that successive governments have made about the railways over the past quarter of a century, few will have as long an impact as the decision to rein back on the electrification programme.

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