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Creation of Great British Railways in Queen’s Speech

The creation of a new public sector body to oversee Britain’s railways has been included in the Queen’s Speech.

ScotRail to slash all off-peak tickets by 50 per cent until May 15

In a push to encourage customers to make use of the now publicly owned train operator, off-peak tickets will be halved this week

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  • Systra wins design contract for Welsh rail line upgradeSystra has been awarded a £2m design contract for the Ebbw Vale Frequency Enhancement (EVFE) project in Wales, which will deliver additional services on the Ebbw Vale line through the re-instatement of old-twin track.
  • Could HS2 trains continue to Wales?North Wales business group Growth Track 360 has recently renewed its calls for electrification of the North Wales Main Line to accommodate HS2 trains.

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  • Queen’s speech leaves GBR plans vagueThe Railway Industry Association has welcomed the Transport Bill announced in the Queen's Speech, which includes plans to ‘improve’ the railway industry.

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