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Grayling under fire for Stagecoach ban [Subscription]

Chris Grayling, the transport secretary, came under fire from MPs after the government disqualified Stagecoach from bidding for rail franchises.

Rail union boss threatens national shutdown following Stagecoach pensions row

The boss of one of the UK's largest transport unions has threatened a national shutdown on the railways following a row over pensions that escalated after the government barred Stagecoach from bidding for three rail franchises.

Friday, 12 April 2019

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  • Testing of £500m train fleet delayed after engineers discover a faultTESTING of a £500m fleet of new trains has been partially halted after a fault was discovered. A problem was found in Northern’s 98 trains, built by Spanish train manufacturer CAF in Irun and Zaragoza, which have been undergoing testing since the first unit arrived in the UK in late 2018.

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