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HS2: Wales should get £5bn from rail scheme spending, says minister

Ken Skates says Wales should get a share from up to £106bn going to the rail scheme in England.

Petrol and diesel car sales ban could start in 12 years, says Shapps

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps tells the BBC a sales ban could be brought forward again.

'£1bn pledged' for cycling and walking routes across England

The government has earmarked £1bn for safe cycling and walking routes in the next five years Ė not £350m, as Boris Johnson mistakenly told parliament in what one expert called ďa car crash of an announcementĒ, the Guardian has learned.

The fraught politics behind HS2 North

SPECIAL REPORT: If the lead-up to this week's announcement has been a political minefield, the next stage could be even more complicated, Jen Williams reports.

Transport Ministers threaten to take action against TransPennine Express if services fail to improve

'We have been clear with the operator that it must take urgent steps to address the poor performance'

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