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The failings of the 1993 Railways Act still haunt us today

The failings of the 1993 Railways Act still haunt us today

On the face of it, the Railways Act has been a great success. The railways are booming with record numbers ...
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The privatisation that never was

The privatisation that never was

On the face of it, the Railways Act has been a great success. The railways are booming with record numbers ...
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Mcloughlin's full plate

Mcloughlin’s full plate

It’s fortunate that Patrick McLoughlin appears utterly unflappable because there has been an awful lot to flap about in the ...
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McLoughlin jumps into new bear pit

McLoughlin jumps into new bear pit

If Patrick McLoughlin thought that escaping the bear pit of the whips office to the post of Secretary of State ...
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Transport presents Brown with a headache

Transport presents Brown with a headache

Transport has largely been kept out of the news since Stephen Byers’ tenure as Transport Secretary ended five years ago ...
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Northern railway boom heightens investment needs

Northern railway boom heightens investment needs

It’s not only in the south east that rail is booming. The three northernmost franchises in England, Transpennine, Northern and ...
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All change?

All change?

The transport situation is so different now than 30 years ago that it suggests transport policy has undertaken a complete ...
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How rail safety was knocked off the headlines

How rail safety was knocked off the headlines

In the first few years after the privatisation of the railways, rail safety became a major issue that was rarely ...
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Transport doesn't fit on the political agenda

Transport doesn’t fit on the political agenda

Transport has slipped down the political agenda. For the past few months, as other issues such as Iraq, the tsunami ...
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