National Rail Conference
New Transport Secretary Chris Grayling calls for continuity and decisive action on transport.
“Britain’s railway network has a long way to go in the way it embraces modern technology,” says NR’s Chairman, Sir Peter Hendy.
“If Theresa May is sincere about putting meat on the Northern Powerhouse then she should apply the brakes to HS2,” Business Journalist Maggie Pagano writes
Newspaper comment authors seem to have been on the offensive recently, urging new Prime Minister Theresa May to put a stop to HS2.
“The extraordinary gaffe “traingate” should have been closed down as quickly as possible,” says columnist John McTernan.
A number of Conservative MPs have called on the Government to excuse commuters suffering the worst service delays from January's fare rise.
Columnist Juliet Samuel says that the RMT’s claim that the Southern dispute is about safety is worth scrutinising.
The second 106km phase of TGV Est linking Paris to Strasbourg has opened three months later than planned.
The board of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund, has approved the sale of national train operator Trainose to Italian State Railways
Local Enterprise Partnerships and local authorities in the Midlands want planning of road and rail improvements to be in time for the delivery of Phase 1 of HS2
Interview with DAVID BROWN on how Transport for the North will reshape how the railway is governed
Launched in 2003, the RAIL100 Breakfast Club is a business networking club for the industry’s senior managers. It helps members keep abreast of current topics within the industry and gives them the ability to discuss these with their peers.
The next meeting is on July 7. The speaker is Sir Peter Hendy, Chairman, Network Rail.
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