Government stories

All the latest government, legislation and compliance news for the rail industry.

ORR sets out its views on Network Rail’s plans for Scotland

15th June 2018

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its assessment of Network Rail’s plans to spend £4bn in […]

Have your say on plans for an Elland rail station

15th June 2018

Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on plans for the proposed new rail station in Elland. […]

Passengers to see benefits of fresh rail partnership deal

14th June 2018

Rolling out the Swift smartcard and boosting ticket availability are just some of more than 100 targets to benefit West […]

New £100m train depot to open in Taffs Well

12th June 2018

A new state of the art train depot is to open in Taffs Well as part of plans for the […]

New East Midlands franchise tender launches

11th June 2018

East Midlands franchise bidders urged to show how they can deliver an ambitious upgrade programme as the invitation to tender […]

Government asked to back ambitious transport plans

11th June 2018

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is asking the Government to back its ambitious plans to upgrade the Leeds City Region […]

Government confirms commitment to Crewe Hub vision

12th March 2018

A high-speed rail service to Stoke-on-Trent, platform extensions and a re-designed junction at Crewe to give more people to access […]