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Office of Rail and Road awards record five-year funding
of £35bn for Network Rail to run and renew railway



  • Network Rail begins work on strengthening four breakwaters to protect the Devon Sea Wall

  • Rail freight is not receiving sufficient priority, says DB Cargo UK CEO

  • Sheffield’s tram-train trial launches, but the opening day is blighted by a collision between a tram and a lorry

  • RAIL joins a railhead treatment train to discover how Network Rail tackles the problem of leaves on the line

  • Two Class 195 diesel multiple units are due to enter traffic with Northern before Christmas

  • Twenty-five years on from the Act that privatised British Rail, RAIL looks back at the tensions and challenges it caused

  • Network Rail prepares to begin work on £200m East Coast Main Line dive-under

  • Industry has lost its touch with people” says Department for Transport’s MD of Passenger Services