The government has sparked a backlash over the announcement today that planned electrification of railway lines in Wales, the Midlands and the North has been scrapped.
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THE next leg of HS2 has been given the green light – potentially blighting miles more of the environment outside Lichfield.HS2 Phase 2a will take off from where Phase 1 stops near Fradley, continuing.. Lichfield Mercury
Michael Gove has made a shock return to Government as Theresa May carried out a post-election reshuffle of her Cabinet. Downing Street said he had been appointed Environment Secretary replacing Andrea.. Source: PA - Press Association STUDIO -
Strikes planned by RTM union drivers and guards during the annual Brighton Pride celebrations in August have been suspended after intervention from Chris Grayling MP. The Secretary of State invited.. GScene
The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union has suspended its planned August strikes on Southern rail to allow for fresh talks with transport secretary Chris Grayling.
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DEBATE: Amid fierce opposition concerning both the cost and the route, should the HS2 project go ahead?
*YES – Lord Adonis, chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission.*
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City firms will kick off their Brexit contingency plans by the end of the year unless the government agrees a transitional deal with the EU, the head of the UK’s top financial watchdog warned.. City A.M.
Transport for London (TfL) has named the 17 London Underground stations set to face chronic overcrowding and measures such as regular closures and one-way systems by the 2030s, should Crossrail 2 fail.. City A.M.
The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union has announced that its Southern rail guard members will now strike on Tuesday 1 August in a deepening of the long-running dispute over the role of the.. City A.M.
Former Labour leader and Doncaster North MP Ed Miliband has slammed the government's confirmed phase two route for HS2's path north of Birmingham as "wrong and perverse".
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THE next phase and route of the High Speed Two (HS2) rail through Staffordshire has been approved in Parliament.The Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, today (July 17) confirmed the planned route for.. Lichfield Mercury Also reported by •Tamworth Herald
The final route for HS2's second phase, which encompasses the Y-shaped network towards Manchester and Leeds, has been confirmed by the government.
Transport secretary Chris Grayling said the decided.. City A.M.
HS2 has defended the appointment of Carillion for a contract awarded today, saying it sought assurances from the construction firm's joint venture partners before confirming the announcement.
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The companies awarded £6.6bn of contracts to build the UK's largest-ever infrastructure project include Skanska, Balfour Beatty, Sir Robert McAlpine - and troubled construction giant Carillion, the.. City A.M.