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Rail blogs from 2009 August

  • 26 August 2009

    26 August 2009: The Network Rail report published today raises serious questions about whether a high speed rail line is a good way of spending £34 billion. 

  • 20 August 2009

    20 August 2009: Passengers have a hard time trying to get the cheapest ticket, according to a report released today.

  • 18 August 2009

    18 August 2009: The Government is pretending it's being tough on train companies by sticking to the RPI+1% formula for regulated train fares.

  • 13 August 2009

    13 August 2009: Many passengers travelling on First Great Western trains to and from London will be paying 20% more from September.

  • 05 August 2009

    5 August 2009: Transport Secretary Lord Adonis has said rail journeys should replace short-haul flights, and is planning a high speed rail line to achieve this. We're delighted the Government has realised that many plane journeys should be made by train instead.