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Rail network achieves Grade II listed status

‘This exciting development will preserve the rail network in its present state for generations to come,’ said proud Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin.

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Posted: Jul 31st, 2013
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By-passed villagers lament inability to complain about HS2 ruining their homes

residents have never seen a train beforeResidents of the chocolate box village of Aynton in Berkshire have said that they are ‘stunned and shocked’ by the Transport Secretary’s decision not to route the controversial High Speed 2 rail link close to their homes.

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Posted: Feb 4th, 2013
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Network Rail announce £37.5bn investment in replacement bus services

A £37.5bn plan to make rail travellers more comfortable by putting them all on buses has been announced by Network Rail. The plan will cover the five years up to 2019 and will see more trains than ever cancelled with passengers put on nice, comfy new buses instead.

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Posted: Jan 9th, 2013
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First-time buyers struggling to raise deposits for season tickets

An industry survey has revealed that almost half of prospective buyers believe it will take them seven years or more to raise the deposit they need to purchase a season ticket allowing them to travel to work by train.

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Posted: Dec 30th, 2012
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George Osborne: ‘my standard-class train terror’

Thank God Nadine Dorries wasn't aboard‘This was a chance to really muck in with hoi polloi. But as soon as I boarded the carriage I realised I’d made a frightful mistake.’

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2012
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