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6 January 2016
Workers in Britain spend six times as much of their salaries on privatised rail fares as Europeans who use publicly owned services, a new study has shown.
9 December 2015
Rail fares are set to increase again from January next year. Annual turnover at South West Trains topped £1 billion this year.
1 July 2015
Last week transport secretary Patrick Mcloughlin announced that Network Rail's £38.5 billion modernisation plan for Britain's railways has been postponed. This underscores the government's intentions of yet more savage cuts in public spending.
3 September 2014
Apparently, outside London where bus use is expanding, fewer people than ever are using buses because of rising prices
1 February 2012
Developing efficient public transport: The second high speed line (HS2) in Britain (the first being the channel tunnel link from London to Paris) would initially connect London to Birmingham by 2026 with a journey time of 49 minutes, writes Mark Pickersgill, Stevenage Socialist Party.
7 December 2007
Our Planet, not Private Profit: Public transport, such as buses and trains, has been privatised. Costs have gone up and services are worse. But public transport could play a key role...
10 January 2004
MANY PEOPLE found returning to work after Christmas even more gruelling this year. Rail users faced fare rises of up to three times the rate of inflation, together with both new and continuing delays on many lines...
7 February 2003
THE BIGGEST road-widening programme for 20 years was announced in December. £5.5 billion is to be spent on transport, largely on road schemes, like extra lanes on the M1 and M6 and £600 million for local
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