18 July 2013.
Following the order for Hitachi IEP inter-city trains for the Great Western main line, the new factory at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, has been awarded a follow on contract for 270 vehicles for the East Coast route between London and Edinburgh.
11 July 2013.
Following the publication of a report into last year's InterCity West Coast franchise competition debacle by Eurostar Chairman Richard Brown, the Government has provided a detailed reply that aims to clarify the DfT's franchising policy.
10 July 2013.
A multi-million pound investment by DfT, South West Trains-Network Rail Alliance and local councils will provide new lifts, footbriges, accessible toilets and low counter ticket windows at eight key South West Trains station.
3 July 2013.
Rail services from Liverpool Street station to Enfield Town, Cheshunt (via Seven Sisters) and Chingford are to move to Transport for London control after the DfT grants London Mayor powers over some services and stations on the West Anglia network.
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