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Government funding to run Britain’s railways remains nearly double pre-pandemic levels, new figures show.
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Legal measures requiring masks and Covid passes in England have been dropped, but commuters in some settings will still be asked to wear face coverings.
Three out of four transport staff in London have been subjected to violence at work during the Covid crisis, new research suggests.
Department for Transport (DfT) figures show the number of journeys being made by train in Britain is approximately 57% of what it was before the coronavirus crisis, while car use has fully recovered.
Rail operators and Transport for London (TfL) are cutting services because of the rising number of staff self-isolating.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has supported a decision to make masks compulsory on the London Underground, despite his own Government scrapping the mandatory wearing of face coverings.
The UK and French governments must make a joint commitment to support Eurostar during the pandemic, according to the Transport Select Committee chairman.
Should essential transport workers be next in line for COVID-19 vaccinations? Plus, rail passengers are being urged to check their journeys as timetables are cut following lockdown measures.
Passengers who crowded on to trains to escape the tightening of COVID-19 restrictions in London have been branded “totally irresponsible” by the Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
No evidence of coronavirus was found in tests on trains used by Britain’s largest rail franchise.
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