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Public Accounts Committee report slams government rail policy
Britain’s specialist transport union RMT said today that the need for a government rethink on rail is now urgent after a powerful Parliamentary committee warned that the government has neither the necessary urgency nor appreciates the scale of the challenge...
Region: National
Tagged with: Public Accounts Committee, Rail Network, Great British Railways, Rail Privatisation
RMT demands reversal of £1 billion rail budget cuts
RMT’s demand comes after an admission by the Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris that the new budget would be £1 billion less than the £10.4 billion previously pledged for the five year Control Period 6 from 2019 to 2024 following the Chancellor’s Spending Review...
Region: National
Tagged with: Spending Review, Rail Budget Cuts, Tory Government, Rail Network,
RMT calls for an end to bickering over rail electrification
The call comes as a political row rumbled on today which puts the planned works to electrify the Valleys rail network in Wales at risk because of an on-going dispute between the Welsh government and London over who will fund...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: electrification, valleys rail network,