Government helps to fund Stratford upgrade

Government helps to fund Stratford upgrade Network Rail has secured a £2 million grant from the Department of Transport to help with the development of plans for congestion relief at Stratford station in east London. Stratford is a major hub, served by National Rail, the Docklands Light Railway, London Underground and

Community rail partnerships encourage sustainable development, says report

Community rail partnerships encourage sustainable development, says report A NEW report produced by the Community Rail Network with support from the Rail Delivery Group says local partnerships can stimulate sustainable development. The report illustrates how sustainable development relies heavily on community-level activities and engagement. Various projects which respond to local needs

HS2 minister defends high speed line

HS2 minister Andrew Stephenson has assured MPs that HS2 'is going full steam ahead', although he made no comment about the future of the eastern leg, which some reports claim is being on the verge of being abandoned. Mr Stephenson was speaking at the end of a debate in Westminster

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