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More details about TfL’s £1.6 billion bailout emerge

The details of the government’s £1.6 billion bailout for Transport for London have been published ahead of a TfL board meeting next week, revealing the smaller print of what’s been agreed.

HS2 project management criticized by Parliament committee

A report by Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has criticized the management of HS2 over how it is handling the huge project and warned that it is already “badly off course”.

Southeastern and GWR get franchise extensions

Two train companies, GWR and Southeastern have had their franchises extended after the government made a direct award contract to the two operators.

Government suspends rail franchises due to Coronavirus

Rail franchises are to be suspended for the next six months due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the train operating companies offered a London Overground style operating license.

Seven additional London stations to get improved access

The government has announced that seven London railway stations will be part of a wider package of improvements to accessibility.

Southeastern railway gets temporary franchise extension

The current franchise operator for Southeastern trains, Govia has had its agreement extended, on a temporary basis.

Plans to extend London style PAYG rail fares to rest of the South-East

The familiar London Transport style payment for train fares, based on a PAYG model could be expanded to the rest of the South-East of England, under plans announced by the Department for Transport.