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November 27, 2014
by Neil Turner
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East Coast trains to be run by Virgin

This morning, the government announced that a consortium of Stagecoach and Virgin will take over the East Coast rail franchise in March 2015. Although Stagecoach own 90% of the consortium, Virgin’s 10% stake means that the trains will carry the … Continue reading

January 29, 2013
by Neil Turner
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The case for High Speed 2 (HS2)

Yesterday the British government announced the route for the second phase of High Speed Two (HS2), a new high-speed main line which will connect London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield, together with links to the existing rail network and a … Continue reading