CHRIS GRAYLING was lambasted yesterday for allocating a miserly 1.1 per cent of a budget to modernise rail networks with digital signalling to the north of England.
The Transport Secretary announced a £450 million nationwide drive to install digital signalling, which enables...
Saturday 23rd Sep 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Felicity Collier
CHRIS GRAYLING was berated yesterday for backing a £30 billion transport project for the home counties just days after shelving rail electrification plans for Wales and northern England.
The Transport Secretary issued a joint statement with...
Tuesday 25th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling finally met rail workers yesterday to discuss the long-running driver-only trains dispute on Southern.
Rail union RMT general secretary Mick Cash said there was a “full and frank exchange,” and the talks will resume after the union has...
Saturday 22nd Jul 2017
RAIL unions blamed the government yesterday for blocking a settlement of the long-running Southern dispute as a weekend of fresh strikes was announced across three networks.RMT members will begin a three-day strike on Arriva Rail North today, while Merseyrail is set for industrial...
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling has got two weeks to produce a report on Southern Rail or face a judicial review on his handling of the crisis-hit franchise.
The High Court ruling yesterday came following an application by the Association of British Commuters (ABC) for a judicial...
Friday 30th Jun 2017
CULPRITS who shine laser pens at pilots, train and bus drivers could be thrown in jail a new government crackdown announced yesterday.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said: “This kind of dangerous behaviour risks lives and must be stopped.”
It is currently an...
Monday 6th Feb 2017
Lobby group launches legal bid over Southern Rail disaster
Thursday 2nd Feb 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling was threatened yesterday with a private prosecution for knocking a man off his bike in Westminster.
Cycling UK said it would help Jaiqi Liu if police do not prosecute the “dooring,” a criminal offence.
On October 12, Mr Grayling...
Saturday 17th Dec 2016
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