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Potential strikes to threaten UK rail networks

Strikes come after disputes concerning pay freezes, in effect since 2020, which have been amplified with the current cost of living crisis.

UK passenger rails firms face dire Christmas period

Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, LNER, Scotrail, and West Midlands Railway have all reported cancellations this week following the news on Monday 20 December that more than 90,000 tested positive for Covid in the UK.

HS2 faces yet more controversy as eastern leg is set to be scrapped

According to reports, the eastern leg of HS2 between the Midlands and Leeds is to be scrapped, which will cause further controversy.

HS2 costs surge by £1.7bn during pandemic stoking controversy further

Reduced productivity and delays caused by Covid have increased both the HS2 budget and the controversy surrounding it.

British Steel rescue deal vital for keeping Network Rail on track

The ramifications of a no buyout deal for British Steel would have had a significant nationwide knock-on effect hitting suppliers and hurting industries that rely on its products.  

Mayan train project hits buffers as Mexico rejects 388% travel tax

Local people in the Yucatan peninsula have been assured the rail line will create “hundreds of thousands of jobs”, whilst boosting income from tourism.