Archive: Rail

Natalie Bennett protesting outside Kings Cross about train fares rising

VIDEO: Why do train fares always go up?

After the annual outcry about increases in train fares has died down, we take a look at the reasons why train fares always go up.

Opinion Former Articles

  • Rail freight must be remembered

    Government must pay greater attention to the needs of rail freight when considering major infrastructure investments

  • Rio Tinto: Rail Network Access

    Earlier this year the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia unanimously ruled that the service provided by Rio Tinto’s Pilbara rail lines should not be declared as being available for access to third parties. Today the High Court of Australia granted Fortescue Metals Group Ltd and the National Competition Council leave to pursue appeals in relation to the decision of the Full Federal Court.

  • IET: Lessons not yet learned from previous High Speed rail mistakes

    Engineers are today warning that the current High Speed 2 proposals must learn from the mistakes made during the planning of the first high speed railway line which connects London and the Channel Tunnel.

  • 3M Introduces New Anti-graffiti Surface Protection Films for Rail Industry

    Bracknell, UK, 24 July 2012 – Diversified technology company 3M addresses vandalism and graffiti issues in the transportation sector with two new overlaminates designed to protect train graphics and surfaces from damage caused by spray painting, felt tip markers and other methods. The high gloss overlaminate version helps enhance and maintain exterior train branding while the matte overlaminate version helps reduce reflections in train interiors.

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