In a message to the Railway Industry Association’s Innovation Conference today, Rail Minister Paul Maynard announced up to £9 million to support UK businesses as part of a new innovation competition to develop solutions for national and international railways. The funding is being made available by the Department for Transport (DfT) through Innovate UK. The competition aims to help deliver the industry’s Rail Technical Strategy and its Rail Capability Delivery Plan for 2017, which outlines ...
The eighties were a time of great change in the social and political fabric of Britain. Overshadowed by rail privatisation in the nineties, what’s often not appreciated is how much transport planning in London changed during the decade too. We look at transport planning in the eighties, and how it affected plans for the Fleet (Jubilee) line. In our investigation of the Fleet / Jubilee line saga so far, the planning framework and process has always been (somewhat) static. However, this ...
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