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3 entries for category Rail

Concerns with the McNulty Review? Yes, Minister

Posted on: Tuesday, 22 March 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Rail

The Government has commissioned a review of the value for the money obtained for the taxpayer from the British railway, being chaired by Sir Roy McNulty. ...

FFG - an opportunity that shouldn't be scotch missed

Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Scotland, Rail

After months of activity in Scotland with politicians on all sides, there is a little light at the end of the tunnel for Scotland’s Freight Facilities Grants (FFGs) regime, judging by Scotland’s political manifestos. ...

Talking Rail With One Of The Shadows

Posted on: Thursday, 5 July 2012 by Mike Webb in categories Labour, Westminster, Rail

No, not Hank Marvin, but instead FTA was in Parliament to meet a member of the Shadow Transport team; John Woodcock MP. Rail freight is of considerable economic and environmental importance to the UK, and it was helpful to be able to reiterate the ...