Tag : DfT
DfT calls for light rail proposals across the UK Subscription
The Department for Transport (DfT) has invited rail providers to table light rail scheme proposals to roll out across the country.
Thirty-three railway lines and 72 stations should be reopened as part of a massive £6.3bn redevelopment programme, according to lobbying group Campaign for Better Transport (CfBT).
HS2 Ltd has spent £60.2M on agency staff in the last two years, it has been revealed.
An official from the Department for Transport (DfT) has said that the private sector proposal to build a southern rail link to Heathrow “falls short” of government requirements.
Delays to the decision regarding the Heathrow Southern Rail proposal is a “great example” of how the government is slowing London’s infrastructure project pipeline, according to Aecom chief executive of civil infrastructure EMEA Colin Wood.
Electrification of the Great Western Mainline between Paddington and Cardiff faces further delays, it has been revealed.
Government provides £350M loan to deliver Crossrail Subscription
The government has provided an additional £350M to the London Mayor’s Office to deliver Crossrail.
Crossrail 2 managing director Michèle Dix has called for a hike in taxes to fund London’s proposed £30bn Crossrail 2 project amid concerns about costs.
The Transport Committee has concluded that the Department for Transport (DfT) must shoulder “responsibility” for the failure of the InterCity East Coast franchise.
HS2 bill to be delayed a year Subscription
Legislation to build High Speed 2 (HS2) is set to be delayed by a year.