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Our brief to aspiring MPs

Author: Ian Brown CBE, Railfuture Policy Director - Published At: Sat 13 of May, 2017 19:03 BST - (2093 Reads)
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Railfuture wants a bigger better railway. The railways were built to create economic wealth, and our message to parliamentary candidates is that a continued high level of investment in rail is essential to promote economic growth. Passengers will start using the Crossrail tunnels under London in 2018, making their life easier - photo courtesy Crossrail Ltd.

Transport hustings

Author: Steve Wright - Published At: Mon 17 of Apr, 2017 19:49 BST - (1957 Reads)
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The West Midlands is desperately underfunded for transport - that was the overwhelming consensus of the mayoral candidates who met on Thursday 6th April 2017 to debate the region's transport needs. The five major parties were represented at a public debate organised by Railfuture and Friends of the Earth.

Putting passengers first

Author: Chris Page - Published At: Sun 04 of Dec, 2016 18:22 GMT - (2932 Reads)
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Following our letter of 18th July 2016 to the Transport Secretary, Railfuture were invited to a meeting with the Rail Minister, Paul Maynard MP, on Monday 28th November 2016.

Letter to Chris Grayling

Author: Chris Page - Published At: Mon 18 of Jul, 2016 09:58 BST - (3432 Reads)
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Railfuture has written an open letter to Chris Grayling, the new Secretary of State for Transport, welcoming him to his new role with our top ten recommendations for the future of rail.

Plane to train

Author: Ray King - Published At: Sun 11 of Jul, 2004 21:20 BST - (2999 Reads)
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The Government should do its best to switch travellers from planes to trains, says a think-tank.

Thomas house

Author: Ray King - Published At: Mon 03 of May, 2004 12:06 BST - (2819 Reads)
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A house which belonged to Thomas the Tank Engine author Wilbert Awdry is being sold for more than £600,000.

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