Network Rail Funding

Future Network Rail Funding

03/10/2017

The Future Network Rail Funding The collapse of Railtrack plc in 2001 as a...

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Smart Ticketing

The Benefits of Smart Ticketing

31/08/2017

Benefits of Smart Ticketing People think of the digital railway in terms of...

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Rail Transport Specialist

NEXT STOP, THE WORLD — Railway Transport Toronto

24/08/2017

Michael Schabas – Railway Transport Toronto Tomos Lewis reporting from...

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Four Qualified Bidders For South Eastern Franchise

28/07/2017

Four Qualified Bidders For South Eastern Franchise Public consultation to...

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Rail Passenger Numbers Fall

13/07/2017

There was an unexpected 0.5% fall in journeys on Britain’s railways in the...

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Government in Wales seeks value for money bids

07/06/2017

A new Wales & Borders 15-year franchise contract will commence in October 2018...

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First MTR win South Western on quality score

08/05/2017

It had originally been intended that a contract extension to 2019 would be...

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Views sought on South Eastern Franchise

27/03/2017

The Department for Transport in Britain has started the process to award the...

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FCP promotes Alliances and Collaboration

06/01/2017

Rail privatisation in Britain was based on the track authority model with...

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Digital Railway funding approval

07/12/2016

To speed up implementation of Network Rail’s Digital Railway additional...

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Passenger demand increase slows

27/10/2016

Statistics published by the UK Office of Rail and Road show that the increase...

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UK Government plots freight strategy

28/09/2016

Railfreight operations in Britain have a 12% market share of freight surface...

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Scotland needs more capacity

01/08/2016

Passenger numbers in Scotland have doubled in the last two decades reaching 96...

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Fleet expansion planned as user satisfaction declines

04/06/2016

Train operators in Britain are struggling to maintain levels of passenger...

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East Coast track access approvals

01/06/2016

Britain’s East Coast rail route is one of two core arteries that link England...

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Rail Growth in Wales

20/05/2016

The future growth in demand for passenger services in Wales has been reviewed...

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Shaw Report: Private Capital needed and greater route autonomy

28/03/2016

The capacity enhancement programme being carried out by Network Rail has been...

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Flying Scotsman restoration success

18/03/2016

First Class Partnerships congratulates the Science Museum Group (SMG) and the...

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Rail devolution in England

01/02/2016

The UK Government is increasing the level of devolved authority for the...

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7.4% Annualised Revenue Growth

12/01/2016

In the last 12 months, income from fares has risen by 7.4% for British...

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FCP leads public transit debate in Ontario

10/01/2016

Toronto was once a global leader in transit. Why can’t the city now learn...

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CP5 funding enhanced by £2.5 billion

04/12/2015

Capital spending on rail projects has been increased by £2.5 billion to ensure...

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The Railway Ball presents Soul City Event

27/11/2015

FCP hosted guests in Central London at the annual Railway Ball on 27 November...

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Electrification cost escalation and delay

14/11/2015

The cost of the programme to electrify the Great Western Main Line between...

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Network Rail needs funding alternatives

05/10/2015

In a presentation to the UK All-Party Parliamentary Rail Group on 15 September,...

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West Coast open access services approved

18/08/2015

The UK Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has approved an application by the Great...

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CMA reviews barriers to UK rail competition

30/07/2015

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a discussion paper...

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Congestion fears as demand rises

28/05/2015

The demand for UK passenger rail services in the 12 months to December rose by...

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UK political priorities emerge

28/04/2015

Manifestos published by the main political parties in the UK continue to...

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FCP Executive Forum looks at business continuity in rail

18/03/2015

The first FCP Executive Forum of 2015 took place in London on 11 March over...

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UK franchise margins fall to 1.9%

11/03/2015

The Office of Rail Regulation analyses the income and operating cost for the...

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FCP chosen as Crossrail 2 advisor

22/01/2015

Crossrail 2 is a £27.5 billion project to connect existing rail routes in...

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Scrutiny of UK rolling stock procurement

21/01/2015

The all-party Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has published the...

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East Coast award sets new standards in UK franchise competitions

13/12/2014

On 10 November 2014, the Government confirmed the contract with Intercity...

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UK AirRail: Connecting for Growth

29/11/2012

Michael Schabas discussed rail connectivity at UK airports with focus on hub...

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Track management programme on East Coast Main Line

01/10/2012

FCP has been appointed by Network Rail to assess all aspects of decision making...

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Benchmarking for Dummies – Maybe the UK rail industry is not as inefficient as some think

01/05/2012

Michael Schabas responds to the UK Government's "The McNulty Report" in an...

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Alignment and collaboration in a modern transport industry

02/04/2012

At a seminar organised by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport,...

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Mass transit rail in Lagos

27/09/2011

Steven Hoskins is leading procurement including electrification, train control,...

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Lagos state governor inspects Toronto trains for new rail system

22/05/2011

Michael Schabas leads Governor Babatunde Fashola and state officials on a tour...

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