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Route ahead not clear for east coast mainline
Govt takes over east coast mainline

By Alex Stevenson The government will formally take over the east coast mainline from National Express this weekend. At 23:59 GMT this evening Directly Operated Railways, the Department for Transport (DfT) subsidiary, will take over control of the mainline from the struggling private firm. National Express is suffering from debt worth £1.1 billion and is… Read more »

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Christmas strikes loom for BA
Christmas strike threat hangs over BA

By politics.co.uk staff Festive holidaymakers could find their Christmas holidays disrupted if the threat of industrial action by British Airways cabin crew staff becomes reality. A dispute over contract changes has led to the balloting for strike action, the result of which will be announced on December 14th. Under industrial action rules a strike could… Read more »

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