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Norman Baker - Articles and news items

Easier Access for passengers at Carlisle

Rail industry news / 30 September 2013 /

“These vital improvements to Carlisle station will make life easier for everyone to use the train…”

Easier access for passengers at Manchester Oxford Road

Rail industry news / 10 September 2013 /

Passengers will soon benefit from better access at Manchester Oxford Road station…

Improvements at Denmark Hill station unveiled by transport minister

Rail industry news / 10 September 2013 /

Improvements at a key railway interchange in south London have been formally unveiled…

Rail passengers in the south east to benefit from smart ticketing

Rail industry news / 30 August 2013 /

Multi-million pound push to deliver smart card technology to rail passengers across the south east…

Overcrowded trains to get red (and amber and green) light

Rail industry news / 26 August 2013 /

Rail companies asked to publish train-by-train crowding information in a ‘traffic light’ system, explaining which services are busiest…

Bromley South station to benefit from £4 million investment

Rail industry news / 7 March 2013 /

One of south east London’s stations has been transformed with the help of government funding…

Rail passengers in the North West set for bigger say

Rail industry news / 22 October 2012 /

Passengers in the North West will have more say on how local rail services are run after the service designation of the Bentham Line…

High Speed Rail: Phase 1 Consultation Update

Rail industry news / 18 September 2012 /

The decision to take forward proposals for a national high speed rail network followed a major public consultation exercise…

Railway Stations statement from Transport Secretary Norman Baker

Rail industry news / 17 September 2012 /

Statement regarding London Midland’s application to change Schedule 17 of the Ticketing and Settlement Agreement (TSA)…

£1M for Manchester Victoria access improvement

Rail industry news / 20 July 2012 /

Rail Passengers using Manchester Victoria are to benefit from a new lift and other facilities that will help increase access to the station…

Passengers set to benefit as ten more stations secure share of £100m improvement fund

Rail industry news / 29 May 2012 /

Passengers are set to benefit from a further £15m of improvements to stations…

More passengers set to benefit from £100m station improvement fund

Rail industry news / 28 November 2011 /

Passengers are set to benefit from £46m of improvements to stations across England…