Restoring Your Railway Fund

A Westminster Hall debate is scheduled for 24 January 2023 at 9.30am on the 'Restoring Your Railway' Fund. The debate will be opened by Kevin Foster MP.

Restoring Your Railway Fund

Southeastern railway timetable changes

A debate has been scheduled in Westminster Hall from 2.30pm on Tuesday 6 December, on changes to the Southeastern railway timetable. The debate will be opened by Clive Efford MP.

Southeastern railway timetable changes
  • Research Briefing

    Rail FAQs

    This briefing answers Frequently Asked Questions about the railways in Great Britain, including railway ownership and funding; timetabling; the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail; ticket fare increases; HS2; Northern Powerhouse Rail; and railway electrification.

  • Research Briefing

    Northern Powerhouse Rail

    This briefing provides an overview of Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR), a programme of strategic rail investments designed to improve connectivity between cities and towns in the North of England. The briefing covers the Government's proposed route, cost and schedule for the programme as well as commentary on the Government's proposals.

  • Research Briefing

    The future of rail

    This briefing provides an overview of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail, the Government's White Paper on rail reform, and some of the key challenges ahead for the railway in Great Britain, along with an explanation of the arrangements the Government has put in place to ensure services continued to run during the Covid-19 pandemic. This briefing also provides an overview of the current system and how the railway in Great Britain has been structured over the last 30 years.

  • Research Briefing

    High Speed Rail 2 – an overview

    High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) is an ambitious, yet controversial, project to build a high-speed rail line to connect some of the country's largest cities. This briefing provides an overview of the project’s progress and some of the key issues and arguments for and against HS2.

  • Research Briefing

    Transport appraisal and evaluation

    Transport infrastructure is integral to national policies such as the Government’s Levelling-Up and decarbonisation agendas. This briefing paper provides an overview of the Government's transport appraisal processes, including their strengths, limitations and possible alternatives.

  • Research Briefing

    Railways: Light Rail

    This briefing provides an overview of light rail, including the benefits of light rail and the barriers to its use, as well as how light rail has been implemented in the UK and internationally.

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