Journal columnist David Banks on a political twist in Northumberland and a spot of controversy on the railways
New business executives Harry Murray and Courtney Marsden are the latest to join Sunderland firm Cedrec
Legislation advice company Cedrec plans to boost turnover from £500,000 to £1.5m within three years
Sir Richard Branson has told of his desire to bring high speed Virgin Trains to the East Coast Main Line
The re-privatisation of the East Coast rail franchise will be launched today - despite continued opposition from trade unions and Labour
A decision to let National Express bid for the chance to take back control of the East Coast Main Line was condemned as “incredible” by MPs, as they called for the line to remain under public control
TRANSPORT group Stagecoach said it planned to spend £71m on new vehicles as it looks to attract more passengers to its bus division.
TRAIN and bus operator Stagecoach has said it is on track for stronger-than-expected profits since revenues soared at its rail division after a clampdown on fare dodgers.
The immediate cause of this year’s Cumbria train crash was the ``degraded and unsafe state“ of a set of points, official rail accident investigators said today.
A GOURMET ready meal company is poised to double its workforce to 60 in the next 12 months after receiving a £400,000 cash boost.
Barclays borrows £314m; Stagecoach ahead of expectations; World's biggest miner digs up record profits
Mining and financial stocks see London market off to a strong start; Transport group Stagecoach records sharp jump in rail revenue; Australian company increases takeover offer for NHS software firm iSoft.
PASSENGERS were yesterday promised improved rail services but warned some fares could soar after North-East firm Arriva was unveiled as the next operator of the cross-country network.
TECHNOLOGY business Nomad Digital has clinched a world record deal with Virgin Trains to offer wireless internet services to 18 million rail users.
Investors are braced for a heavy fall in profits at ailing music retailer HMV on Thursday when the firm reports full-year results.
Intense thunderstorms wreaked havoc across parts of Britain today, as floods blocked roads and train lines, left factory workers trapped, shut schools and prompted hundreds of calls to the emergency services.
Railwaymen fished a match at Eyemouth. sponsored by Network Rail and Virgin Trains.
TOP Network Rail (NR) bosses today received total bonuses of about £200,000, despite the company accepting blame for this year’s Cumbria train crash in which one passenger died.
More than 150 passengers had their journey delayed for over two hours at the weekend when a fuel leak forced their train to be halted on the East Coast Mainline in Northumberland.
Nomad Digital has bought a rival in a cash and shares deal which values the wireless technology provider at more than £50m - compared to a £12m valuation just seven months ago.