Agitated to begin with day for tilting trains

Last refreshed at 17:46 27 September 2004 Passengers anticipating shorter travel times on Virgin’s new tilting trains were met with delays after two of the trains broke down. The issues started just hours after the 125mph trains begun running on Britain’s busiest rail route. Engineering work to update track what’s more, signals has been finished between London what’s more, Manchester as part of a 7.6 billion bundle of changes on the West Drift Fundamental Line.…

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Vandals ‘off the hook’ under Lib Dem plans

Last refreshed at 15:58 22 September 2004 Petty hoodlums could be rebuffed by nearby individuals instead of going to court under plans declared by the Liberal Democrats. Under the recommendations vandals could be constrained to repair the harm they have caused or, on the other hand clean up their graffiti. The board would be made up of nearby individuals who would be prepared what’s more, have counsel from a court official. It would be capable…

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Pro-hunt nonconformists break into Lodge

Five pro-hunting dissidents have broken into the House of Lodge chamber, hindering MPs’ face off regarding on the Chasing Charge ahead of a questionable vote to boycott the wide open sport. Deputy Speaker Sylvia Mend quickly requested suspension of the sitting what’s more, the dissidents were gotten by doorkeepers what’s more, packaged out of the chamber. Labour MPs shouted: “Get Out” at the men what’s more, Appointee Speaker Sylvia Mend promptly requested suspension of the…

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Stealth charges what’s more, empty guarantees

Last refreshed at 14:14 06 September 2004 Millions were induced to trust Tony Blair by his guarantee that ‘New Work is not about high charges on common families’. How empty those words sound now. Technically the Government can guarantee to have kept its word as standard what’s more, top salary impose rates have not risen, yet this has as it were been accomplished by putting up nearly each other charge by stealth. They have done…

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Hatfield crash charges dropped for rail administrators

Last refreshed at 15:48 01 September 2004 Charges brought against three Railtrack administrators in the wake of the Hatfield crash have been suppressed today by an Old Bailey judge. Mr Equity Mackay permitted applications from the three – counting previous Railtrack boss official Gerald Corbett, presently executive of Woolworths – that the charges ought to be dropped ahead of the full trial booked for October 4. Balfour Beatty, the rail support firm, what’s more, a…

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