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The list below provides details of and links to rail-related documents that have been published on the DfT website.

These results are ordered by date and include content relevant to the transport mode 'rail', they are not categorised in any way. The most recently published document appears at the top of the list.

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  1. The NATA Refresh: Reviewing the New Approach to Appraisal

    This document consults and seeks views on the key issues that need to be addressed within DfT’s New Approach to Appraisal (NATA) transport appraisal guidance. It is being published alongside the Transport Strategy document and forms part of the analytical work in response to the Eddington and Stern Reviews.

    Closing date:
    31 March 2008
  2. Long term road and rail capacity in the East of England

    Written statement to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Transport, Ruth Kelly.

    03 March 2008
  3. Draft Rail Vehicle Accessibility (Interoperable Rail System) Regulations

    Consultation on draft regulations required to prevent undesirable dual regulation of accessibility requirements on heavy rail vehicles following the introduction of a new European standard and the introduction of an end date by which time all rail vehicles must be accessible.

    Closing date:
    21 April 2008
  4. Improving performance on First Great Western

    Stock Market statement:measures to address unacceptably high levels of train cancellations on the First Great Western franchise.

    26 February 2008
  5. First Great Western Franchise

    Written statement to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Transport, Ruth Kelly.

    26 February 2008
  6. Transposition of Council Directive 2005/47/EC on the working time of cross-border rail workers

    This consultation presents and seeks views on a draft Statutory Instrument to implement Directive 2005/47/EC on the working time cross-border rail workers in Great Britain.

    Closing date:
    18 May 2008
  7. Transport of radioactive materials

    FOI request on the transport of radioactive material.

  8. Designation of public private partnership (PPP) agreements

    An FOI request for information relating to the designation of public private partnership (PPP) agreements for the purposes of the Greater London Authority Act 1999, including, without limitation, all internal documents (including drafts) and correspondence within the Department for Transport and all communications between the Department for Transport and London Regional Transport.

  9. National travel survey: 1999/2001 update

  10. National Travel Survey: 2002

    Includes 2002 revisions.

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