About Alexandra Rogers

Reporter at City A.M. covering City politics, transport and law. Get in touch: alexandra.rogers@cityam.com

July 2019 articles

Ursula von der Leyen: What kind of EU leader can the UK expect?
Ursula von der Leyen: What kind of EU leader can the UK expect?
After months of deliberation, the EU parliament has now elected a new successor to Jean-Claude Juncker, the larger than life [...]
July 17, 2019
Uber rival Kapten partners with Citymapper on London travel
Uber rival Kapten partners with Citymapper on London travel
Citymapper has teamed up with rival Kapten to offer a £10 credit to some of its users. Users of Citymappers’ [...]
July 17, 2019
Chris Grayling admits Cabinet overruled him on Eurotunnel ferry settlement
Chris Grayling admits Cabinet overruled him on Eurotunnel ferry settlement
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said he personally wanted to fight Eurotunnel’s legal challenge against the government’s no-deal Brexit ferry [...]
July 17, 2019
HS2 locks horns with Bechtel in bid to break contract stalemate
HS2 locks horns with Bechtel in bid to break contract stalemate
HS2 has asked the High Court to allow it to push on with the construction of one its London stations [...]
July 16, 2019
UK rail franchising system has ‘had its day’, says review head
UK rail franchising system has ‘had its day’, says review head
The UK’s rail franchising system has “had its day”, the man in charge with reviewing Britain’s railways has said. Former [...]
July 16, 2019
Boss of First Group’s US cash cow quits
Boss of First Group’s US cash cow quits
The boss of First Group’s largest business has resigned as the company continues to suffer from the fallout of an [...]
July 15, 2019
Tory mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey calls for ‘pause’ on HS2
Tory mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey calls for ‘pause’ on HS2
Tory mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey has said High Speed Two (HS2) should be “paused” and investment redirected to the north [...]
July 15, 2019
Former BA operations chief to head up London Underground
Former BA operations chief to head up London Underground
A former British Airways chief is to join Transport for London (TfL) as its new managing director of the Underground, [...]
July 15, 2019
Uber rival Via Van wins three-year licence renewal from TfL
Uber rival Via Van wins three-year licence renewal from TfL
Ride-sharing service Via Van has had its London licence renewed for the next three years, following its launch in the [...]
July 15, 2019
Crossrail to renegotiate pay with Bechtel over ‘value for money’ concerns
Crossrail to renegotiate pay with Bechtel over ‘value for money’ concerns
Crossrail is looking to renegotiate the pay and incentives of Bechtel, its delivery partner, amid concerns they are no longer [...]
July 11, 2019