What next for high speed northern rail?

What next for high speed northern rail?
 

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling risked turning himself into a hate figure for train passengers in the north of England, Wales and the Midlands when he ditched long-promised rail electrification schemes last month.
What angered many people, including newly-elected mayors Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram, was Mr Grayling's simultaneous decision to get behind a £30bn scheme to build a new electric railway in London.
It seemed like a classic case of the regions being starved of investment in favour of the south-east of England.
Mr Grayling hopes to redeem himself by delivering faster, more... read more

 
10 August 2017 in Politics, Views: 64
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