Michael Williams

The Trains Now Departed – and why reopening old rail routes can be better value than HS2


October 25, 2015 Blog

NICE to see my published views on the value of reopening old rail routes quoted in this new report from the influential Bow Group http://www.bowgroup.org/policy/revive-britains-railways-improve-capacity-says-bow-group

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The Manchester-Sheffield route through the Pennines – once Britain’s most modern railway of the postwar era.  Closure was a mistake and it is a prime candidate for reopening if the will is there.

October 25, 2015 Blog

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