Christian Wolmar | It is the passengers who are suffering


Christian Wolmar, transport expert, has written a typically thoughtful article about the nation's rail network and the failures of planning evident in the system in the Yorkshire Post. LondonUnlocked greatly recommends reading the article in full, which offers a damning indictment of our elected officials' vision for rail transport in the UK:

The plans for investment are so threadbare, particularly compared with those of our European neighbours which are opening high speed lines and new metro or tram lines all the time, that it seems the Government is trying to avoid having to invest in the railways by allowing fares to rise so fast that they will damp down demand.

You can find the full article here.