Searching for an economic strategy to lift the UK’s growth performance (which is half of the average of the 25 richest countries), Torsten Bell, CEO of the Resolution Foundation picks out the UK’s great area of success: the second largest … Read more › “Cross Country……the heart of the nation”
Greengauge 21 has long championed a truly national high-speed rail network. The recent Government decision to take forward only the Crewe-Manchester section of the western part of HS2 Phase 2b we find disappointing.
Dropped for now at least is the … Read more › “Set-back for a truly national high-speed rail network”
The following is a review commissioned by RAIL REVIEW.
How simple it once was. British Rail didn’t really mess with devolved authorities, which in their day were simply local authorities of one sort or another. Sensibly, a railway region … Read more › “Great British Railways and Devolution”
Perhaps less fashionable post-Brexit, but still valuable: comparisons with our near-neighbours of comparable size.
Across Europe, rail revenues have fallen during the pandemic and – just as in the UK – there is every reason to try to win back … Read more › “Popular Rail Policies”