The fast rail service from Okehampton to Exeter launched in November 2021 has seen first year passenger carryings (over 0.25m) exceed forecasts by more than a factor of two. Its success led to a major re-think of bus routes and … Read more › “Okehampton’s Multi-Modal interchange”
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”
Our latest report Modal Shift Matter – and HS2 delivers it – constructively challenges some of the HS2 modelling results that suggest only a small modal shift from car to rail travel, and brings forward evidence from completed projects elsewhere … Read more › “Modal shift matters – and HS2 delivers it”
The UK 2070 Commission has produced a report that calls on the government to Go Big, Go Local. The report is a follow up to one produced in February which found that the UK is the most unequal large … Read more › “Go Big – Go Local: New report from UK2070 Commission”