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”
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East, West, North & South: joining the dots between the Union Connectivity Review and the Integrated Rail Plan
Our latest publication takes a considered look at the contents of both the Integrated Rail Plan and the Union Connectivity Review.
It sets out how key investments can be made to fit with HS2 plans – now scaled back on … Read more › “East, West, North & South: joining the dots between the Union Connectivity Review and the Integrated Rail Plan”
“Rail is climate infrastructure”. This is how US Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez put it when hosting a press conference at Washington’s Union station in June 16th. And she is bang on the money.
“It would be good to hear … Read more › “HS2 levels up and helps tackle the climate crisis”
Greengauge 21 has undertaken a detailed review of the National Infrastructure Commission’s ‘Rail Needs’ report. While others have criticised the NIC’s report for not sticking rigidly with plans drawn up 11 years ago, we see it as an opportunity to … Read more › “Rail Investment for the North & Midlands: how to make it happen…”