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”
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”
Publication of the Integrated Rail Plan (IRP) for the North and Midlands is a long-awaited moment of truth.
Northern Powerhouse Rail comes to an end at Diggle
Across the Pennines, between Manchester and Leeds, absurdly, two competing projects have been … Read more › “Integrated Rail Plan for the North & Midlands – first reactions”
The re-opening of the railway to Okehampton is great news. Network Rail and GWR in particular are to be congratulated for pursuing the project through to completion. Greengauge 21 was pleased to be asked to build on its earlier work… Read more › “Okehampton railway re-opening is an important step towards a full line re-instatement”