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”
Submission to Transport Select Committee – implications of the Integrated Rail Plan for the economy, capacity and connectivity
Greengauge 21 welcomes the opportunity to provide evidence on the Integrated Rail Plan (IRP) as published in November 2021. Many of the Committee’s lines of enquiry are difficult to address with certainty because IRP outcomes remain the subject of further … Read more › “Submission to Transport Select Committee – implications of the Integrated Rail Plan for the economy, capacity and connectivity”
A call for evidence was launched by the Great British Railways Transition Team – seeking responses from all those with an interest in the long-term future of the railway. Views were invited from within and beyond the rail sector, to … Read more › “Great British Railways consultation response”
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”