Our latest report looks beyond the current industrial disputes and into what we see as an opportunity window: what could and should happen before the Government’s £96bn Integrated Rail Plan is delivered in the 2030s and 2040s.
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”
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”
With over 16,700 air passengers travelling domestically across mainland Great Britain each day, improving the country’s rail offering and ensuring the transfer of passengers from air to rail will have an essential role ahead if we are to have any … Read more › “How to win air travellers to rail”