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”
“We need to move fast with major funding for high-speed rail to have an impact. Climate change has quickly become the single-most-important issue we face with disasters showing up all around us, and transportation is the number one cause. We … Read more › “Where the UK leads the US”
Our latest report “Setting Regional Budgets for Rail Investment” seeks to answer the following question: “What would rail enhancement budgets look like for the rest of England and for Wales, if set on a similar basis to that used … Read more › “Setting Regional Budgets for Rail Investment”
“On 25th March 1807, a year after the Swansea-Mumbles line started transporting cargo, the railway began to also start transporting passengers.
Benjamin French was the man who brought about the world’s first passenger railway by converting an iron carriage to … Read more › “The first passenger railway in the world – and what’s needed next”