Topic: Grant Shapps

UK transport policy in meltdown

Never mind the prime ministerial resignation. GBR could be scrapped. Strikes could be outlawed. Such is the febrile level of disarray in the UK government that not one, but two major transport policies, both worthy...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

UK Strike: countdown to shutdown

The Great British Rail Strike is just one day away, and barring a turning of the tide that would impress even King Canute, the network is set to grind to a halt on Tuesday, and...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

Modest plans for North East England upgrade

Funding has been secured for the Ashington to Newcastle commuter project. It will see a freight-only line in the North East of England upgraded to mixed traffic status, and regain a passenger connection for the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton