‘DISINTEGRATED RAIL PLAN’ A BETRAYAL OF THE NORTH EAST

The integrated rail plan has mothballed the construction of the eastern leg of HS2 between Birmingham and Leeds and downgraded plans for Northern Powerhouse Rail, a new east-west line across the Pennines between Manchester and Leeds. Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell said: On the local reaction “People will struggle to understand why this Government expects … Continue reading ‘DISINTEGRATED RAIL PLAN’ A BETRAYAL OF THE NORTH EAST