A 130-page report on the HS2 project, just released by the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee, adds to concerns over HS2’s value for money expressed by the National Audit Office, echoing a… 42 more words
Tags » West Coast Main Line
Local planning officers are celebrating another victory over their arch enemies on the Planning Committee of Lichfield District Council.
Despite planning officers recommendation to grant Revelan Group’s proposals for 77 homes on land off Eastern Avenue, the application was unanimously rejected by the Planning Committee in February. 290 more words
The West Coast main line will be closed between London Euston and Hemel Hempstead after the last trains on Christmas Eve until Monday, December 29. 512 more words
Today we arrived at Preston train station to embark upon our usual trip between Preston and Carlisle. We had a few hours to kill before we actually needed to get to Carlisle so we made a few stops on the line on the way up to make it a more interesting day, beginning with Lancaster Castle… 1,334 more words
The government recently pumped c. £10 billion of taxpayers’ money into the West Coast Main Line (WCML), delivering major improvements in journey times. It is therefore unsurprising that passenger numbers increased significantly in the period immediately following the upgrade. 477 more words