25 Jul '18, 4pm

And here is my press release

Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail Manager at Campaign for Better Transport, said: "The Werrington junction upgrade will improve capacity for both freight and passenger services between London, Eastern England, the North East, Yorkshire and Scotland. This upgrade will open up the route from Peterborough to Doncaster via Lincoln for more freight services which will further reduce road congestion, road fatalities and pollution. Longer term we would like to see it electrified." ENDS For further information please contact the press office on 07984 773 468 or [email protected] Notes to editors 1) The scheme will allow freight trains to transfer between the GNGE (also known as the Joint Line) and the East Coast Main Line without freight traffic needing to cross the ECML. The scheme is funded through the CP5 East Coast Connectivity Fund and is due to be complet...

Full article: http://bettertransport.org.uk/government-go-ahead-rail-fr...

Tweets

Stop building roads and improve public transpor...

bettertransport.org.uk 26 Jul '18, 4pm

The National Survey is a household survey of personal travel by residents of England travelling within Great Britain. Step...

Here's our full response:

bettertransport.org.uk 24 Jul '18, 9am

“These figures show a network that is over capacity and, despite a slight fall in passenger numbers, overcrowding has incr...

via @cbtransport

via @cbtransport

bettertransport.org.uk 24 Jul '18, 8am

I was working for them at the time, and, like all good town planners, I knew that you can’t deal with congestion by buildi...

Leave your car at home for the Pope Francis Mas...

nationaltransport.ie 26 Jul '18, 2pm

Leave your car at home for the Pope Francis Mass 26/07/18 Today the National Transport Authority (NTA), An Gardaí Síochána...

79% of drivers want Government to transfer more...

bettertransport.org.uk 13 Jul '18, 12pm

Campaign for Better Transport, which pushes for more freight by rail, is urging the Government to take note of the survey....

Malaysian Prime Minister’s Visit: How to cut a ...

dinmerican.wordpress.com 25 Jul '18, 10am

Malaysian Prime Minister’s Visit: How to cut a better deal with China https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-24/m...