Value for money and a sense of worth for the railway
Government will keep 80% of the costs for 20% of the benefits
Punctuality and reliability now key to rail’s recovery
Delay will not reduce costs, but will delay benefits
Further stalemate could bring modernisation without pay rise
We’ve been here before… but this time it feels more positive
Growing revenue is essential to prevent managed decline
RMT members wearying of strikes which cost them dear?
Even greater pressure for HLOS cash to be spent wisely
We’ve reached stalemate. A fresh initiative is needed.
BEN JONES reports
DB Cargo has put its last five active Class 90 25kV AC electric locomotives into storage
HSTs have been a part of Western Region operations since 1976, but their days are numbered.