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Welsh railways not had 'fair crack of whip' in funding

The UK government has underfunded Welsh railways for a "long, long time", a transport expert has told MPs. Prof Mark Barry of Cardiff University, who proposed the South Wales Metro Plans, said Wales' rail network has not had a "fair crack of the whip".

Demand for stored HSTs to alleviate XC overcrowding

A petition has been sent to Kenilworth and Southam MP Jeremy Wright calling for stored High Speed Trains to be used by CrossCountry.

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

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