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Politics journalist Michael Crick never ceases to be amazed by Liverpool’s poor rail connectivity.

Twitter, @michaellcrick never ceases to be amazed by Liverpool's poor rail connectivity

Regional connectivity is poor, because politicians prefer vanity megaprojects, like HS2 and ‘HS3’, to everyday transport.

In the 1970s, there was a plan for a big upgrade of Merseyside passenger rail, but most of it was never implemented.

The 1970s plan to upgrade Merseyside rail was extensively de-scoped

It is more than just a Liverpool problem. In Manchester, the city council wants to lock in the shortcomings of the local rail system, by disposing of the Mayfield station site.


Written by beleben

September 28, 2016 at 3:28 pm

Posted in HS2, Liverpool, Politics

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