Month: March 2013

The worst of Beeching

The Scotsman reports a new analysis of Beeching’s cuts which ranks the Waverley Route as the worst line closure in Britain. Produced by rail consultant, author and CBR member David Spaven – with help from two rail industry colleagues – the table (see link below) ranks fifteen different routes by length of line closed […]

A quick response to the doom-mongers!

Following a cobbled-together front page story in the 2nd March Herald, which tried to cast doubts on the business case for the Borders Railway, readers of the paper – including David Steel, and Paul Tetlaw from Transform Scotland – have today set the record straight with a fine array of ripostes. See: