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Rail News: Issue 310 4 May 2007

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Network Rail revises ‘pessimistic’ plans for rail in North West

Network Rail has revised plans set out in its draft North Western Route Utilisation Strategy after criticism of proposals which were viewed as far too pessimistic about the prospects of the region’s railway.

In the draft RUS published last November, the company based plans for the north west network on predicted increase in demand of just 6-14% between 2005 and 2017. The growth forecast was heavily criticised during consultation by local authorities and train operators, with TransPennine...

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