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Sub story to regular feature: Issue 588 20 Jan 2012

Huge rise in long-distance rail trips forecast

The recent stabilisation of long-distance trip volumes in Britain does not undermine the case for building a high-speed rail network, the DfT insists.

The Department says many critics of its plans have pointed out that the growth in long-distance travel appears to have “already reached saturation when looked at across all modes”.

“The Government does not accept all of the inferences that have been drawn out from this analysis,” says the DfT. “The rail market only...

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