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Speaking up for rail freight

Norman Bradbury, Railfuture, Chair – policy, lobbying and campaigns committee, Surrey KT4
08 February 2013
 

Paul Withrington castigates me, even suggesting that I should perhaps be sent to jail, for criticising his flawed comparison between road and rail freight (Letters LTT 25 Jan).

With reference to Chris Stokes’ observation that only 40 freight trains per day use the West Coast main line north of Nuneaton, this is not surprising since a high proportion of freight traffic from the south and East Anglia would be heading for freight yards in the West Midlands rather than north of Nuneaton....

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