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Logical solution to commuter capacity constraints is HS2

William Barter, Towcester, NN12
27 September 2019
 

It is entirely wrong for Anthony May to call HS2 a solution looking for a problem (LTT 13 Sep).

The problem is and always has been clear; namely capacity (or lack of it) on north – south rail routes, principally the West Coast Main Line (WCML) from Euston. This manifests itself not just in overcrowding of the outer suburban commuter services, but in failure to run enough trains to meet all demands, such as for freight or to provide adequate connectivity between intermediate...

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