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Rail industry needs bus-style law to help passengers board

Mark Fowles, Managing director Nottingham City Transport Nottingham, NG1
06 March 2020
 

I note in your last edition the general level of enthusiasm expressed by correspondents for HS2 (Letters LTT 21 Feb). I do hope that with the development of this project the railways will not, once again, get away without the introduction of level boarding for all passengers.

I recently travelled extensively throughout Scandinavia on the rail network where level boarding appears to be the norm. It was so disappointing to return to the UK and find that the new Hitachi Azuma trains on the East...

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