The removal of the Golborne Link from HS2

The removal of the Golborne Link from HS2

It was announced earlier this week that the Government have decided to cancel the Golborne Link section of HS2. This 13 mile stretch of track, part of the Crewe and Manchester HS2 scheme, would have served Scotland by branching off the HS2 mainline near Knutsford and...

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Council’s failure to create safe Cycle Infrastructure

Council’s failure to create safe Cycle Infrastructure

One of the latest examples of poor Active Travel management and lack of responsibility from county councils for safe cycleways can be found in North Yorkshire. The A170 is a popular cycle route in the North York Moors, with the White Horse and Rievaulx Abbey being well...

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Integrated Rail Plan- Nov 2021

Integrated Rail Plan- Nov 2021

The new Integrated Rail plan was finally released in November, and with it has brought tension amongst rail experts and communities alike. With some arguing that the new plans and the restructure of HS2 has caused a further division between the North and South of the...

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Transport’s role in meeting the Sixth Carbon Budget

Transport’s role in meeting the Sixth Carbon Budget

With the publication of the sixth carbon budget earlier this year and the Government target of net zero by 2050, the transport industry has a large part to play. The report states that surface transport made up 22% (113 MtCO2e) of total UK Green House Gas (GHG) emissions...

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