HS2 rail extension to Leeds scrapped amid promise to transform rail

HS2 rail extension to Leeds scrapped amid promise to transform rail

Andy Bagnall, director general of the Rail Delivery Group, which represents train operators, said: “While millions of people will benefit from this major investment in boosting connectivity between major cities in the North of England and the Midlands, leaving out key pieces of the jigsaw will inevitably hold back the ability for the railways to … Read more

Canada floods kill one person, leave two missing; rail access cut to Vancouver port

Canada floods kill one person, leave two missing; rail access cut to Vancouver port

MERRITT, British Columbia, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest, said on Tuesday that all rail access had been cut by floods and landslides further to the east that killed at least one person and left two others missing.Two days of torrential across the Pacific province of British Columbia touched off major … Read more