Tag: Rail Travel

Direct London rail route abandoned

Virgin Trains have postponed the launch of their direct rail connection to London because it isn’t viable. Virgin had only been able to secure a once a day off-peak service because the Department of Transport and Office of Rail Regulation

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Shropshire to get off peak direct rail service to London

The announcement that a direct rail route between Shropshire and London is to be restarted next year is very welcome but there is more to be done to ensure we receive an adequate service. Virgin Trains have come to an

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Petition for direct rail link between Shropshire and London

The Shropshire Star has launched a cross-party petition for a direct rail link between Shropshire and London. Rail services in Telford are overcrowded and inadequate and Shropshire is the only county in England that doesn’t have a direct rail route

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Direct rail route to London … in 4 years time … maybe

Today’s announcement that Telford will be getting its direct rail connection to London back is great news but why do we have to wait until 2016 for it to be put in place? Shropshire is the only county in England

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