Actually the UK has essentially the most complicated rail fares in the entire of Europe. Some will declare that it has the very best fares however that depends upon the practice firm, day and time of journey and so forth.
GBR had been scheduled to launch at its new location in 2024.
There was infinite hypothesis about the place GBR could be positioned, with dozens of solutions. These have been whittled down to 6 cities: Birmingham, Crewe, Derby, Doncaster, Newcastle and York. Derby had been tipped as one of many favourites.
Rail creator Christian Wolmar tweeted on Wednesday that GBR won’t now occur within the life of the present Parliament.
As I wrote some weeks in the past, there shall be no Transport Invoice on this Parliament and due to this fact GBR is lifeless….so what is going to they do?
— Christian Wolmar (@christianwolmar) October 19, 2022
The Derby Telegraph additionally reported that the plans for the town to host the headquarters had been dropped.
Readers ought to not be shocked at this improvement as no UK authorities has made transport a precedence.
One want solely have a look at the inaction over the present rail industrial motion or Heathrow’s third runway to see what I imply.
Whether or not or not GBR is revived will rely upon the results of the subsequent election (at any time when that may happen).