Devon’s integrated vision

Devon is turning integrated transport from a buzz phrase to a reality. ANDY RODEN talks to Devon County Council transport head and Peninsula Transport Chair CLLR ANDREA DAVIS about the area’s ambition, concerns and achievements

When regular passenger services resumed on the Dartmoor line between Exeter and Okehampton in November 2021, observers from further afield might well have concluded that it was mission accomplished. After all, the first of the vaunted Restoring your Railway (RyR) projects was completed; Network Rail’s Project Speed initiative proved. With resilience works ongoing at Dawlish, the county is receiving investment in its railways.

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