Time to enter the world of rubber on tarmac

When highlighted accessibility as one of the key issues facing the railway in 2020 (‘Informed Sources’ January), didn’t expect a major crisis to erupt before my forecast had appeared in print. But on 16 December 2019, the Department for Transport wrote a round-robin letter to train operators asking them to pass it on ‘urgently’ to any coach suppliers used to provide rail replacement services.

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