RICHARD C. LONG discusses ways in which the Isle of Wight’s railways might be developed over the coming years

On 27 July 2019 the Isle of Wight’s MP Bob Seely, while addressing a meeting in Ryde, is reported to have expressed the hope that the Government would announce a multimillion- pound upgrade for the Island Line between Ryde and Shanklin ‘at some point later this year’.

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