EXCLUSIVE: “Don’t worry about Cornwall, it’s only an extremity” – government signals Cross Country can cut trains and still keep rail franchise

Posted By on 12th June 2018

12th June 2018 By Graham Smith Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has risked further damage to his reputation by inviting Cross Country trains to cut their services in Cornwall. The rail…

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  1. This makes no sense in environmental terms..already people fly and drive to and from Cornwall because of rediculous fare structure of train companies, the answer is more capacity outside the SE not less…London is an extremety to me.In summer there Plymouth to Penzance trains are awful anyway so relying on that option is a non starter!

  2. Yes the sooner the railway network is back in public ownership the better. Do his colleagues with Cornwall constituencies realise he considers us a far outpost of civilization! Presumably he also has never heard of tourism!!

  3. If GWR are improving their service then surely this is OK if it helps commuters elsewhere? Love being at an extremity 🙂

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