It has been an appalling couple of weeks for rail passengers in the Midlands.
The plan for disruption that day appears to have been non-
17 April 2016
All of these incidents have cost the regional economy money, as well as causing misery for thousands of commuters. An inquiry was recently held in public regarding the closure of the M6 through the Midlands, and a number of issues emerged. No doubt the rail industry will have its own internal investigation, but it should be held in public so the region’s elected representatives can ask what on earth happened rather than being behind closed doors. Rail users deserve answers. A last hurrah for Centro to arrange, before it is subsumed into the combined authority later this year.