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June 10th - A plan for British railways at last, but will party manifestos support it?

A manifesto at last! Not from Labour or the Conservatives, but from the Railway Industry Association. As many passengers see a rail network in chaos and decline, what does this trade association want from the next government? I've been talking to the RIA's chief executive, Darren Caplan – who doesn't hold back with his anger about the ditching of most of HS2 – and policy director, Rob Cook.


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