Invest East Coast Rail calls on the government to invest now and future proof the East Coast Main Line

Lucy Johnston Uncategorized

Press release from Invest East Coast Rail (Consortium of East Coast Mainline Authorities (ECMA)). One third of the UK population lives within 20 minutes of an East Coast Main Line station accounting for 47% of the UK’s economic output Research shows that the line is vulnerable to disruption, costing the UK economy £46 million in 2018 Investment in the existing line could deliver over £11 billion of wider economic benefits Invest East Coast Rail is calling on the UK and Scottish governments to invest in the East Coast Main Line, …