Railways: Urban Areas

Department for Transport written question – answered on 7th September 2020.

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Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Conservative, South Holland and The Deepings

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to connect more towns to the railway network.

Photo of Chris Heaton-Harris Chris Heaton-Harris Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The Government plans to modernise the network, improve services and reconnect towns that no longer have a station or link. The Government has pledged £500million to start reopening lines and stations, reconnecting smaller communities, regenerating local economies and improving access to jobs, homes and education.

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