Clegg: fix railways in north of England

Clegg: fix railways in north of England

Trains and network decrepit, says Lib Dem leader, calling for modernised links between Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield

Commuters in the north of England are forced to use decrepit trains that would be deemed unacceptable for workers in the south, Nick Clegg complained as he pledged to push the Treasury to invest more in rail and road links.

The deputy prime minister and Lib Dem MP for Sheffield Hallam called on the chancellor, George Osborne, to announce funding in Decembers Autumn Statement to pay for immediate improvements.

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Source: Guardian Transport

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/nov/06/clegg-fix-railways-in-north-of-england