Government's action on National Express no long term solution says local Euro MP
Commenting on the news that the government says it intends to take the East Coast rail service, run by National Express, into state ownership, local Euro MP, Diana Wallis said:
"It is important that rail services between Yorkshire and London are protected and given National Express's recent intimation that they would close the route the Government had little choice."
Diana Wallis MEP, a regular user of the line when she makes her weekly trip to the European Parliament in Brussels, went on to say:
"Transport in Yorkshire and the rest of the north has long been the Cinderella of political topics. This action by the government on National Express is not a solution for the longer term aim of a high speed train link between Yorkshire and the south."