Back in July the government outlined its rail investment strategy in the High Level Output Statement (HLOS) covering 2014-19 or Control Period 5 (CP5). We reported on the HLOS here and here, and a rich discussion ensued. Looking again at the HLOS, we explore whether it presents a viable strategy for London’s pressing rail capacity problems. Clearly the HLOS offers little new investment for London, although projects elsewhere such as East-West Rail could benefit London by reducing cross-London ...
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