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Colin Elliff

Stories

  • Colin Elliff

    Airport development and rail networks should go hand in handSubscription

    19 June, 2014

    No-one ever thought that the work of the Airports Commission would be easy. Tasked with developing options to deliver new runway capacity and secure the future of a UK aviation hub (whether located at Heathrow or elsewhere), it has had to face up to a plethora of conflicting priorities and competing proposals.

  • Colin Elliff

    How did we end up with High Speed 2?Subscription

    7 May, 2014Comments (4)

    Ask a cross-section of travellers what’s wrong with Britain’s railway system, and you’ll get a variety of answers.Commuter trains too crowded; trains across the Pennines too crowded; connections between regional cities either non-existent, or poor quality compared with services to London.