Subscribe for full online access and get...
- Full, instant access to all stories
- Customised email alerts straight to your inbox
- Monthly print magazine
For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.
Plans to cut spending on the railways by maintaining rural and freight routes to a minimum safety standard were published last week by the Strategic Rail Authority. A spokesman said that targeting resources on more heavily used routes would ensure that money was better spent.