Electrification of Staffordshire rail line will fast track economy
19th June 2012
THE potential electrification of a Staffordshire rail line would help improve the economic prosperity of the county, councillors have said.The £30m electrification of the Rugeley to Walsall line has been included in the West Midlands Rail Development Plan. The Government is currently deciding which of the region’s schemes it will fund between 2014 and 2019.Mike Maryon, Staffordshire’s cabinet member for highways and transport, said improved rail services were essential to drive the local economy.“The electri......for the full story register now for free or login below...
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