Lack of leadership of summer rail chaos was ‘totally unacceptable’

Leeds railway station
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has been severely criticised for not dealing with the chaos that crippled rail services across the North this summer. The situation was triggered by the introduction of a new timetable in May across the region. The changes led to months of delays and cancellations which affected hundreds of services. A transport select committee has delivered a damning verdict on Mr Grayling’s handling of the situation in a new report. MPs said the implementation of the new timetable was chaotic and... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...