Episode 26

Jacobite steam train ‘Hogwarts Express’ cancelled & Mayors unveil HS2 alternative

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Episode Overview

West Coast Railway Company stops sales of Jacobite steam train tickets – the famous Harry Potter Hogwarts Express route across Glenfinnan Viaduct, amid another battle with the ORR over central door locking.

Mayors Andy Street and Andy Burnham unveil their alternative to HS2… but is it a viable alternative?

ASLEF announces more train strikes.

And… good news on train passenger numbers! Rail journeys are up 20%!