Episode 41

Royal Mail trains to run no more, inside the Severn Tunnel & priorities for new Government

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Episode Overview

Is Royal Mail quitting rail after 194 years? Royal Mail announces that it will scrap its trains, but tells us it will continue to use rail services. The question is… how much?

Louise Haigh becomes Transport Secretary and Lord Peter Hendy is appointed a Minister at the Department for Transport. We examine their in-trays and key priorities.

Richard gets to go underground in the Severn Tunnel on a very special trip to find out about major track renewals through this monster of a tunnel.

And the brand-new Northumberland Line fares are announced – with some brilliant offers!