How do we fix our railways and better connect Heathrow?  Read Transport Times

The British railway network is littered with bad planning decisions. For all the vim and technical precocity of the Victorian era’s market-led approach to railway construction, Britain’s rail network has remained a series of unconnected lines and branches leaving a legacy unbefitting of a modern state. Yet while some lines have since been refined with ‘missing links’, for instance the Ordsall Chord in Manchester, others have been ignored, allowing this legacy to exacerbate the modern strains on the national rail network.

The network in Windsor is perhaps the most apparent testament to the inefficacy of Britain’s rail system…[read more]