First RUS tackles Midland routes

July 2003
Rail Business Intelligence;7/17/2003, Issue 202, p5
Trade Publication
Focuses on the results of the first Route Utilization Strategy study covering Midland routes conducted by the British Strategic Rail Authority, as of July 2003. Conclusion of the study regarding the seat capacity of trains going into London, England; Information on the Thameslink train operations; Plans for improving services provided at Nottingham and Leicester.


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