Tag Archives : resilience


Leader calls for rail funding on 5th anniversary of Dawlish failure

On the 5th anniversary of the failure of the rail line at Dawlish due to storms, Plymouth City Council leader Tudor Evans is calling on the government to confirm it is going to fully fund the £350m improvements needed to ensure the peninsula has a resilient rail service fit for the 21st century. He said: […]


Additional £10 million confirmed for rail resilience in South West

Deputy leader of Plymouth City Council has today welcomed the Government announcment of £10 million for rail resilience in the South West. Councillor Patrick Nicholson said: “Whilst it is reassuring that Network Rail will be able to continue to develop plans into strengthening resilience of the rail line at Dawlish, these are still only plans. […]