- 20 Oct 2014
- Up and down the south WCML (mostly)
And that attitude will mean, once there are mass rollouts of battery bus and coach fleets (and coaches are far easier to do than buses because of all that space underneath), it will be hard to justify keeping secondary railway lines open. The railway has to change its policy on this kind of thing - DMUs under the wires/over the third rail need to be abolished. Shore up power supplies, obtain suitable rolling stock or even split services if necessary.Removal of unnecessary diesel traction from the network is very much bottom of the agenda, below all other considerations.