Can reopening railways help clear roads?
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Could reopening railways help clear congested roads?

Opening up underused railway lines could help to reduce traffic on the road network, campaigners in Leicestershire say.

They want some of the services that were closed in the 1960s to be reopened, and have won the backing of some local politicians in their bid to revive a line running between Leicester and Burton-upon-Trent.

You can see this story in full on BBC Inside Out East Midlands at 19:30 GMT on Monday 26 February on BBC One, or via iPlayer for 30 days afterwards.

  • 26 Feb 2018