Northern Rail Lines Seen As 'Valueless,' Leaked Emails Reveal

'These emails are a disgrace.'

Northern Rail lines were seen as “valueless” and ministers were warned of the looming rail chaos passengers would face as long as two years ago, startling leaked emails are said to reveal. 

Labour MP Lisa Nandy called Department of Transport (DfT) staff exchanges she had obtained “a disgrace” during a tense stand-off with Theresa May over the issue in the Commons on Wednesday. 

Brandishing the leaked documents during Prime Minister’s...
source: The Huffington Post

2018-06-20 15:50
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