‘A frank exchange of views’ during rail link meeting

Peter Hemmerman, who is also Deputy Mayor of Market Weighton.
Peter Hemmerman, who is also Deputy Mayor of Market Weighton.

Campaigners battling to re-open the a rail line from York to Beverley had “a frank exchange of views” with representatives of local authorities during a meeting about the scheme.

Members of the Minsters’ Rail Campaign, which has been campaigning since 2001 for the line, hosted a meeting in York to garner support from authorities for the East Riding, Hull, York, North Yorkshire and Ryedale were all represented. A representative for Network Rail also attended.

Minsters’ Rail Campaign chairman Peter Hemmerman said: ”We had a frank exchange of views after outlining our position and hopes for the future of the rail line through East Yorkshire.

Full story in next week’s (13 November) Pocklington Post.