Major blow for rail link bid

George McManus, chairman of the Minsters' Rail Campaign
George McManus, chairman of the Minsters' Rail Campaign

An ambitious campaign to try and re-open a rail link from York to Beverley has been dealt a devastating blow.

East Riding Council has not included the £220million scheme in its East Riding Local Plan, claiming it could only back proposals which were ‘deliverable’.

Full story in next Thursday’s paper (12 December).