Get in touch: send your photos, videos, news & views by texting YORK to 80360 or send an email»
EAST Riding County Council wisely took the steam out of the Beverley-to-York Minsters’ Rail Campaign by deciding it was not deliverable due to lack of finance; consequently it was decided unrealistic to protect any proposed route from development.
The burning by George Mcmanus, chairman of the campaign, of a supposed list of 10,000 signatures in support of the railway seemed pretty futile as only about 20 supporters turned up.
Who knows, in 20 years time we may have a completely new mode of transport.
Macmanus’s pyromaniac event lit up the fact that there were more reporters than supporters.
Chris Etherington, Bolton Gates, Wilberfoss, York.
Comments are closed on this article.