Broadcaster Jeremy Vine had something to say about 'bringing back the railways':
Futures Forum: "If Chris Grayling is reopening railway stations closed by #Beeching he should start with the one at Sidmouth, whose beautiful seafront promenade and shopping area are ruined by a continuous traffic jam of lazy people in 1980s cars who seem to be unable to walk more than 25 yards."
The letters pages of the latest Herald are full of positive responses to the notion - as well as very practical proposals:
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Railways face an uncertain future, though:
Futures Forum: Brexit: and the railways in the South West