Conservative Party Politician and Member of Parliament for Stoke-on-Trent South, Jack Brereton, extended his heartfelt pleasure and gratitude to meet with the members of the East Midlands Railway to discuss several issues about the reinstatement of complete railway services.
As per the update, the Conservative Party Politician and Member of Parliament for Stoke-on-Trent South, Jack Brereton, with MP for Burton in Staffordshire in the UK, Kate Kniveton, met with East Midlands Railway to discuss the reinstatement of the full rail services through the Stoke-on-Trent on the Crewe-Derby-Nottingham line.
During the meeting, MP Jack and MP Kate Kniveton spoke to East Midlands Railway’s Managing Director, Will Rogers, Stakeholder Manager, Laura Etheridge, Timetable Planner, and James Chapman.
Apart from discussing the reinstatement of the Crewe and Derby line, They also discussed the importance of the line and the need for future improvements to increase the frequency, including on Sunday, when there are only currently afternoon services.
They also discussed plans to reopen Meir Station on the line and improve access at Longton Station.
Further, while holding these discussions, MP Jack ensured to work and support the East Railway Midlands members. He added,” I will continue to work with colleagues and local rail providers to provide residents in Stoke-on-Trent to improve our local rail services.”
Department for Transport Network Rail
Reportedly, the Two Ministers discussed several issues affecting the Railway system and tried to investigate ways to reinforce and reinstate the East Midlands Railways. The Rail companies in the East Midlands have recently faced several issues. The rail companies have been unable to operate trains due to industrial actions by the unions destroying EMR and CrossCountry.
Train drivers’ union Aslef and the RMT union are striking over pay issues and working conditions.