SRTA responds to Sevenoaks Local Plan

The Sevenoaks Rail Travellers Association has responded to the consultation on the Sevenoaks District Local Plan.

“The lack of any reference in Chapter 4 – ‘Well Connected Communities” of the Local Plan to the constraints and challenges of adequate rail services is alarming. It suggests a lack of ambition for what needs to be achieved. There is no mechanism identified through which rail capacity increases of the size required can be delivered, or who needs to act to achieve and finance them. It will need central government funding, and should, in our view, involve Transport for London in developing shorter distance services


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