Hopes for station are safeguarded

Lobbying by Coun Guy Renner-Thompson means development which would prevent the reintroduction of Belford station on the East Coast Main Line will not be supported in the new Local Plan.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 17 January, 2019, 09:39
Coun Guy Renner-Thompson at Belford station.

Coun Renner-Thompson said: “This safeguards the potential future of reopening Belford station. Along with an increased service at Chathill would transform the economy of the area, opening it up to commuters and visitors from Newcastle, Edinburgh and beyond.”

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