Hartlepool MP launches stinging attack on Northern Rail’s ‘cattle trucks’ service

A Northern Rail train at Hartlepool Station

A Northern Rail train at Hartlepool Station

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HARTLEPOOL MP Iain Wright likened a rail company’s ageing carriages to “cattle trucks” during a Parliamentary debate.

Mr Wright launched a stinging attack on Northern Rail’s rolling stock saying they are “totally unsuitable” for a modern network.

Northern Rail ferries thousands of passengers a year on its services to Middlesbrough in the south and Newcastle in the north.

 

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