Thursday 3 December 2020 / 12:11 PM Jim McMahon / Transport

Unanswered question remains over Government’s Christmas travel plan

Jim McMahon MP, Labour’s Shadow Transport Secretary, commenting on the Government’s plans to manage Christmas travel, said:

“It’s welcome that Ministers have finally announced a plan for Christmas travel but there are still many unanswered questions.

“The Government must ensure engineering works do not clash with the limited window in which people can travel and that all peak fares are suspended during the travelling period, not just leave it up to operators.

“We must not lose sight of the fact that Covid has not gone away. Ministers must take charge of the situation to ensure passengers do not face Christmas travel chaos and risks to their health on overcrowded services.”