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Election results Conservatives on course for majority

It is looking highly likely that the Conservative party will regain power in the UK with the biggest winners clearly being the SNP in Scotland. However what will another 5 years of Conservative rule look like in terms of transport, below is a snapshot from their manifesto.

election result 2015

election result 2015

Main pledges

  • Deliver the biggest programme of investment in roads since the 1970s
  • Deliver the biggest investment in railways since the Victorians, including 850 miles of electrified railways
  • Reform strike laws, including on the transport network
  • Start work on High Speed 2 rail lines and continue development for a “HS3″ Leeds-Manchester link

Only time will tell but at the moment it’s simply a case of better the devil we’ve known for the past 5 years.

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