MPs in East Coast day of action

MPs from across the region are heading to their local train stations as part of a national day of protest. The 'Keep East Coast on Track' campaign is arguing against proposed plans by the Government to re-privatise the franchise.

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North East MPs' East Coast Mainline campaign

North East Labour MPs have been leafleting the public at train stations today in a campaign to keep the East Coast rail service in public ownership.

Seven Tyneside MPs gathered at Newcastle Central Station in a continuing campaign to persuade the Government not to sell off East Coast, the publicly owned company.

Two more Labour MPs - Grahame Morris and Roberta Blackman-Woods - were also at Durham Station as part of the national day of action.

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