Passenger numbers hit 2 million on local lines

Passenger numbers have hit the two million mark for the first time on the Devon and Cornwall community railway lines. But have the services become a victim of their own success?

With overcrowding on peak time trains from rural locations and complaints over a lack of rolling stock, First Great Western

has recently been rated the third worst operator for customer satisfaction. Our Business Correspondent Seth Conway reports.


Record branch line users

Passenger numbers on the region's community branch lines have topped two million for the first time.