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.

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Record branch line users

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