The purpose of the report is to present the
City Council’s recently-drafted Rail Strategy for the
Lancaster District for formal endorsement.
Subject to Cabinet endorsement for the Strategy, it is envisaged that a formal launch event will be arranged. Thereafter the Strategy will be used as a basis for influencing key stakeholders and decision-makers within the rail industry.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Community Impact;
Decision status: For Determination
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/05/2020
Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Decision due: 9 June 2020 by Cabinet
Lead member: Leader and Cabinet Member
Lead director: Director for Economic Growth and Regeneration
An initial briefing and discussion event
regarding the development of a Rail Strategy was held in
Are there any climate change implications?: The increased use of rail within the district has the potential to mitigate against the impacts of climate change. Rail journeys can provide a low carbon alternative to car transportation.