Nuneaton’s multi-million pound north chord is being used by an average of less than two trains every day.
The chord, just under a mile long, was opened in November 2012 at a cost of £28million.
It was constructed using finance from Network Rail, the Department for Transport and the European Union’s TEN-T programme to allow intermodal trains from Felixstowe and other freight workings from the Leicester direction to turn north at Nuneaton and head north up the West Coast Main Line.
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