Road and rail delays drag on and on

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What is it with Burnley’s transport network? Readers will no doubt be aware of my feelings when it comes to delays with our roadworks, but at the moment our rail network seems to be running it a close second.

The long-awaited Todmorden Curve link to Manchester is already months behind schedule due to a series of cock-ups over rolling stock and signals. Now we learn the impressive-looking Manchester Road Staion office has still to open its doors months after its scheduled opening.

There is no doubting that ultimately all these projects will improve our transport experience, but the journey has been far too tortuous and prolonged.