Transport and Infrastructure

Working for improved local bus, rail and road networks. Encouraging more people onto public transport. More cycling paths and walkways. 


Chris launches A-Roads Taskforce

I have launched my A-Roads Taskforce to address urgent and long-term issues with Dorset’s main roads. The Taskforce had its first meeting on Friday 23rd April. The Taskforce includes representation from elected Dorset Council members, Dorset Highways, and Highways England.

Chris calls on Prime Minister to back rail upgrades

Today, Chris met with the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and discussed the condition of the railway line from Dorchester to Weymouth, following Prime Ministers Questions in the House of Commons. The discussion included summer Saturday services to the coast from Sherborne and Gillingham.

Rail enhancements beyond London

My article in The Times RED BOX 8th September 2020

(Written originally for the Railway Industry Association)

Dorchester South Station accessibility funding

West Dorset is set to benefit from a share of a £20 million government fund, as Dorchester South station receives much-needed funding for accessibility improvements.