Tapping the added value of homes near railways could help fund transport links
The price or rent of a home depends on a huge number of factors. Some of these are specific to the building, such as its size or garden or energy efficiency. Others though, relate to the location.
Some properties are close to the coastline, some near schools - and enjoy a premium as a result. Others may be very close to a junction or a factory or a troublesome neighbourhood and enjoy a discount.
This report looks at the relationship between urban rail facilities and the cost of accommodation nearby.