Tag Archives: HS2

The South East will miss the train

Some people living in the North of England don’t fully appreciate the distinction between the two Cross Rail projects and EuroRail and the creaking transport infrastructure elsewhere in the South of England. By the same token some in the South … Continue reading

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The Chilterns got in the way

Speaking on Sunday morning on the Marr show, the Right Honourable Christopher Stephen Grayling MP, the Secretary of State for Transport was asked why the budget for HS2 is once again being expanded from its original £40Bn with suggestions that … Continue reading

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Brexit and HS2

On the face of things, there are few connections between HS2 and Brexit. The new train line connecting the North of England and London and ultimately Europe is deeply unpopular amongst some people who see it as a costly exercise … Continue reading

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Cost vs Value

Few Sussex MPs make themselves as accessible on social media as MP for Crawley, Henry Smith. For this he deserves every bit of the commendation that Brian May paid him prior to the last election. However inevitably this also means he posts things that … Continue reading

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The problem with our trains

It appears that the Government don’t believe their own data on railways. We are all anticipating the conclusion of the proposals for an acceptable route for HS2 and George Osborne has raised the idea of HS3 which may in time … Continue reading

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What is so special about Wrexham?

Wrexham is the largest town in North Wales with a population of a mere 42,000 people. It is a town with a varied industrial history and one of the largest brown field sites in the area is the old Firestone Tyres factory … Continue reading

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