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Overcrowding on Trains ?

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The report from the Public Accounts Committee on Increasing Passenger Rail Capacity is available for download.  It’s interesting reading, if you like that sort of thing.  But just in case you don’t, we read it for you. It raises many … Continue reading

Typewriters ready !

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A 1000 letters carry more weight than a 1000 emails, or 1000 petition signatures because it is harder to deal with them, you can’t just delete it or file it easily and in many cases they have to be responded … Continue reading

High Speed Rail at Mile Oak

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There is a proposal to put the High Speed Rail line (HS2) at Mile Oak on the “TAMWORTH ROUTE”. The proposal will see the line at least 40 ft above the brook between Bourne nursery and Mile Oak. It would … Continue reading

What is the HS2

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On 11th March 2010, the outgoing Labour Government announced plans for a High Speed Rail (HS2) link from London Euston to Birmingham. It was reported then that it would cost £11bn, but that figure was 6 years out of date. … Continue reading