Tag Archives: transport

Ministers threaten revolt over high-speed rail link

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By Andrew Gilligan A further two ministers have said they are strongly opposed to the link and two more have expressed reservations. Many backbenchers of all parties, plus the Speaker, John Bercow, have also pledged to fight the plan. The … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes 10th Nov 2010

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Wednesday 10th November 2010 Present: Gaynor Pope,Les Armstrong, Claire Bennett, Committee Members, Members of the local community Next Meeting:  Monday 15th November 2010 – Sunrise.Packington Lane Meeting Begin Claire Bennett opened the meeting by thanking everyone in attendance Claire Introduce herself and … Continue reading

Speed isn’t Green

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The following has been produced using an audio file of Joe Rukin’s presentation to the Parliamentary Lobby Day on 25th October and his slides: it is not a word-for-word transcription, but captures the spirit and some details of his presentation. … Continue reading

So what might the HS2 look like?

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So is it just a train line ? What is the big deal ? High speed rail takes many different forms and one is to elevate the track, below is an image of what this solution may look like on … Continue reading

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