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HS2 route to be tunnelled under Brussels to get to China more quickly

not so much Hu, but WenThe government has today announced plans to vary the route through which it obtains capital funding by avoiding Brussels completely and extending the line to China.

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Posted: Dec 3rd, 2011
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‘Stonehenge is just scaffolding’ claim experts

early example of half-finished tarmac driveway also revealedAfter many tens of years of investigation, the meaning behind the ancient monument of Stonehenge may finally have been discovered. Professor Mike Smith and his Oxford University team have concluded that the stones are not the final construction but just the scaffolding to allow work to take place.

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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2011
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Shock decision to cancel HS2 as 23 minute saving is ‘bugger all’

The incoming Transport Minister, Justine Greening, has announced the cancellation of the High Speed 2 rail project which would have linked London and Birmingham. Speaking from her constituency home in Putney, Ms Greening said, ‘looking at the facts, it has become clear that shortening the journey time between London and Birmingham by 23 minutes isn’t really going to revive the economy.’

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2011
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Network Rail unveils plans for new high-speed Replacement Bus Service

The future of Britain’s railways was given a boost today after Network Rail unveiled ambitious plans for a high-speed Replacement Bus Service to link London with Birmingham and the north of England.

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Posted: Mar 22nd, 2010
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