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Newly discovered Roman documents show ancient dispute over ‘third highway’

all roads lead to Heathrovium‘This important find, dating back to 50AD, documents the arguments over a proposed third Highway out of Londinium,’ the Chief archaeologist explained.

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Posted: Sep 8th, 2012
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Virgin warns ‘First Group may improve West Coast Mainline service’

Virgin on the ridiculousIn a dispute that has now been handed over to the courts, Virgin Trains has claimed that the awarding of the west coast main line to First Great Western opens the real threat of improvements to services.

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Posted: Aug 28th, 2012
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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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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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