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HS2 abandoned in favour of rebuilding Birmingham 10 minutes closer to London

now to overcome the language barrier‘This would shorten journey times between London and Birmingham by the same amount as HS2, but would also have the added benefit of reducing the length of the M40, delivering a significant boost to the road haulage industry.’

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Posted: Jul 14th, 2014
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Help-to-Buy to be extended to rail tickets

The government is reportedly planning to extend the help-to-buy scheme in order to cover rail fares as well. Currently, many in the squeezed middle are forced to rely on their car while desperately saving up for the deposit on the Zones 1-6 railcard that will get them onto the public transport ladder.

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Posted: Apr 24th, 2014
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Stations of the Cross closed – replacement buses brought in

Stations 6 and 7 of the Cross, currently closed for refurbishment, will not be ready for use this Easter due to unforeseen problems with sub-contractors.

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Posted: Apr 21st, 2014
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Rail network achieves Grade II listed status

‘This exciting development will preserve the rail network in its present state for generations to come,’ said proud Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin.

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Posted: Jul 31st, 2013
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Cameron goes multi cultural with a walk about among some non-Etonians

David Cameron has proved his critics wrong with a successful walkabout among the non-Etonian community.

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Posted: May 2nd, 2013
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