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British Transport Police given ‘stop and spray’ powers of deodorisation

police finally doing something popular‘The onset of summer traditionally heralds a network-wide rise in reports of grievous bodily odour and unprovoked attacks on the nasal passages of innocent passengers’.

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Posted: Mar 27th, 2015
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By-passed villagers lament inability to complain about HS2 ruining their homes

residents have never seen a train beforeResidents of the chocolate box village of Aynton in Berkshire have said that they are ‘stunned and shocked’ by the Transport Secretary’s decision not to route the controversial High Speed 2 rail link close to their homes.

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2015
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156 people found inhumanely crushed into metal container at Crewe station

they were lucky to get out aliveAmbulances and police in huge numbers rushed this morning to Crewe station after the discovery of scores of people there being trafficked against their will in a metal box.

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Posted: Aug 22nd, 2014
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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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